How does gender influence political attacks?

with Zeljko Poljak

28 Mar 2023 | Politics and Governance

In this episode, we explore the role of gender in parliamentary attacks. Are women less likely to attack and be attacked by men due to typical gender roles? How do political systems and events influence gender stereotypes by politicians? Questions answered by Željko Poljak, from the University of Antwerp, in Belgium.

Episode based on the article

The Role of Gender in Parliamentary Attacks and Incivility
By Željko Poljak
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About the Speaker

Željko Poljak is a PhD candidate and a member of the M2P (Media, Movements & Politics) research group at the Department of Political Science, University of Antwerp. His current research deals with negative communication between political actors both outside and during election campaigns. His recent work on this topic has been published in European Journal of Political Research and West European Politics.