219. Women in Politics


This Sociology Factsheet will look at women in politics and explore the extent to which issues of power are important, plus the role participation plays, theoretical perspectives and case studies. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:
1. Demonstrate your understanding of the role women play in politics.
2. Demonstrate your understanding of how women fit into the larger picture.
3. Critically evaluate differing theoretical perspectives and research on this topic.
4. Be confident in incorporating a case study specifically on women in politics in an exam response.

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Publication Date

January 2020


ISSN: 1351-5136

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