Religion and Gender: Why Are Women More Religious Than Men?
Náboženství a pohlaví: Proč jsou ženy zbožnější než muži?

Dana Hamplová
2011 Czech Sociological Review  
This article looks at the differences in the religiosity of men and women. First, it outlines the main sociological theories that explain these differences. Afterwards, it examines the differences in the religiosity of Czech men and women in the ISSP 2008 and the DIN 2006 surveys. The analyses show that Czech women are more religious than Czech men in every measure of religiosity, but do not indicate that these differences can be explained by economic activity or social deprivation measured as
more » ... subjective assessment of social status. Some of the differences can, however, be ascribed to differences in religious socialisation in childhood.
doi:10.13060/00380288.2011.47.2.04 fatcat:kju7m7cbczcgngmu7hysi7mpsi