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  • How Islam influences women's paid non-farm employment: Evidence from 26 Indonesian and 37 Nigerian provinces.
    Spierings, Niels (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 399-431.

    Analyzes 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data for Indonesia & Nigeria. Muslim/Christian comparisons do not show differences in women's gainful employment, but traditionalist forms of Islam & Islamic province legislation locates women's gainful work in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Work; Women; Sharia; Nigeria; Gender role; Indonesia; Gender traditionalism; Islam, Nigeria; Law
  • History, Community Milieu, and Christian-Muslim Differentials in Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Agadjanian, Victor, Scott T. Yabiku, and Lubayna Fawcett (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:462-479.

    1990-2004 surveys; Christians were more likely to use contraception in Nigeria unless the local Muslim population was large. In Tanzania only proportion of Muslims in the locality predicted contraceptive use.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Christian, Tanzania; Islam, Nigeria; Tanzania; Christian, Nigeria; Birth control; Islam, Tanzania
  • An African Case Study of Political Islam: Nigeria.
    Hunwick, John (1992)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 524: 143-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Islam, Nigeria; Case study; Politics, Nigeria
  • Religious, Social and Economic Factors Hindering the Education of Girls in Northern Nigeria.
    Csapo, Marg (1981)
    Comparative Education 17: 311-319.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Nigeria; Islam, Nigeria; Education
  • Modern African elite of Jos.
    Plotnicov, Leonard (1970)
    In A. Tuden and L. Plotnicov (eds.) Stratification in Africa. New York: Free Press.

    Modern elites in Jos, Nigeria, tend toward major Christian denominations: Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic; traditional elites tend to be Moslem.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican, Nigeria; Elite; Nigeria, Jos; Islam, Nigeria; Methodist, Nigeria; Catholic, Nigeria
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