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Cultural interactions between Muslim immigrants and receiving societies (3731)

Type of Data: Cultural interactions between Muslim immigrants and receiving societies (3731)

Faith Community: Islam

Date: 2009-12

Geography: Great Britain. Part of multinational survey

Sample Size: 798 Muslims, 387 ethnic Britons

Population: Muslims of Moroccan, Turkish, former Yugoslavian, and Pakistani descent, and ethnic Britons

Keywords: Abortion, abstinence from alcohol, acquaintances, attendance at place of worship, birthday party, boss, Christians, citizenship, democracy, dietary rules, differences from host society, discrimination, divorce, employment, ethnic Britons, ethnicity, EURISLAM, European Commission, family, freedom of speech, gender roles, homosexuality, hostility, identity, immigrants, integration, Islam, Jews, language, marriage, minarets, mosque, Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board, Muslims, neighbour, non-Muslims, places of worship, prayer, pre-marital sex, pride, public schools, religious affiliation, religious dress, religious education, religious holidays, religious inter-marriage, role of religion, social networks, unfair treatment, values, veil, voting, Western culture

Collection Method: Telephone interview

Sponsor: Consortium of six European universities coordinated by the University of Amsterdam, with funding from the European Commission

Published Source:

  • http://www.eurislam.eu/
  • Public Discourses about Muslims and Islam in Europe: A Comparative Analysis, special issue of Ethnicities, Vol. 13, 2013, pp. 131-249
  • Sarah Carol, Marc Helbling, and Ines Michalowski, ‘A Struggle over Religious Rights? How Muslim Immigrants and Christian Natives View the Accommodation of Religion in Six European Countries’, Social Forces, Vol. 94, 2015-16, pp. 647-71
  • The Socio-Cultural Integration of Muslims in Western Europe: Comparative Perspectives, special issue of Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 42, 2016, pp. 177-340
  • Sarah Carol and Nadja Milewski, ‘Attitudes toward Abortion among the Muslim Minority and Non-Muslim Majority in Cross-National Perspective: Can Religiosity Explain the Differences?’, Sociology of Religion, Vol. 78, 2017, pp. 456-91

    BRIN ID: 3731


    EURISLAM Project. Multinational survey, also undertaken in Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. The Muslim sample was recruited via an onomastic method. The project also involved media content analysis and interviews with representatives of Muslim organizations, 19 of them in Britain. Telephone fieldwork appears to have taken place in 2011.

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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