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The religiosity gender gap in 14 diverse societies

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Scholars of religion have long sought to explain the persistent finding that women tend to report greater religiosity than men. However, the size of this “gender gap” may depend on the measure of religiosity employed, the religious tradition being sampled, and socio-demographic factors. Here, we conduct a systematic cross-cultural investigation into the prevalence of, and explanations for, the religiosity gender gap in 2,002 individuals from 14 diverse societies. While variation...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/2153599X.2021.2006292

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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Religion, Brain and Behavior More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
18-37
Publication date:
2022-04-06
Acceptance date:
2021-05-05
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EISSN:
2153-5981
ISSN:
2153-599X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1255210
Local pid:
pubs:1255210
Deposit date:
2022-05-20

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