Religion and social groups

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Miller & Hoffman (G)
Women are socialised to be more caring, passive and obedient. These show more interest in religion
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Davie (G)
Women are closer to birth and death- childbirth and caring for elderly- they have more reason to have ultimate questions answered (Parsons)
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Heelas &Woodhead (G)
Women are more involved with NAM, as they are associated more with nature. New Age Movements celebrate women
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Stark & Bainbridge (G)
People use religion to compensate for poverty and marginalisation. Women are more likely to experience these social exclusions, so participate in religion more than men.
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Bruce (E)
Ethnic difference can result in cultural defence. Cultural transition shows how religion plays a role of support to EM moving to new community, collective consciousness
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Modool et al (E)
Religion is important to communities of EM as socialization and maintaining traditional morality. Also helped them cope with social pressures, such as wider racism or poverty.
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Johal (E)
Suggest many young British Asians have created a hybrid identity, 'Brasian'. they blend both cultures by taking selective elements of parents religion, while having strong personal choice.
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Voas & Crockett (A)
People turn to religion when they are older, and approaching death. They use religion as comfort and the answer to the 'life after death'
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Generational effect (A)
Each new generation is less religious, they fail to pass on any religious values.
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Bruce (A)
Churches are less able to recruit young people due to being unable to socialise them into religious thinking through Sunday school or religious education.
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Lynch (A)
Young people may have diverted from traditional religions, but have found new forms of expressing religious belief, through NRM (specifically WRM)
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Commitments (A)
The young may be forced by parents, teens see religion as uncool and waste of leisure time, middle age have other priorities (work, family), old have more time (no job) so have time for religious devotion.
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