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CJS Thursday Lecture Series | Gender and Voting Preferences in Japan, Britain, and the United States

Gill Steel, Professor of Political Science, Institute for the Liberal Arts, Doshisha University, Japan
Thursday, October 14, 2021
7:00-8:30 PM
Off Campus Location
Please note that the time of this lecture is 7:00 pm Ann Arbor time, 8:00 am in Tokyo (10/15/2021).

This talk examines why a gender difference in vote choice emerged – and varies – in the US, but not in Japan or Britain.

Gill Steel is Professor of Political Science at the Institute for the Liberal Arts, Doshisha University. Her recent work includes What Women Want. Voting Preferences in Japan, Britain, and the United States (forthcoming); editing Beyond the Gender Gap in Japan (2019); and co-editing 現代日本社会の権力構造 (2018) with Masahiko Asano; Power in Contemporary Japan (2016).

This colloquium series is made possible by the generous support of the U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange

Please register for the Zoom event here:
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Asia, Japanese Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures

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