Women’s representation in United States politics has increased but remains substantially lower than in many other countries. This Article first examines the structural impediments to higher levels of women’s representation, including how gender stereotypes may limit women’s electoral success. Then, the focus shifts to how women’s representation may and may not result in different kinds of policy priorities. Finally, the Article takes a more intersectional approach to consider how variations among women impact political priorities and approaches.
Joya Misra, WOMEN, POLITICS, AND GENDER INEQUALITY, 42 W. New Eng. L. Rev. 397 (2020), https://digitalcommons.law.wne.edu/lawreview/vol42/iss3/5