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Religiosity, country context, and participation in public life

Richard, Norrie (2014) Religiosity, country context, and participation in public life. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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    Abstract

    This thesis explores the effects of religiosity on public participation in a country comparative context. Using data from the World Values Survey, it is found , among other things, that greater levels of societal modernisation are associated with greater effects of religiosity on organisational types of behaviour. This study builds on secularisation theory and religious economies theory by looking at their implications and by doing so proposing revisions.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Richard, Norriertanorrie@gmail.com
    URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-55211
    Subjects: Social sciences
    Political science
    Uncontrolled Keywords:
    KeywordsLanguage
    religiosityUNSPECIFIED
    political participationUNSPECIFIED
    civil societyUNSPECIFIED
    secularisationUNSPECIFIED
    religious economiesUNSPECIFIED
    Faculty: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    Divisions: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät > Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie
    Language: English
    Date: 09 March 2014
    Date Type: Publication
    Date of oral exam: 27 May 2013
    Full Text Status: Public
    Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2014 16:02:01
    Referee
    NameAcademic Title
    Heiner, MeulemannProf. Dr.
    URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/5521

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