Patricia Sloane-White is a social anthropologist who earned her DPhil at University of Oxford. She is an associate professor of anthropology with joint appointments in Asian Studies and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware, USA, where she serves as chair of Women and Gender Studies. She has researched Islam, Malay entrepreneurship, work, and corporate business in Malaysia for nearly 25 years. In addition to her book, Islam, Modernity and Entrepreneurship among the Malays (Palgrave/Macmillan 1998), she has published numerous articles on the Malay middle class, gender, sharia, and the Muslim workplace. Her new book is Corporate Islam: Sharia and the Modern Workplace (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

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