Religious and sexual identities: a multi-faith exploration of young adults

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Presenting qualitative and quantitative findings on the lived experiences of around seven hundred young adults from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh and mixed-faith backgrounds, Religious and Sexual Identities provides an illuminating and nuanced analysis of young adults' perceptions and negotiations of their religious, sexual, youth and gender identities. It demonstrates how these young adults creatively construct meanings and social connections as they navigate demanding but exciting spaces in which their multiple identities intersect. Accessible quantitative analyses are combined with rich interview and video diary narratives in this theoretically-informed exploration of religious and sexual identities in contemporary society.

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Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFarnham (UK)
PublisherAshgate
Number of pages238
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4094-2638-7, 978-1-4724-0187-8
ISBN (Print)978-1-4094-2637-0
StatePublished - Jun 2013

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