Does a Nation's Religious Composition Affect Generalized Trust? The Role of Religious Heterogeneity and the Percent Religious

Is religion more of an integrative or a divisive force in contemporary societies? We use multilevel analyses of World Values Survey data from 77,409 individuals in 69 countries to examine how both the percent of the population that is religious and the religious heterogeneity of a country are relate...

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Published in:Journal for the scientific study of religion
Authors: Olson, Daniel V. 1953- ; Miao, Li
Format: Electronic Article
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Published: Wiley-Blackwell [2015]
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In: Journal for the scientific study of religion
Year: 2015, Volume: 54, Issue: 4, Pages: 756-773
Further subjects:B moral community
B religious heterogeneity
B generalized social trust
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)