← Back to Search Results

Extent of religious discrimination (3493)

Type of Data: Extent of religious discrimination (3493)

Faith Community: General

Date: 2010-2011

Geography: England and Wales

Sample Size: 499 (29% response)

Population: National, regional, and local religious organizations

Keywords: Benefits agency, criminal justice and immigration, education, employment, funding, government policy, health care, housing, legislation, leisure services, media, other religious groups, Paul Weller, planning services, public transport, Religion and Society Programme, religious discrimination, shops and stores, social services, unfair treatment, University of Derby, University of Manchester, University of Oxford

Collection Method: Self-completion postal and online questionnaire

Collection Agency: Faculty of Education, Health, and Sciences, University of Derby in partnership with University of Oxford and University of Manchester

Sponsor: Arts and Humanities Research Council and Economic and Social Research Council Religion and Society Programme

Published Source:

  • Paul Weller, Kingsley Purdam, Nazila Ghanea, and Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, Religion or Belief, Discrimination and Equality: Britain in Global Contexts, London: Bloomsbury, 2013
  • Tristram Hooley and Paul Weller, ‘Surveying the Religious and Non-Religious Online’, Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion, edited by Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016, pp. 13-25
  • Kingsley Purdam, Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, Nazila Ghanea, and Paul Weller, ‘Religious Organizations and the Impact of Human Rights and Equality Laws in England and Wales’, Politics, Religion, and Ideology, Vol. 18, 2017, pp. 73-88

    BRIN ID: 3493


    The research, which also had a qualitative component (comprising 234 interviews and 40 focus group participants in five locations, and 211 practitioners attending five knowledge exchange workshops), mostly replicated a previous study undertaken for the Home Office in 1999-2001; 201 organizations responded to both the 2000 and 2010-11 surveys.

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

    British Religion in Numbers: All the material published on this website is subject to copyright. We explain further here.

    Bookmark the permalink.
  • ← Back to Search Results

    Comments are closed.