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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


Cultural Beliefs And The Gendering Of Social Relations

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter first examines the nature and content of contemporary cultural beliefs about gender, as represented in widely known, culturally hegemonic gender stereotypes. Gender stereotypes have ... More


The Persistence Of Inequality

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Previous chapters addressed the persistence of inequality in existing institutions; this chapter examines persistence at sites of economic and social innovation. Evidence shows that gender ... More


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

Kathleen Dolan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As the number of women candidates for office in the United States increases each election cycle, scholars are confronted with questions about the impact of their sex on their chances of success. ... More


Studying Gender Stereotypes and 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/9780199968275.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides the theoretical framework for the project, relying on theories of stereotyping and information from social psychology. The framework supports the notion that gender stereotypes ... More


Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

How does gender inequality persist in an advanced industrial society like the United States, where legal, political, institutional, and economic processes work against it? This book draws on ... More


Do Stereotypes Shape Evaluations of 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/9780199968275.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines whether voters employ gender stereotypes in their evaluations of women and men candidates. The analysis compares the abstract gender stereotypes voters hold with the specific ... More


What’s Love Got to Do with It?: Stereotypical Women in Dispositionist Torts

Fernanda Nicola

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how ideology influences legal change. In particular, it discusses how feminist ideologies, often allied with social conservative ones, have changed how lawyers and judges ... More


Gender At Home

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how the framing effects of gender on social relations in the home contribute to the persistence of inequality in the household division of labor despite changes in women's ... More


The Out‐Of‐Control Female: John's Use of Gender Stereotypes

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

John uses the issues of food and sex to continue his indirect denunciation of “Jezebel.” He focuses on these issues in the passages that feature female characters in order to connect the activities ... More


Gender and Culture

Deborah L. Best and Angelica R. Puzio

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Culture and gender are closely intertwined with biological factors creating predispositions for sex and gender development. However, sociocultural factors are critical determinants leading to gender ... More


Michelle Obama: Redefining Images of Black Women

Shanette C. Porter and Gregory S. Parks

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The election of Barack Obama as the first black President of the United States is a milestone in this country’s history in and of itself. But even more, his election brings with it another first—the ... More


Candidate Sex and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

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/9780199968275.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the reader to several questions surrounding the study of the impact of candidate sex on the success of women candidates. In thinking about women’s underrepresentation in ... More


Gender Stereotypes and Stereotyping: A Cognitive Perspective on Gender Bias

Monica Biernat and Amanda K. Sesko

in Gender, Sex, and Sexualities: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190658540
eISBN:
9780190658571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658540.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter delves into the theoretical and empirical literature on gender stereotypes to describe how gender stereotypes are conceptualized and measured, how these group-level stereotypes affect ... More


The Landscape 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/9780199968275.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings on the impact of candidate sex and gender stereotypes on candidate evaluations, vote choice, and campaign decisions. The public holds mostly positive ... More


Stereotypes about Men’s and Women’s Intuitions: A Study of Two Nations

Gerd Gigerenzer

in Simply Rational: Decision Making in the Real World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390076
eISBN:
9780190240684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390076.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Since the Enlightenment, rationality has been set above intuition and associated with male thought, whereas intuition has become linked with female thought. Do these stereotypes still exist? If yes, ... More


The Role of Stereotypes in Vote Choice Decisions

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/9780199968275.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 investigates the impact of gender stereotypes on vote choice decisions in congressional and governor elections. The analysis compares the impact of stereotypes and candidate evaluations ... More


Gender Stereotypes in Other Places?: Candidate Quality and Issue Campaigns

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/9780199968275.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines different points in the process of elections to consider the influence of gender on issues of candidate quality and campaign decisions. The background of women and men ... More


Slugs & Snails, Sugar & Spice

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explains how learning to categorize people as male or female is part of the social repertoire of human beings, who start learning to do it in infancy. Human beings are predisposed to ... More


Orchestral performers

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter takes a closer look at the different types of orchestral musicians, specifically, string players, woodwind players, and brass players. The study of the personality characteristics of ... More


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