Ready for a Female President in Taiwan?

  title={Ready for a Female President in Taiwan?},
  author={Wan-Ying Yang and Kuan-Chen Lee},
  journal={Journal of Women, Politics \& Policy},
  pages={464 - 489}
ABSTRACT Campaigning to become Taiwan’s first female president, the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Tsai Ing-wen lost the 2012 election by a small margin to the Kuomintang (KMT) Chinese Nationalist Party’s) Ma Ying-jeou, who garnered substantial women’s support in the 2008 election. The feminist gap, rather than the gender gap, has a critical impact independent of party identification and candidate evaluation in explaining the close result in the 2012 election and the vote changes in the… 
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