The Suffragist Peace

  title={The Suffragist Peace},
  author={Joslyn Barnhart and Robert F. Trager and Elizabeth N. Saunders and Allan Dafoe},
  journal={International Organization},
  pages={633 - 670}
Abstract Preferences for conflict and cooperation are systematically different for men and women: across a variety of contexts, women generally prefer more peaceful options and are less supportive of making threats and initiating conflict. But how do these preferences affect states’ decisions for war and patterns of conflict at the international level, such as the democratic peace? Women have increasingly participated in political decision making over the last century because of suffragist… 

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