Social Reproduction of Religiosity in the Immigrant Context: The Role of Family Transmission and Family Formation â€” Evidence from France
International Migration Review, 2017, vol. 51, issue 4, 999-1030
This paper compares two aspects of the social reproduction of religion: parentâ€ toâ€ child transmission, and religious homogamy. Analysis of a survey of immigrants in France shows that for parentâ€ toâ€ child transmission, immigrant status/generation is not the central variable â€” rather, variation is across religions with Muslim families showing high continuity. Immigrant status/generation does directly matter for partner choice. In Christian and Muslim families alike, religious inâ€ partnering significantly declines in the second generation. In turn, the offspring of religiously nonâ€ homogamous families is less religious. For Muslim immigrants this points to the possibility of a nonâ€ trivial decline in religiosity in the third generation.
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