Consider the article/research summary
“Why Women? The Impact of Women in Elective Office.” In the piece the authors state “a growing body of evidence shows that gender is an important factor in legislative behavior.”
Identify and explain 2 examples provided by the authors.
What are some of the research difficulties in gauging the true effect of gender on legislative behavior?
Assuming there are gender differences in legislative behavior, does this have implications for how representative Congress is?