Skip to main content Accesibility Help

Exploring Gender Differences in Support for Rightist Parties: The Role of Party and Gender Ideology

  • Rosie Campbell (a1) and Silvia Erzeel (a2)
Hide All
Abendschön, Simone, and Steinmetz, Stephanie. 2014. “The Gender Gap in Voting Revisited: Women's Party Preferences in a European Context.” Social Politics 21 (2): 315–44.
Akkerman, Tjitske. 2015. “Gender and the Radical Right in Western Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Agendas.” Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1–2): 3760.
Akkerman, Tjitske, de Lange, Sarah L., and Rooduijn, Matthijs. 2016. Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe. London: Routledge.
Arzheimer, Kai, and Carter, Elizabeth. 2006. “Political Opportunity Structures and Right-Wing Party Success.” European Journal of Political Research 41 (3): 419–43.
Bakker, Ryan, de Vries, Catherine, Edwards, Erica, Hooghe, Liesbet, Jolly, Seth, Marks, Gary, Polk, Jonathan, Rovny, Jan, Steenbergen, Marco, and Vachudova, Milada Anna. 2015. “Measuring Party Positions in Europe: The Chapel Hill Expert Survey Trend File, 1999–2010.” Party Politics 21 (1): 143–52.
Benoit, Kenneth, and Laver, Michael. 2006. Party Policy in Modern Democracies. London: Routledge.
Betz, Hans-George. 1993. “The New Politics of Resentment: Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe.” Comparative Politics 25 (4): 413–27.
Bonk, Kathy. 1988. “The Selling of the ‘Gender Gap’: The Role of Organised Feminism.” In The Politics of the Gender Gap: The Social Construction of Political Influence, ed. Mueller, Carol. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 82101.
Budge, Ian. 2000. “Expert Judgements of Party Policy Positions: Uses and Limitations in Political Research.” European Journal of Political Research 37 (1): 103–13.
Campbell, Rosie. 2016. “Representing Women Voters: The Role of the Gender Gap and the Response of Political Parties.” Party Politics 22 (5): 587–97.
Celis, Karen. 2006. “Substantive Representation of Women: The Representation of Women's Interests and the Impact of Descriptive Representation in the Belgian Parliament (1900–1979).” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 28 (2): 85114.
Celis, Karen, and Childs, Sarah. 2012. “The Substantive Representation of Women: What to Do with Conservative Claims?Political Studies 60 (1): 213–25.
Celis, Karen, and Childs, Sarah. eds. 2014. Gender, Conservatism and Political Representation. Colchester: ECPR Press.
Celis, Karen, Childs, Sarah, Kantola, Johanna, and Krook, Mona Lena. 2014. “Constituting Women's Interests through Representative Claims.” Politics & Gender 10 (2): 149–74.
Childs, Sarah, and Webb, Paul. 2012. Sex, Gender and the Conservative Party: From Iron Ladies to Kitten Heels. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
de Lange, Sarah L., and Mügge, Liza M.. 2015. “Gender and right-Wing Populism in the Low Countries: Ideological Variations across Parties and Time.” Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1–2): 6180.
Duverger, Maurice. 1955. The Political Role of Women. Paris: UNESCO.
Erzeel, Silvia, and Celis, Karen. 2016. “Political Parties, Ideology and Women's Substantive Representation.” Party Politics 22 (5): 576–86.
Erzeel, Silvia, Celis, Karen, and Caluwaerts, Didier. 2014. “Are Conservatism and Feminism Mutually Exclusive? A Study of ‘Feminist Conservative’ Voters in Belgium.” In Gender, Conservatism and Political Representation, eds. Celis, Karen and Childs, Sarah. Colchester: ECPR Press, 273–86.
Ferrín, Monica, Fraile, Marta, and García-Albacete, Gema. 2017. “The Gender Gap in Political Knowledge: Is It All about Guessing? An Experimental Approach.” International Journal of Public Opinion Research 29 (1): 111–32.
Ford, Robert, and Goodwin, Matthew. 2014. Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain. London: Routledge.
Giger, Nathalie. 2009. “Towards a Modern Gender Gap in Europe? A Comparative Analysis of Voting Behavior in 12 Countries.” Social Science Journal 46 (3): 474–92.
Gillion, Daniel Q., Ladd, Jonathan McDonald, and Meredith, Marc. 2014. “Education, Party Polarization and the Origins of the Partisan Gender Gap in U.S. Party Identification.” Social Science Research Network. (accessed January 24, 2018).
Givens, Terri. 2004. “The Radical Right Gender Gap.” Comparative Political Studies 37 (1): 3054.
Harteveld, Eelco, Van Der Brug, Wouter, Dahlberg, Stefan, and Kokkonen, Andrej. 2015. “The Gender Gap in Populist Radical-Right Voting: Examining the Demand Side in Western and Eastern Europe.” Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1–2): 103–34.
Hooghe, Liesbet, Bakker, Ryan, Brigevich, Anna, de Vries, Catherine, Edwards, Erica, Marks, Gary, Rovny, Jan, Steenbergen, Marco, and Vachudova, Milada. 2010. “Reliability and Validity of the 2002 and 2006 Chapel Hill expert Surveys on Party Positioning.” European Journal of Political Research 49 (5): 687703.
Huber, John, and Inglehart, Ronald. 1995. “Expert Interpretations of Party Space and Party Locations in 42 Societies.” Party Politics 1 (1): 73111.
Immerzeel, Tim, Coffé, Hilde, and van der Lippe, Tanja. 2015. “Explaining the Gender Gap in Radical Right Voting: A Cross-national Investigation in 12 Western European Countries.” Comparative European Politics 13 (2): 263–86.
Inglehart, Ronald, and Norris, Pippa. 2000. “The Developmental Theory of the Gender Gap: Women and Men's Voting Behaviour in Global Perspective.” International Political Science Review 21 (4): 441–62.
Inglehart, Ronald, and Norris, Pippa. 2003. Rising Tide: Gender Equality and Cultural Change around the World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Kitschelt, Herbert. 1997. The Radical Right in Europe: A Comparative Analysis. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Lovenduski, Joni, and Norris, Pippa. 2003. “Westminster Women: The Politics of Presence.” Political Studies 51 (1): 84102.
Lubbers, Marcel, Gijsberts, Mérove, and Scheepers, Peer. 2002. “Extreme Right-Wing Voting in Western Europe.” European Journal of Political Research 41 (3): 345–78.
Mair, Peter. 2001. “Searching for the Position of Political Actors: A Review of Approaches and a Critical Evaluation of Expert Surveys.” In Estimating the Policy Positions of Political Actors, ed. Laver, Michael. London: Routledge, 1030.
Mayer, Nonna. 2015. “The Closing of the Radical Right Gender Gap in France?French Politics 13 (4): 391414.
Meret, Susi, and Siim, Birte. 2013. “Gender, Populism and Politics of Belonging: Discourses of Right-Wing Populist Parties in Denmark, Norway and Austria.” In Negotiating Gender and Diversity in an Emerging European Public Sphere, eds. Siim, Birte and Mokre, Monika. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 7896.
Mudde, Cas. 2007. Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Mudde, Cas. 2013. “Three Decades of Populist Radical Right Parties in Western Europe: So What?European Journal of Political Research 52 (1): 119.
Mudde, Cas, and Kaltwasser, Cristóbal Rovira. 2015. “Vox Populi or Vox Masculini? Populism and Gender in Northern Europe and South America.” Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1–2): 1636.
Mueller, Carol. 1988a. “The Empowerment of Women: Polling and the Women's Voting Bloc.” In The Politics of the Gender Gap: The Social Construction of Political Influence, ed. Mueller, Carol. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1636.
Mueller, Carol. ed. 1988b. The Politics of the Gender Gap. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.
Norris, Pippa. 1999. “Gender: A Gender-Generation Gap?” In Critical Elections: British Parties and Voters in Long-Term Perspective, eds. Evans, Geoffrey and Norris, Pippa. London: Sage, 146–63.
Norris, Pippa. 2005. Radical Right: Voters and Parties in the Electoral Market. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Norton, Philip, and Wood, David M.. 1993. Back from Westminster: British Members of Parliament and Their Constituents. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky.
Rohrschneider, Robert, and Whitefield, Stephen. 2009. “Understanding Cleavages in Party Systems: Issue Position and Issue Salience in 13 Post-Communist Democracies.” Comparative Political Studies 42 (2): 280313.
Schmitt, Hermann, Hobolt, Sara B., Popa, Sebastian Adrian, and Teperoglou, Eftichia. 2015. European Parliament Election Study 2014, Voter Study, First Post-Election Survey. GESIS Data Archive: Cologne. ZA5161 Data File Version, 1:0.
Spierings, Niels, and Zaslove, Andrej. 2015. “Gendering the Vote for Populist Radical-Right Parties.” Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1–2): 135–62.
Spierings, Niels, and Zaslove, Andrej. 2017. “Gender, Populist Attitudes, and Voting: Explaining the Gender Gap in Voting for Populist Radical Right and Populist Radical Left Parties.” West European Politics 40 (4):821–47.
Spierings, Niels, Zaslove, Andrej, Mügge, Liza M., and de Lange, Sarah L.. 2015. “Gender and Populist Radical-Right Politics: An Introduction.” Patterns of Prejudice 49 (1–2): 315.
Steenbergen, Marco R., and Marks, Gary. 2007. “Evaluating Expert Judgments.” European Journal of Political Research 46 (3): 347–66.
Tingsten, Herbert. 1937. Political Behavior. Totowa, NJ: Bedminster.
Van Dijk, Teun. 2006. “Ideology and Discourse Analysis.” Journal of Political Ideologies 11 (2): 115–40.
Van Kessel, Stijn. 2015. Populist Parties in Europe: Agents of Discontent? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Wängnerud, Lena. 2000. “Testing the Politics of Presence: Women's Representation in the Swedish Riksdag.” Scandinavian Political Studies 23 (1): 6791.
Wiliarty, Sarah. 2010. The CDU and the Politics of Gender in Germany: Bringing Women to the Party. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Politics & Gender
  • ISSN: 1743-923X
  • EISSN: 1743-9248
  • URL: /core/journals/politics-and-gender
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
Type Description Title
Supplementary materials

Campbell and Erzeel supplementary material
Appendices A-B

 Word (16 KB)
16 KB


Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed