Religiosity and household income in Sekhukhune

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dc.contributor.author Öhlmann, Philipp
dc.contributor.author Hüttel, Silke
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-21T11:55:38Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.description.abstract Literature analysing the interrelation of religion and economic performance suggests religion to explain differences in household income. Religious communities foster economically conducive attitudes and are important sources of social capital, particularly under weak economic structures. This paper targets at investigating effects of religiosity on rural household income using survey data from Greater Sekhukhune in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Using insights from religious studies within a conceptual framework of rural household decision-making, the authors estimate an income equation that includes measures for religious affiliation. While church membership per se does not reveal a significant effect on household income, the results show a positive and robust relationship for membership in the Zion Christian Church and the practice of African traditional religion. en_ZA
dc.description.department Practical Theology en_ZA
dc.description.embargo 2019-07-24
dc.description.librarian hj2018 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cdsa20 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Philipp Öhlmann & Silke Hüttel (2018) Religiosity and household income in Sekhukhune, Development Southern Africa, 35:2, 179-193, DOI: 10.1080/0376835X.2018.1426444. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0376-835X (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1470-3637 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1080/0376835X.2018.1426444
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/65208
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Routledge en_ZA
dc.rights © 2018 Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC). This is an electronic version of an article published in Development Southern Africa, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 179-193, 2018. doi : 10.1080/0376835X.2018.1426444. Development Southern Africa is available online at : http://www.tandfonline.comloi/cdsa20. en_ZA
dc.subject African traditional religion en_ZA
dc.subject Zion Christian Church en_ZA
dc.subject Household income en_ZA
dc.subject Religion en_ZA
dc.subject Rural households en_ZA
dc.title Religiosity and household income in Sekhukhune en_ZA
dc.type Postprint Article en_ZA


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