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Tipo de Documento: Artigo Científico
Título: Can women’s performance in elections determine the engagement of adolescent girls in politics?
Autor: Firpo, Sergio Pinheiro
Arvate, Paulo
Pieri, Renan Gomes De
Data da publicação: 2021
Resumo em inglês: Women are responsible for important results in the public sector, but their participation as politicians is still small. One possible way of correcting this situation in the future will be to increase the degree to which adolescent girls participate in politics. The literature about women’s empowerment has identified that adolescent girls participate more in politics when role model women are elected. Unlike this literature, however, we run a regression discontinuity design and we show that the defeat of a woman also leads to other women being discouraged from participating. Our main idea is that the performance of female politicians has an influence on the engagement in politics of adolescent girls. Our measure of this engagement is not generated by measuring the perception of the aspirations of adolescent girls, but is taken from net registration to vote between Brazilian municipalities with victorious and defeated female leaders (mayors). Two mechanisms are important for explaining our results: the exchange of experiences between adolescent girls of different ages, and informal (through the Internet and public Wi-Fi) and formal (through the municipal anti-discrimination program) information.
Keywords (termos em inglês): Role model woman
Empowerment
Electoral performance
Engagement
Exchange of experiences Information
Idioma principal: Inglês
Area do CNPq: Ciências Sociais Aplicadas
URI: sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176268021000458?via%3Dihub
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