Treatment of Female Politicians and Impact on Voter Perception in the U.S.
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AuthorBygall, Jenna B.
Women In Government
Female Political Representation
Sex Role - Political Aspects
Women - Political Activity - United States
United States - Social Conditions
Politics And Government
Feminist Political Economy
Elections - United States
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AbstractThis essay explores the treatment of female politicians in the United States government and the impact of negative treatment on potential candidates as well as voters’ perception of said candidates. Readers may obtain a better understanding of the stereotypes, double standards, and biases that are projected upon female politicians in the U.S. This work is based on a literature review of peer-reviewed journal entries, research-based books, and credible news sources.
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