project . 2021 - 2026 . On going

SUCCESS

Gender-Gap in Political Endurance: a novel political inclusion theory
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101002248 Call for proposal: ERC-2020-COG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG Overall Budget: 2,335,750 EURFunder Contribution: 2,335,750 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Oct 2021
    End Date
    30 Sep 2026
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Democracies are under pressure worldwide: The political landscape is rapidly changing, with new parties emerging and old ones suffering, as voters turn away from established parties. We also witness a significant gender-gap in political endurance, meaning that women’s careers as elected representatives in parliaments tend to end quicker than men’s. SUCCESS argues that questions of women’s political endurance are of uttermost importance for the quality and legitimacy of democratic processes and therefore demand scholarly attention. SUCCESS will advance a novel theory of inclusion that explains gender-gaps in endurance, and provide much-needed new empirical eviden...
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Description
Democracies are under pressure worldwide: The political landscape is rapidly changing, with new parties emerging and old ones suffering, as voters turn away from established parties. We also witness a significant gender-gap in political endurance, meaning that women’s careers as elected representatives in parliaments tend to end quicker than men’s. SUCCESS argues that questions of women’s political endurance are of uttermost importance for the quality and legitimacy of democratic processes and therefore demand scholarly attention. SUCCESS will advance a novel theory of inclusion that explains gender-gaps in endurance, and provide much-needed new empirical eviden...
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