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date: 21 February 2020

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This chapter studies the political consequences of gender differences in public opinion among the American – and global – public, examining what is currently known about the nature, persistence, and origins of different gender gaps in political involvement and attitudes. It then discusses the role that gender stereotypes play in shaping reactions to political figures, and also includes a selective literature review which is focused on some of the main trends and findings within this research field.

Keywords: gender differences, political consequences, gender gaps, political involvement, gender stereotypes, political figures, literature review, main trends

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