How do gender quotas affect public support for women as political leaders?

@article{Allen2018HowDG,
  title={How do gender quotas affect public support for women as political leaders?},
  author={P. Allen and D. Cutts},
  journal={West European Politics},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={147 - 168}
}
  • P. Allen, D. Cutts
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • West European Politics
  • Abstract Gender quotas have shown themselves to be an effective means of getting more women into political office. Less clear is the broader effect of gender quotas on egalitarian attitudes. This article uses a cross-national dataset of 48 countries worldwide to examine the role of gender quotas in the generation of individual-level attitudes to women as political leaders. Firstly, gender quotas appear to improve perceptions of women’s ability as political leaders in countries where they are… CONTINUE READING
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