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Social media and senior citizen advocacy: an inclusive tool to resist ageism?
Social media and senior citizen advocacy: an inclusive tool to resist ageism?

With population aging, interest groups demand that governments act to prevent a perceived financial crisis. Senior citizens remain frustrated in their efforts to influence the response of policy-makers. In an effort to strengthen their voice, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2015.1050411
Type: Journal Articles
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia

What does it take for a female aspirant to win a party nomination in a candidate-centered electoral system in an emerging democracy? Three decades after the third wave of democratization hit Africa, we still know little about women’s entry int [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11109-021-09683-0
Type: Journal Articles
Equal playing field? On the intersection between gender and being young in the Swedish Parliament
Equal playing field? On the intersection between gender and being young in the Swedish Parliament

Women and young constitute two underrepresented groups in most legislatures worldwide. The aim of this paper is to theorize and empirically analyze how the hitherto overlooked intersection between gender and young age condition legislators’ op [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2018.1564055
Type: Journal Articles
The speaker’s gender equality group in the Swedish parliament – a toothless tiger?
The speaker’s gender equality group in the Swedish parliament – a toothless tiger?

A recent wave of research has engaged with gender-focused bodies within parliament studying their status, organization, and function. One type of body scarcely studied is issue-based parliamentary groups such as the Speaker’s Gender Equality G [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2020.1752442
Type: Journal Articles
Measuring gender differences in elite behavior through surveys versus observation: what does the comparison reveal?
Measuring gender differences in elite behavior through surveys versus observation: what does the comparison reveal?

Surveys constitute the main method of studying elite behavior. A concern with survey data is that they reflect what elites report they do – not what elites actually do. Alternative, process-oriented approaches such as direct observation can he [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1877751
Type: Journal Articles
Learning gender equality: how women’s protest influences youth gender attitudes
Learning gender equality: how women’s protest influences youth gender attitudes

Current comparative analyses of gender attitudes among adolescents largely focus on individual-level characteristics. Understudied is the role of women’s protest on adolescents’ gender attitudes. This paper investigates how women’s protests re [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1926296
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Progressive familial socialization and white partisans’ racial attitudes
Progressive familial socialization and white partisans’ racial attitudes

Scholars have correlated the racial attitudes of White partisans with a number of explanatory variables, including ingroup favoritism and outgroup prejudice. Notwithstanding the importance of these variables, scholars have neglected other cons [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1932529
Type: Journal Articles
Sources of evidence and openness in field-intensive research on violent conflict
Sources of evidence and openness in field-intensive research on violent conflict

This article engages with Steven Lubet’s arguments in Interrogating Ethnography on reliability of evidence and replication of findings in ethnographic research. It draws on eight months of immersive fieldwork on Abkhaz mobilization in the Geor [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1950015
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Trying Lubet’s ethnography: On methodology, writing, and ethics
Trying Lubet’s ethnography: On methodology, writing, and ethics

By the early 2000s, immersed in fieldwork methods literatures (participant-observer ethnography, interviewing, and document-based research), I increasingly saw that “evidence” meant something different in different research and professional pr [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1963993
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Ethnography on Trial: Introduction to the Dialogue
Ethnography on Trial: Introduction to the Dialogue

While [ethnographers] do seek to uncover the rules of action, such rules are not as clearly discoverable as law is to lawyers – through examination of definitive statements. Most rules of social behavior are tacit and unstated. Frequently they [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1963992
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Do Americans perceive diverse judges as inherently biased?
Do Americans perceive diverse judges as inherently biased?

Although women and minorities hold an increasing share of judgships in the United States, they remain underrepresented. We explore Americans’ perceptions of the bias of women and minority judges – one of the possible challenges to creating a d [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1960867
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Social representations of COVID-19 skeptics: denigration, demonization, and disenfranchisement
Social representations of COVID-19 skeptics: denigration, demonization, and disenfranchisement

Denialism accompanies many global threats, such as climate change, HIV/AIDS, and now also SARS CoV-2 and COVID-19. We analyzed a corpus of 624 English-language news items to examine emerging social representations of people who question the ex [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2041443
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Cultural attributions for racial inequality
Cultural attributions for racial inequality

How do people explain persistent inequality between whites and blacks? Research has focused on two dimensions of explanation, or attribution: internal (regarding shortcomings in black motivation and capability); and external (regarding the soc [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2061361
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Backlash against “identity politics”: far right success and mainstream party attention to identity groups
Backlash against “identity politics”: far right success and mainstream party attention to identity groups

Far right parties often attack efforts to promote equality for historically marginalized groups like women, ethnic minorities, and LGBTQIA+ people, suggesting that “identity politics” takes away valuable resources from native working class pop [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2065318
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Gender differences in campaigning under alternative voting systems: analysis of election manifestos
Gender differences in campaigning under alternative voting systems: analysis of election manifestos

Growing evidence reveals that candidate issue engagement differs between men and women. However, recent research suggests that individual-level differences among candidates should be small under the strategic incentives inherent in single-memb [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2087192
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Unrepresentative Claims: Speaking for Oneself in a Social Movement
Unrepresentative Claims: Speaking for Oneself in a Social Movement

Sometimes, people engaged in politics actively refuse to speak for anyone but themselves. These unrepresentative claims multiply in social movements in times of crisis. During the French Yellow Vest movement of 2018–2019, such unrepresentative [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001210
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The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals
The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals

Written by an international team of over sixty experts and drawing on over three thousand scientific studies, this is the first comprehensive global assessment of the political impact of the Sustainable Development Goals, which were launched b [...]

Do-Gooders at the End of Aid
Do-Gooders at the End of Aid

Scandinavian countries are routinely considered exceptional for their commitment to development cooperation, peace mediation, and humanitarian action. This book highlights how the political culture of Scandinavia is indeed characterized by the [...]

Ageing and Health
Ageing and Health

One of the most important political and economic challenges facing Europe and elsewhere is the ageing of societies. Must ageing populations create conflict between generations and crisis for health systems? Our answer is no. The problem is not [...]

Beyond Borders
Beyond Borders

States have long denied basic rights to non-citizens within their borders, and international law imposes only limited duties on states with respect to those fleeing persecution. But even the limited rights previously enjoyed by non-citizens ar [...]

Island Fantasia
Island Fantasia

The Matsu archipelago between China and Taiwan, for long an isolated outpost off southeast China, was suddenly transformed into a military frontline in 1949 by the Cold War and the Communist-Nationalist conflict. The army occupied the islands, [...]

Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice
Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice

Processes of post-war reconstruction, peacebuilding and reconciliation are partly about fostering stability and adaptive capacity across different social systems. Nevertheless, these processes have seldom been expressly discussed within a resi [...]

Entangled Legalities Beyond the State
Entangled Legalities Beyond the State

Law is usually understood as an orderly, coherent system, but this volume shows that it is often better understood as an entangled web. Bringing together eminent contributors from law, political science, sociology, anthropology, history and po [...]

The Right to Science
The Right to Science

That everyone has a human right to enjoy the benefits of the progress of science and its applications comes as a surprise to many. Nevertheless, this right is pertinent to numerous issues at the intersection of science and society: open access [...]