Moreover not all women believe that any disconnect between male and women

Moreover not all women believe that any disconnect

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Moreover, not all women believe that any disconnect between male and women politicians exists. M.Daniele Paserman, economics professor at Boston University, had her own opinions on the study done by the National Bureau of Economic Research, which she was an author for. “I think there is sometimes the claim going around that having more women would… improve team outcomes, because women are better able to build bridges…” she says in a statement to the conclusions of the research. She continues, “Within this sample, there’s really not that much showing clear differences between women and men. That could give some pause to the thought that increasing the number of women will have all these great improvements” (McGill). Attributing most studies as not concrete results due to confounding variables, Paserman displays a new view not accounted for—the insignificance of a small result and the
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overall complexity of a human. Studies that suggest that there are differences in male and female ways of thinking and cooperation do not paint the full picture of differences of a male and female. Furthermore, the differences found are not always relevant and according to Paserman, this irrelevancy needs to be accounted for rather than made into a broad conclusion. Disapproving the assertions that women themselves are different when it comes to thinking about legislation suggests that a gender quota would not bring in new ideologies, as Mather’s and van de Bos’s study suggested. However, the disintegration of McConnel’s plan due to the three women Senators thinking about the people rather than long-term consequence does indicate that Paserman’s opinion is also, to an extent, not completely true. Nonetheless, legislations supported by women play a pivotal role in determining the effects of gender quotas on legislations, thus seeing if they support all women. Naria Hinojose, award-wininng news reporter and anchor, writes a profound question as she tries to analyze Palin’s nomination in 2008. When composing her thesis, she asked herself, is a women candidate always a women’s candidate? This central idea brings together the stakeholders of a gender quota- all women in America. Not just young women, or women in corporate law, but all women that are affected by the legislations made by the government. The “equal” representation that is ensued by a gender quota would not hold true if the addition of women did not advocate for all women. Due to this idea of “equal representation”, researchers and women themselves hold different views as to whether or not a gender quota itself makes a true difference for legislation. According to the New York Women’s Caucus, “Women legislators bring with them lived experiences and crucial viewpoints that allow them to identify and take on the unique challenges that women face” (Women’s voice remains faint in politics”). This implies that having an equal representation of women in the government would allow for a change in how different cases and legislative proposals are taken care of. The same article, written by the Editorial Board of New
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