This chapter reviews existing research about the gender gap in voting and partisanship, focusing on explanations that emphasize issue voting, socio‐economic differences, feminist mobilization, and value change. Norris suggests a research agenda for examining women's voting behaviour and public opinion that employs multi‐method approaches, is sensitive to social context, and that analyses data over time and cross‐nationally.
Keywords: gender gap; partisanship; public opinion; voting; women
Chapter. 9175 words. Illustrated.
Subjects: US Politics
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