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Volume 133 - Number 1 - Spring 2018

Understanding White Polarization in the 2016 Vote for President: The Sobering Role of Racism and Sexism

BRIAN  F.  SCHAFFNER,  MATTHEW  MACWILLIAMS,  and  Tatishe Nteta examine the extent to which economic insecurity, racism, and sexism were important factors in determining vote choices in the 2016 American presidential election. They find that racism and sexism were particularly strong predictors of vote choice in 2016, while economic insecurity was much less important.


Volume 108 - Number 1 - Spring 1993

The Year of the Woman? Candidates, Voters, and the 1992 Elections
Michael X. Delli Carpini and ESTER FUCHS give a brief overview of why women had been excluded from voting and office holding. They then examine the recent successes by women in the political process, culminating in the election of forty-seven women in the U.S. House of Representatives and five new women senators.


Volume 95 - Number 4 - Winter 1980-81

Woodrow Wilson and Woman Suffrage: A New Look
Christine A. Lunardini and Thomas J. Knock present a major reinterpretation of the role of Woodrow Wilson in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. They demonstrate how Wilson, originally opposed to the amendment, was converted through the efforts of women suffragists and became an advocate of critical importance.


Volume 34 - Number 3 - September 1919

How Women Vote
William F. Ogburn and Inez Goltra studied an election held in Portland, Oregon, in 1914, to find out how women voted. 


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