The Difference Women Make? The Difference Femininity Makes

  • Meredith Conroy
Part of the The Evolving American Presidency Series book series (EAP)

Abstract

This final chapter reviews the major findings of this study and also contemplates on their potential long-term and indirect consequences. I suggest that the negative consequences of the media’s use of gendered language in presidential elections extend far beyond the candidate whose image is feminized. I argue that consequences influence our general perceptions of women, their capacity for leadership, and their representation in our government. These contemplations remain theoretical because I lack adequate data to assess my ruminations; however, my speculations are driven by the observations from the data analysis, herein.

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© Meredith Conroy 2015

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