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When Does Gender Matter?Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections$
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Kathleen Dolan

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199968275

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.001.0001

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The Landscape for Women Candidates

The Landscape for Women Candidates

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(p.186) Chapter 7 The Landscape for Women Candidates
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When Does Gender Matter?
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Kathleen Dolan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.003.0007

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 attitudes toward women candidates. Gender stereotypes are not a central influence on support for women. Instead, traditional influences like political party are most important, regardless of the sex of the candidates. This chapter also suggests areas for future research, such as examinations of woman-only races, partisan stereotypes, and the impact of women officeholders.

Keywords:   gender stereotypes, partisan stereotypes, woman-only races, women officeholders, women candidates

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