Roberta Lexier

Roberta Lexier is an assistant professor in the Department of General Education at Mount Royal University.

  • Mind the Gaps

    Canadian Perspectives on Gender and Politics

    By Roberta Lexier and Tamara Small     February 2013

    The gender gap refers to the differences in public opinion and political participation between men and women: the proportion of seats held by women in Canadian legislatures appears to have plateaued or even declined at all levels of government, and gendered differences in political behaviour and participation impact public policy, political outcomes and democratic fairness in Canada.

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