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Religious Fundamentalism, Attitudes toward Political Violence, and Developmental Idealism among Youth in Egypt and Saudi Arabia

Religious Fundamentalism, Attitudes toward Political Violence, and Developmental Idealism among Youth in Egypt and Saudi Arabia – 2005

Project Details

Investigators: Mansoor Moaddel, PI, Arland Thornton, Co-PI, Stuart Karabenick, Co-PI, Julie de Jong, Project Manager.Narrative Description:

This project intends to explore and explain the values and sociopolitical and cultural attitudes of young Egyptians and Saudis. It focuses on four general areas of values: (1) the sources of epistemic authorities that the youths rely in forming opinion about various social and cultural issues and deciding their career; (2) the extent to which the youth are aware of developmental ideas; (3) the youths’ orientations toward such issues as relationship between religion and politics, form of government, Western culture, and social status of women; and (4) the youths’ religiosity and attitudes toward religion.

Coverage: Egypt, Saudi Arabia.

Sponsor: Eastern Michigan UniversityThe Mellon FoundationUnited States Institute of Peace.

Keywords: epistemic authorities.

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Related Publications
Moaddel M, and Karabenick S. 2008. “Religious Fundamentalism among Young Muslims in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.” Social Forces 86(4): 1675-1710.

Data:

Type Detail Format Size
Data Documentation Description Document detailing methodology, funding, etc.   PDF 40K
Questionnaire English translation   PDF 141K
Questionnaire Arabic version used in Egypt (Arabic)   PDF 438K
Questionnaire Arabic version used in Saudi Arabia (Arabic)   PDF 327K
Dataset   SPSS 518K
Dataset   SAS 3393K
Codebook   PDF 1007K
Frequencies   PDF 1007K
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