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Women senators lead to higher levels of political engagementby women constituentsfurther

Fridkin, Kim L. and Kenney, Patrick J. (2014) Women senators lead to higher levels of political engagementby women constituentsfurther. LSE American Politics and Policy (03 Oct 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In less than thirty years, women’s representation in the Senate has gone from two to twenty. In new research, Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney look at how this shift has influenced people’s understanding of, and engagement in, politics. Using election survey data, they find that women constituents tend to know more about their senators than males and that they are also more likely to be politically active if their senator is a woman

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 09:21
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/60367

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