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Globalisation has contributed to declining levels of religious freedom across the world

Ben-Nun Bloom, Pazit and Arikan, Gizem (2014) Globalisation has contributed to declining levels of religious freedom across the world. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 Jul 2014). Website.

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Abstract

What factors affect religious freedom? As Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom and Gizem Arikan write, there is evidence that restrictions on religious freedom have increased globally in recent decades. Using data from a recent study, they highlight the role that processes of globalisation have had on this trend. The results indicate that globalisation is a contributing factor to the increase in restrictions on religious freedom, with this partly being explained by the perceived threat communities feel when they are exposed to members of other religions.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 10:39
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2021 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/71885

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