Gender Dierence in Support for Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa: The role of Social Institutions

@inproceedings{Kont2013GenderDI,
  title={Gender Dierence in Support for Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa: The role of Social Institutions},
  author={Maty Kont{\'e}},
  year={2013}
}
Little empirical investigation has been put forward to explain why women are less likely to support democracy than men in Sub-Saharan Africa. This gender dierence in politics has been found in numerous studies and may hinder the much needed democratic legitimacy in this region. This paper addresses the question of whether this observed gap is due to the omission of social institutions related to gender inequality that aect women daily life and deprive them of autonomy at home. We hypothesize… CONTINUE READING

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