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  • Gender, religious identity, and civic engagement among Arab Muslims in the United States.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 30-48.

    Analyzes 2001-04 telephone interview data from Muslim Arab Americans. Religiosity positively predicts civic engagement, especially for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Migrant; Islam, U.S.A.; Arab Americans; Gender
  • Religion, Family, and Women's Employment among Muslim and Christian Arab Americans.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2010)
    In Christopher G. Ellison and Robert A. Hummer (eds.) Religion, Families, and Health. Population-Based Research in the United States. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 206-225.

    Analyzes 2000 questionnaire data from Arab American women. Muslim affiliation is less important than degree of religiosity in suppressing labor force participation, & the degree of religiosity has important effects only for women having childrne in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Family; Economic; Arab Americans
  • Gender and the Education-employment Paradox in Ethnic and Religious Contexts: The Case of Arab Americans.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal, and Sharon Oselin (2008)
    American Sociological Review 73:2: 296-313.

    Arab Americans see women's education as a resource for the socialization of children, a pattern reflecting their ethnic & religious contexts.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Education; Gender; Arab Americans; Family; Stratification
  • The Relationship Between Gender Equality and Democracy: A Comparison of Arab Versus Non-Arab Muslim Societies.
    Rizzo, helen, Adel-Hamid Abdel-latif, and Katherine Meyher (2007)
    Sociology 41:6:1151-1170.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Comparative; Arab; Women
  • Being Arab: Ethnic and Religious Identity Building among Second Generation Youth in Montreal.
    Eid, Paul (2007)
    Georgetown, Ontario: McGill-Queens University Press.

    Based on interviews with Christian and Muslim Arab undergraduate students in Montreal.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Identity; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Arab Canadians
  • The political participation and engagement of Muslim Americans: Mosque involvement and group consciousness.
    Jamal, Amaney (2007)
    American Politics Research 33:4: 521-544.

    2002 telephone interview data from Muslim Americans in the New York City area show mosques enhance the political particpation of Arab Americans, the collective consciousness of Arab & African American Muslims, & the civic engagement but not politcal involvemnt or collective consciousness of South Asian Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Arab Americans; United States, New York, New York; South Asian Americans; Politics, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Civic engagement; African Americans; Identity
  • Family, Religion, and Work among Arab-American Women.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2004)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 67: 1042-1050.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Economic; Women; Arab Americans; Gender role
  • The Interplay between Ethnicity, Religion, and Gender among Second Generation Christian and Muslim Arabs in Montreal.
    Eid, Paul (2003)
    Canadian Ethnic Studies/Études ethniques au Canada 35:2: 30-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Generations; Ethnic; Sex; Arab Canadians
  • The Sources of Gender Role Attitudes among Christian and Muslim Arab-American Women.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:2: 207-222.

    Analyzes 2000 questionnaire data from Arab American women. More than half were Christian & many were immigrants. Immigrant status & scriptural literalism predicted gender role traditionalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Arab Americans; Gender role; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; Migration
  • Challenging Myths of Muslim Women: The Influence of Islam on Arab-American Women's Labor Force Participation.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2002)
    Muslim World 96:1: 19-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Islam, U.S.A.; Arab Americans; Work
  • Cristiani d'Oriente in Piemonte.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Andrea Cassinasco (1999)
    Torino: L'Harmattan Italia.

    History & description of Orthodox and other eastern Christian churches in the Piedmont, Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Russian Orthodox, Italy; Romanian Orthodox, Italy; Coptic; Ecumenism; Icon; Migrant; Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Old Believers, Italy; Lebanese Italians; Greek Italians; Egyptian Italians; Arab Italians; Italy, Piedmont; Romani; Media; Monasticism; Albanian Catholic, Italy; Albanian Italians
  • Melkite Catholics in the United States.
    Macke, Beth A. (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 413-420.

    Reports 1991 descriptive data on the American Melkite diocese, gathered from members of the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

    Associated Search Terms: Arab Americans; Migrant; Catholic, Melkite, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Fertility: Arab Christian-Muslim Differentials.
    Chamie, Joseph (1981)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Fertility; Comparative; Islam; Arab; Christian
  • Nationalism and Religion. The Role of Religious Reform in the Genesis of Arab and Jewish Nationalism.
    Smith, Anthony D. (1973)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 35: 23-44.

    In the 1970s the Jewish identity was changing from a religious to a national one, but most Arabs elevated their ethnic status with a distinctively religious attachment.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Zionism; Arab nationalism; Identity
  • Le sacrifice chez les Arabes: recherches sur l'évolution, la nature et les fonctions des rites sacrificiels en Arabie occidentale.
    Chelhod, Joseph (1955)
    Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.

    Associated Search Terms: Arab; Sacrifice
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