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Citizens (mistakenly) perceive female-led political parties as more moderate

O’Brien, Diana (2019) Citizens (mistakenly) perceive female-led political parties as more moderate. Democratic Audit Blog (22 Oct 2019). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Does women’s leadership affect citizens’ perceptions of political parties? Diana Z. O’Brien shows that female-led parties are perceived as more moderate than male-led organisations, even though election manifestos authored by these parties are actually slightly more extreme than those by male-led parties.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2021 13:12
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 23:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107976

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