Project

First and second generation migrants' religiosity in Europe: individual and contextual effects

Duration
01 October 2011 → 30 September 2015
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied sociology
    • Policy and administration
    • Social psychology
    • Social stratification
    • Social theory and sociological methods
    • Sociology of life course, family and health
    • Other sociology and anthropology
Keywords
migrants discrimination religion generation context
 
Project description

This project aims at conducting research into (1) intergenerational transmission of migrants' religiosity. We will address (2) the psychological benefits of religion to migrants, with discrimination being one of the major influences. These aspects will be studied examining (3) large-scale contextual effects. The subjects of this research project are first and second generation migrants in Europe.