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ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.


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Title: ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.
Authors: Hillman, Rebecca
Issue Date: 3-Mar-2020
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: women’s political representation
environmental politics
gender differences
climate change legislation
environmental agreements
greenhouse gas emissions
Abstract: Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. Meanwhile, female politicians in national parliaments are reported to have stronger environmental concerns and be more supportive of environmental protection than their male colleagues, but it is still unsure if they exhibit these characteristics in their decision-making. The purpose of this study is to capture the effect o... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/63686
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