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Implicitly Biased: Voter Perception of Latina Political Candidates

Abstract The 2016 election brought to light a political climate change in the United States and showed that questions scholars and pundits alike thought were answered perhaps had not been completely addressed. For some, the main question left unanswered was what would it take for a woman to become President of the United States? For others, the question of fear politics and the effects of social media were raised. Perhaps, the most intriguing was exactly who has influence over US elections? While these, and other, questions were asked in the context of the presidential election, they are also applicable to all political races. This dissertation examines how voter perceptions based on stereotypes and racial threat can affect Latina candidates’ prospe... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Hernandez, Samantha L. (Author) / Herrera, Richard (Advisor) / Navarro, Sharon (Committee member) / Magana, Lisa (Committee member) / Hoekstra, Valerie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Political science / Latin American studies / Gender studies / Congress / Elections / Implicit Bias / Latinas / Political Candidates
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 160 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Political Science 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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