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Religion and childhood death in india

Professor Sonia Bhalotra | Economics | 01 May 2007

Muslim children in india face lower mortality risks than hindu children. This is surprising because muslims have, on average, lower socio-economic status, higher fertility, shorter birth-spacing, lower autonomy amongst women, and are a minority group ...

The dynamics of religious change: an international comparative analysis

Professor David Voas | Sociology | 01 August 2006

This project will provide an empirical analysis of the dynamics of religious change in seven advanced industrial nations (australia, canada, germany, italy, new zealand, the us and the uk) using longitudinal and time-series data. Two problems underli ...

Local culture and the maintenance and transmission of religious practice

Professor David Voas | Sociology | 01 July 2006

Religious involvement has declined across the developed world.  because the mechanisms that sustain or undermine religion may be similar to those that operate on ethnic identity, political allegiance and participation, and other forms of ideolog ...

The dynamics of religious change: an international comparative analysis

Professor David Voas | Sociology | 01 January 2006

This project will provide a sophisticated empirical analysis of the dynamics of religious change in seven advanced industrial nations with different levels of popular religiosity: australia, canada, germany, italy, new zealand, the us and the uk. It ...

Religious transnationalism: the case of zimbabwean catholics in britain

Dr Dominic Pasura | Sociology | 01 July 2009

Social anthropologists suggest europe has entered a new phase in its religious history characterised by 'reverse evangelisation' of the continent by african migrants. So far, scholars who have studied this 'reverse flow' have concentrated on the reli ...

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