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The social context of religious orientation : a study of form five students in thirteen Melbourne schools

Hickman, David Charles


This study endeavours to explain differences in the religious orientation of Form Five students in terms of differences in their social contexts. In complex societies, with religious pluralism, individuals are exposed to different definitions of reality according to their membership of subgroups. Their orientation may be influenced not only by their membership of subgroups but also the value they place on being approved by these groups : the extent to which the groups are "reference...[Show more]

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Date published: 1969
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7633be8fdae


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