How Sexism Drives Support for Donald Trump

Carly Wayne, Nicholas Valentino and Marzia Oceno, Washington Post – October 23, 2016

This raises a key question: How much do attitudes about gender and women affect attitudes toward Donald Trump? Our research shows that these attitudes do matter — over and above factors that others have widely noted, such as authoritarianism, ethnocentrism and anxiety about economic stagnation. Moreover, the anger so visible in this emotionally charged campaign may be helping to make sexism more of a political force.

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