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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


Changing Gender Preferences in Taiwan

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the intergenerational transmission of gender preferences in education investment at the macro and the micro level using the Taiwan PSFD data. The macro‐level analysis shows ... More


Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh-Rong Yu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides two kinds of connections and one possible elaboration concerning Chinese families. On the one hand, it explores the connection between the special features of Chinese families and ... More


The Role of the Family in Child Education

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In the Western scenario, characterized by weak gender preferences and mostly parent‐to‐child downward transfers, parental education investment on children is a pure allocation problem. Therefore the ... More


Attitudes, Stereotypes, and Support for Women Candidates

Kathleen Dolan

in When Does Gender Matter?: Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes a series of attitudes about women in political life, examining voter baseline gender preferences, desire for more women in office, and thoughts about gender parity. It also ... More


Societal Designations: Adolescents Who Are Gay

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the experiences of adolescents who are homosexual or still confused about their gender identity or preference. Adolescents with unresolved issues about homosexuality generally ... More


Israeli and Russian Jews: Gendered Perspectives on Settlement and Return Migration

Steven J. Gold

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter references the literature on gendered settlement preferences. It stresses the importance of comparing the status and employment opportunities of immigrants in the United States with what ... More


Villagers, Daughters, and the Voices of the “Missing”

John James Kennedy and Yaojiang Shi

in Lost and Found: The "Missing Girls" in Rural China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917425
eISBN:
9780190917463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917425.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The general assumption has been that rural residents prefer sons and that under the single child policy and cultural constraints, daughters are valued less. This desire is assumed to be based on a ... More


High sex ratio in China: Causes and consequences

Hongbin Li and Meng Lingsheng

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0082
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The population of China is characterized by a significant sex imbalance that favours males. This chapter reviews studies of the sex ratio in China. These show that the increase in the sex ratio at ... More


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