Clergy and the Politics of Gender

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Abstract:

Using data from a new survey of mainline Protestant clergy, we explore the extent to which a political gender gap exists between male and female mainline Protestant ministers. Analysis reveals major partisan, ideological, attitudinal, and participatory disparities among clergymen and clergywomen. Women are far more liberal than their male counterparts, and even though they face the constraint of being a professional minority, clergywomen tend to participate in politics at higher rates than clergymen.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1468-5906.2003.00207.x

Affiliations: 1: Washington College, Chestertown, MD 2: Creighton University, Omaha, NE 3: Clemson University 4: The University of Akron, OH

Publication date: December 1, 2003

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