English title: Contexts of immigrant receptivity and immigrant religious outcomes: the case of Muslims in Western Europe

Author(s): Phillip Connor -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2010

Abstract

Among migration scholars, immigrant religiosity has become an important variable in understanding immigrant incorporation into the new society, but less studied are determinants of varying immigrant religious outcomes. Using a subsample of immigrant Muslims within the European Social Survey (2002, 2004, 2006), contexts of immigrant receptivity as less or more welcoming are tested on immigrant Muslim religious outcomes using multi-level modelling. Results confirm the hypothesis that less welcoming immigrant contexts are associated with higher religious outcomes among Muslim immigrants in comparison to the host region's religiosity.

Volume: 33

Issue: 3

From page no: 376

To page no: 403

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1080/01419870902935963

Journal: Ethnic and Racial Studies

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