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  • School context and ethnic minority adolescent religiosity: A longitudinal study.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Roselien Vervaet, Fanny D'hont, Peter Stevens, Bart Van de Putte, and Mieke Van Houtte (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 658-666.

    Analyzes 2011-12 & 2014-15 panel data from secondary level students in Flanders. Ethnic pluralism lessened the fall-off of religious participating by high religious students.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Students, secondary; Panel study; Ethnic; Education; Diversity; Belgium, Flanders; Adolescents
  • Religious quest orientation and anti-gay sentimen: Nuancing the relationship between relgiosity and negative attitudes toward homosexuality among young Muslims and Christians in Flanders.
    Droogenbroeck, Filip Van, Bram Spruyt, Jessy Siongers, and Gil Keppens (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 787-799.

    Analyzes 2013 questionnaire data from secondary level students in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. For both Christian & Muslim students, a "quest" measure (openness to religious rethinking) inversely predicted negative views of homosexuality, while other measures of religiosity positively predicted them.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Flanders; Doubt; Homosexuality; Quest; Students, secondary
  • Religion and negative attitudes toward homosexuals: An analysis of urban young people and their attitudes towards homosexuality.
    Roggemans, Lilith, Bram Spruyt, Filip Van Droogenbroeck, and Gil Keppens (2015)
    Young 23:3: 254-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Belgium; Homosexuality; Belgium, Flanders; Islam, Belgium; Youth
  • Ethnic dimensions in the discourse and identity strategies of European converts to Islam in Anadalusia and Flanders.
    Leman, Johan, Christiane Stallaert, and Imam Lechkar (2010)
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 36:9: 1483-1497.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Flanders; Conversion; Ethnic; Identity; Islam, Belgium; Spain, Andalusia; Islam, Spain
  • The importance of religiosity and values in predicting political attitudes: Evidence for the continuing importance of religiosity in Flanders (Belgium).
    Duriez, Bart, Patrick Luyten, Boris Snauwaert, and Dirk Hutsebaut (2002)
    Mental Health, Religion and Culture 5:1: 35-54.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Flanders; Politics, Belgium; Religiosity; Values
  • The Importance of a Religious Service at Birth: The Persistent Demand for Baptism in Flanders (Belgium).
    Meerbeeck, Anne van (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 47-58.

    Reports 1990 European Values Study data; sees Catholic ritual performing social functions.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Belgium; Functionalism; Baptism; Ritual; Belgium, Flanders
  • Church Involvement, Ethnocentrism, and Voting for a Radical Right-Wing Party: Diverging Behavioral Outcomes of Equal Attitudinal Dispositions.
    Billiet, Jaak (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:3: 303-326.

    Analyzes 1991 post election survey data from Flanders; church-going Catholics & some kinds of non-Catholics voted anti-immigrant less than did marginal Catholics & non-believers.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Belgium; Politics, Belgium; Belgium, Flanders; Prejudice, anti-immigrant
  • From Truth to Values: A Sociological Analysis of the Public Discourse of Catholic Organizations in Flanders.
    Laermans, Rudi (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 69-77.

    Examines publications & other public documents of Catholic labor organizations in Flanders 1945-80; sees a shift from anti-modernism to moderate modernism, then to well-being & personal development.

    Associated Search Terms: Labor; Media; Flemish Belgians; Belgium, Flanders; Catholic, Belgium
  • Contrasting Effects of Church Involvement on Dimensions of Ethnocentrism: An Empirical Study among Flemish Catholics.
    Billiet, Jaak, Ann Carton, and Rob Eisinga (1995)
    Social Compass 42:1: 97-107.

    Analyzes 1989 interview & '91 survey data from Flemings; finds participation in Catholic organizations lessens ethnocentrism.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium, Flanders; Catholic, Belgium; Ethnocentrism; Participation; Flemish Belgians
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