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Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer


This book explores the emergence and expansion of global kosher and halal markets with a particular focus on the UK and Denmark. Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning “fit” or “proper” while halal is an Arabic word that literally means “permissible” or “lawful”. This is the first book of its kind to explore kosher and halal comparatively at different levels of the social scale such as individual consumption, the marketplace, religious organisations and the state. Within the last two decades or so, kosher and halal markets have become global in scope and states, manufacturers, restaurants, shops, cer ... More

Keywords: 1 Kosher, 2 Judaism, 3 Halal, 4 Islam, 5 The UK, 6 Denmark, 7 Globalisation, 8 Standards, 9 Certification, 10 Consumption

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526103642
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Lever, author
University of Huddersfield Business School

Johan Fischer, author
Department of Social Sciences and Business at Roskilde University