Do Your Best and Allah Will Take Care of the Rest: Muslim Turks Negotiate Halal in Strasbourg

@article{Alyanak2016DoYB,
  title={Do Your Best and Allah Will Take Care of the Rest: Muslim Turks Negotiate Halal in Strasbourg},
  author={Oğuz Alyanak},
  journal={International Review of Social Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={15 - 25}
}
Abstract As the market for Islamically permissible (halal) products expands, so do critical discourses on the production and consumption of halal in Europe. In France, one of Europe’s largest and fast growing halal markets, while some fear a halal takeover of the French foodscape, others question the authenticity of the products stamped with halal signs. This paper writes against both discourses by exploring the meaning halal takes beyond the sign. It examines how halal attains its meaning as a… CONTINUE READING