Branding halal: A photographic essay on global Muslim markets

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    Abstract

    In the rapidly expanding global market for halal products, Malaysia and Singapore hold a special position as the only two countries in the world where state bodies certify halal products, spaces (shops, factories and restaurants) as well as work processes. In these two countries and in shops all around the world, consumers can find state halal-certified products that carry distinctive halal marks. This photographic essay explores the properties of halal marks in Malaysia and Singapore within a framework of visual systems and the conditions of their interpretation, relating the particular systems to the complexities of which they are a part. More specifically, I explore the visual systems of halal marks on products, advertisements, shops as well as restaurants.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftAnthropology Today
    Vol/bind28
    Udgave nummer4
    Sider (fra-til)18-21
    Antal sider4
    ISSN0268-540X
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - 1 aug. 2012

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