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Popular Support for Electing Women in Eastern Europe

Clyde Wilcox, Beth Stark, and Sue Thomas

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the demand for women in the legislatures of post-communist Central and Eastern Europe. There is currently little demand for female legislators, with a prevailing attitude in ... More


Gender Stereotypes and Gender Preferences in American Politics

Kira Sanbonmatsu and Kathleen Dolan

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes a series of questions related to citizen's attitudes about gender issues. These items are included in the 2006 Pilot Study. The examination of gender stereotypes suggests that ... More


Does Your Infant Say the Words “Girl” and “Boy”?How Gender Labels Matter in Early Gender Development: Kristina M. Zosuls, Diane N. Ruble, Catherine Tamis-LeMonda, and Carol Lynn Martin

Kristin Shutts

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses research findings on children's emergent identification with a gender category. Children begin the process of learning gender categories and identifying with the categories ... More


Attitudes to gender roles

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

One of the prime questions which the present study addressed was whether or not changes in gender role attitudes and behaviour were affecting family formation. Because gender role attitudes and ... More


Why the Stereotype? Why South Asia?

Mrinalini Chakravorty

in In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the most common definitions of the stereotype; foremost among them is the idea that a stereotype conveys formulaic ideas based on ill-formed biases about persons or groups. To ... More


Challenges from the Home Front

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses childcare options, maternal obligations, and women's domestic responsibilities. Using aggregate statistics and qualitative data, it shows that the greater conflict between ... More


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