Gender politics dating
Klein tests her hypotheses on the elections of 1972, 1976, and 1980, with surprising results.
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Fields such as politics may be patriarchal and resistant to change, but they are not fixed and so the ‘rules of the game’ can be utilised by some women to deploy existing capital to their political advantage.
Specifically, our paper outlines how elite women convert symbolic capital from other fields into political capital.
As group consciousness grew, so did public support.
The two factors coalesced in the rise of activism and a full-blown women’s movement.