comparative politics

AOPSSS #15 “Status Threat and Opposition to Gender Equality Policies: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in South Korea”

In our fifteenth AOPSSS session, Jeong Hyun Kim (Louisiana State University) and Yesola Kweon (Utah State University) presented their the psychological determinants explaining this popular opposition to gender equality policies, with a focus on attitudes towards legislative gender quotas. [PaperSlides] Amanda Clayton (Vanderbilt), Mala Htun (New Mexico),Rieko Kage (University of Tokyo), and Jiso Yoon (Korean Women’s Development Institute) provided detailed comments on theory and testing. There was really a lot of excitement about this project!

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