Updating the Gender Gap(s): A Multilevel Approach to What Underpins Changing Cultural Attitudes

  title={Updating the Gender Gap(s): A Multilevel Approach to What Underpins Changing Cultural Attitudes},
  author={April K. Clark},
  journal={Politics \& Gender},
  pages={26 - 56}
A number of studies have shown that men and women hold dissimilar opinions on a variety of issues. While we have been cognizant of the existence of the gender gap, none of the extant research examines the extent to which these differences are a consequence of period and cohort effects simultaneously. Cohort and period explanations are central to how scholars theorize large-scale changes in public opinion. This study uses a multilevel approach—employing cross-classified random effects models—to… 
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