publication . Article . 2012

Views on Human Rights among Christian, Muslim and non-religious youth in Norway and Sweden

Botvar, Pål Ketil; Sjöborg, Anders;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Religionssociologi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
This study explores the relation between religion and attitudes towards human rights among young people aged 17 to 19. The data material consists of 1660 questionnaires filled out in the classrooms by upper secondary school pupils living in the capital city of Oslo and in the Stockholm/ Uppsala area. We want first to find out if there are closer relations between religion and attitudes towards human rights concerning the private sphere than for attitudes towards human rights concerning the public sphere. By rights related to the private sphere we mean views on abortion and family values and by rights related to the public sphere we mean the right to work, views ...
Subjects
free text keywords: human rights, religion, attitudes, compartmentalization, Sweden, Norway, youth, Religious Studies, Religionsvetenskap, Sociology, Sociologi
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