TITLE

Expert assessments of gender factor in political careers of the Russian sub federal elite

AUTHOR(S)
Popova, O. V.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo universiteta, Seriia 7: Geologia, G;2013, Issue 2, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyses some data obtained in a sociological study «Recruiting of the political leaders to the municipal and regional level in modern Russia: problems of optimization and improvement of the sociopolitical effectiveness» (2012). The conclusions are based on non-standardized 22 expert interviews and questionnaires completed by the experts with the assessment of the importance of various factors for career advancement. It also analyses ideas of Russian scientists about the role of gender and gender stereotypes that affect the political careers in modern Russia. In addition, it investigates requirements for women politicians at the sub national level; analyses possible career strategies and career prospects in the field of public policy. Furthermore, it showes the relationship between gender policy and career factors such as age of the policy, ratio of senior leaders, the importance of party support and assessment of status position as a «springboard» for further career growth. The experts were leading Russian political scientists and sociologists concerned with exploring the elites and regional political process. Among the experts there were no scientists that focus on gender-based methodologies, or any variant of feminist ideology.
ACCESSION #
94325351

 

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