Formation of Islamic identity: A case study of university students

Alizadeh, Parvin and Stewart, Chris (2009) Formation of Islamic identity: A case study of university students. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 3(12), pp. 1-14. ISSN (print) 1833-1882

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to provide an empirical analysis of economic and social factors affecting the formation of a Muslim identity among female Muslim students. Employing binary choice models this paper demonstrates that female Muslim students studying at LondonMet are more likely to wear a veil if their mother wears a veil. Further, they are less likely to wear a veil the higher is their mother’s level of education, if they are married and if they were born in Pakistan.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Economics and econometrics
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Economics (until November 2012)
Depositing User: Chris Stewart
Date Deposited: 01 May 2013 15:05
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2013 12:28
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/25462

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