Religiosity and gender equality: comparing natives and Muslim migrants in Germany

  title={Religiosity and gender equality: comparing natives and Muslim migrants in Germany},
  author={Claudia Diehl and Matthias Koenig and Kerstin Ruckdeschel},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={278 - 301}
Abstract In European public debates, Islam is often described as an impediment to gender equality. By using data from surveys conducted in Germany, we analyse the role of high levels of individual religiosity in explaining Turks’ and Germans’ approval of gender equality and the way Turkish and German couples share household tasks. Results suggest that, for both groups, individuals with strong religious commitments are less likely than secular individuals to hold egalitarian gender role… 

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