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Global kosher and halal markets
John Lever and Johan Fischer

’s ability to ensure food safety (Lytton 2013), but also more generally increasing regulation of kosher and halal globally. Globalised grassroots groups and NGOs are good examples of how scales have collapsed into each other. Ferguson and Gupta (2002: 995) call for an ethnography of encompassment, an approach that would take as its central problem the understanding of processes through which governmentality by state and non-​state actors is both legitimated and undermined across domains. This book tries to honour this call by exploring kosher and halal at different levels

in Religion, regulation, consumption
Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

(EPA) of which all OEEC members, whether US military allies or not, were members (Boel 2003: 21–​60). Ireland’s connection to the productivity drive remained largely formal during the EPA’s first five years in existence because its contact point –​in the absence of an Irish national productivity centre –​was an uninterested Department of Industry and Commerce. During this period EPA made connections with non-​state actors in Ireland that included trade union leaders, the IMI and the Retail, Grocery, Dairy and Allied Trades Association (RGDATA). An active 118 118

in Church, state and social science in Ireland
Egalitarianism and elitism
John Carter Wood

statist, but his stress on freedom and non-State actors opened his approach to Christian principles: any planned society, after all, needed planners, who might form the basis of a Christian clerisy or ‘Order’, a view that Mannheim shared with Oldham. Many in the group advocated an elite, including Oldham himself; Polanyi; and the educators Oakeshott, Clarke and Moberly. However, the most developed arguments came from Eliot, Murry and Mannheim. The following sections will concentrate on their ideas about an elite, considering its justifications, membership, tasks and

in This is your hour
Ami Pedahzur

THIS CHAPTER EXPANDS further on the construct of the ‘defending democracy’ by inquiring into the ‘pro-democratic civil society’ and its role in the context of the ‘defending democracy’ model. The following pages will underscore the significance of the actions of this non-state actor in the ‘defending democracy’s’ transition from the ‘militant’ to the ‘immunised’ model. The fundamental argument here submits that, as a result of its isolation from the State, ‘civil society’ in Israel probably plays a threefold role in safeguarding Israeli

in The Israeli response to Jewish extremism and violence