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  • A Research Note on Islam and Gender Egalitarianism: An Examination of Egyptian and Saudi Arabian Youth Attitudes.
    Kucinskas, Jaime (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 761-770.

    Analyzes 2005 interview data from Muslim youth in Egypt & Saudi Arabia; practice & orthodoxy are inversely related to gender egalitarian attitudes among males, positively related among females.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Gender; Egypt; Saudi Arabia; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Islam, Egypt
  • Religious Fundamentalism among Young Muslims in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
    Moaddel, Mansoor, and Stuart A. Karabenick (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1675-1710.

    Based on 2005 surveys. "Fundamentalist" Muslim youth in Egypt & Saudi Arabia tend to rely on religious authorities for knowledge about the sociopolitcal role of Islam, support religious law, be fatalistic, & feel insecure.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Political Islam; Saudi Arabia; Islam, Egypt; Egypt
  • Islamic Fatalism and the Clash of Civilizations: An Appraisal of a Contentious and Dubious Theory.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A. (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1711-1752.

    Based on 2002 survey data. Christians are more fatalistic in Indonesia than Muslims, but not elsewhere. Muslims believe more in cosmological forces controlling life's outcomes than do Christians in all the societies.

    Associated Search Terms: Fatalism; Indonesia; Iran; Lebanon; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Islam; Christian, Indonesia; Belief; Christian, Lebanon
  • The Saudi Public Speaks: Religion, Gender, and Politics.
    Moaddel, Mansoor (2006)
    International Journal of Middle East Studies 38:1: 79-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Saudi Arabia; Saudi Arabia; Gender
  • Max Weber und die "Islamische Stadt."
    Paul, Jürgen (2003)
    In Hartmut Lehmann and Jean Martin Ouédraogo (eds.) Max Webers Religionssoziologie in interkultureller Perspektive. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, p. 109-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Saudi Arabia; Weber, Max; Urban
  • Geneaologies of Religion. Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam.
    Asad, Talal (1993)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Argues against a transhistorical definition of religion. Describes origins of anthropologists' concepts of religion, ritual, inquisitorial torture, & penance. Sees obedience as crucial in medieval Christian monasticism. Culture is analogous to referents, not text. Discusses public criticism in Islamic Saudi Arabia.

    Associated Search Terms: Obedience; Geertz, Clifford; Saudi Arabia; Penance; Torture; Monasticism; Law; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Historical; Foucault, Michel; Definition of religion; Catholic, medieval; Methodology; Ritual
  • Convergence and Divergence in the Status of Moslem Women: The Cases of Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
    Ertürk, Yakin (1991)
    International Sociology 6:3: 307-320.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Turkey; Islam, Saudi Arabia; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Women
  • The Religionization of a Society: The Continuing Application of Shariah Law in Saudi Arabia.
    Souryal, Sam S. (1987)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26:4: 429-449.

    Saudi Arabia, using sharia law, has lower crime rates than nearby countries that do not use it.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance/social control; Criminology; Law; Saudi Arabia; Islam, Saudi Arabia
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