Religious Fundamentalism, Attitudes toward Political Violence, and Developmental Idealism among Youth in Egypt and Saudi Arabia – 2005
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 University, The Mellon Foundation, United States Institute of Peace.
Keywords: epistemic authorities.
Moaddel M, and Karabenick S. 2008. “Religious Fundamentalism among Young Muslims in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.” Social Forces 86(4): 1675-1710.
|Data Documentation Description||Document detailing methodology, funding, etc.||40K|
|Questionnaire||Arabic version used in Egypt (Arabic)||438K|
|Questionnaire||Arabic version used in Saudi Arabia (Arabic)||327K|