Her Mother's Daughter? The Influence of Childhood Socialization on Women's Political Engagement

  title={Her Mother's Daughter? The Influence of Childhood Socialization on Women's Political Engagement},
  author={Elisabeth Gidengil and Brendan O’Neill and Lisa Young},
  journal={Journal of Women, Politics \& Policy},
  pages={334 - 355}
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