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Family versus school effect on individual religiosity: Evidence from Pakistan

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This paper presents an empirical analysis of the impact of school type on students’ levels of religiosity. We use a new dataset on female students of registered madrasas (Islamic schools) and secular schools from urban parts of Pakistan. On most counts of religious behavior the students from the two groups record broadly similar results. However, our probit analysis shows that when we control for students’ socio-economic profile and attitudes, on few counts of religiosity madrasa effect does ...

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10.1016/j.ijedudev.2017.10.015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
International Development
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Author
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Educational Development Journal website
Volume:
59
Pages:
35-42
Publication date:
2018-01-18
Acceptance date:
2017-10-13
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0738-0593
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796306
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uuid:07a0bdff-3b03-438c-898f-e9d4702ad842
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pubs:796306
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2017-11-28

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