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Journal Article

Understanding the religious behaviour of Muslims in the Netherlands and the UK

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Publication date

2011

Summary


The position of Muslims in Western societies is the subject of intense study and debate. However, remarkably little attention has been paid to the practice of European Muslims and how Muslim religiosity relates to conventional measures of social and economic integration. In this article we draw on theories of secularization, assimilation, revitalization and integration to explore the correlates of attendance at religious meetings for Muslims of different backgrounds in the Netherlands and the UK. We conclude that patterns of religiosity and secularization cannot be generalized across national contexts.

Published in

Sociology

Volume and page numbers

45 , 1008 -1027

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0038038511416165

ISSN

16

Subjects

Social Groups, Migration, and Religion

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/record=b1616621~S5

Notes

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