Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe.

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Year:
      2016
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      Muslims
      political values
      religion
      secularism
    • Abstract:
      This paper proposes an alternative explanation of Muslims’ endorsement of secular values based on their belonging to religious minorities. We argue that, contrary to what is often asserted in both the academic literature and the public debate, Muslims’ endorsement of secular values is not simply a matter of strong individual religiosity, but may also result from belonging to a religious minority. We suggest that this group-level variable may explain differences in the support for democratic values by Muslims in Europe, in addition to the individual-level variable pertaining to individual religiosity. Our findings show that belonging to a religious minority in the country of origin positively affects the degree of support of secularist values. More generally, they suggest that denominational Muslim identities should be investigated by taking into account the role of belonging to religious minorities. Moreover, the article will show how belonging to a religious minority can moderate the negative effect of religiosity on secular values. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      1369183X
    • Accession Number:
      112463124
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      BANFI, E.; GIANNI, M.; GIUGNI, M. Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe. Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, [s. l.], v. 42, n. 2, p. 292, 2016. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 21 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Banfi E, Gianni M, Giugni M. Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe. Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies. 2016;42(2):292. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124. Accessed August 21, 2019.
    • APA:
      Banfi, E., Gianni, M., & Giugni, M. (2016). Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe. Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, 42(2), 292. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Banfi, Elisa, Matteo Gianni, and Marco Giugni. 2016. “Religious Minorities and Secularism: An Alternative View of the Impact of Religion on the Political Values of Muslims in Europe.” Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies 42 (2): 292. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124.
    • Harvard:
      Banfi, E., Gianni, M. and Giugni, M. (2016) ‘Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe’, Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, 42(2), p. 292. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124 (Accessed: 21 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Banfi, E, Gianni, M & Giugni, M 2016, ‘Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe’, Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, vol. 42, no. 2, p. 292, viewed 21 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Banfi, Elisa, et al. “Religious Minorities and Secularism: An Alternative View of the Impact of Religion on the Political Values of Muslims in Europe.” Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, vol. 42, no. 2, Feb. 2016, p. 292. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Banfi, Elisa, Matteo Gianni, and Marco Giugni. “Religious Minorities and Secularism: An Alternative View of the Impact of Religion on the Political Values of Muslims in Europe.” Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies 42, no. 2 (February 2016): 292. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Banfi E, Gianni M, Giugni M. Religious minorities and secularism: an alternative view of the impact of religion on the political values of Muslims in Europe. Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies [Internet]. 2016 Feb [cited 2019 Aug 21];42(2):292. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=112463124