Minority Religious Groups and Life Satisfaction in India

  title={Minority Religious Groups and Life Satisfaction in India},
  author={Matteo Migheli},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Australian Economic Review},
  • Matteo Migheli
  • Published 1 June 2016
  • Political Science
  • Wiley-Blackwell: Australian Economic Review
type="main" xml:lang="en"> The link between individual religiosity and life satisfaction has been studied from different perspectives but the general conclusion is that religiosity makes people happier. Extant studies, however, have never considered minority religious groups in areas of conflict. This article therefore analyses India, a multi-religious country largely characterised by religious conflicts. Membership of a minority religion which is in conflict with the dominant group is likely… 

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