Terekhova M.

GENDER ROLE IN THE SYSTEM OF POLITICAL GOVERNANCE (the genesis of the category and the current state of the Russian model)

UDC 301.19

Annotation. The article examines the gradual development of the scientific category “gender role”, identifies the main existing gender stereotypes, analyzes the level of gender equality in modern Russian society and in the state authorities of the Russian Federation, and identifies the problem complexes that determine this level. The statistics of women in the legislative and executive branches of government are given. Gender stereotypes associated with the participation of women in the system of political governance are presented and disclosed. Research methods included classification analysis, comparative and historical analysis, etc. The results section provides a classification of gender stereotypes, as well as the dynamics of the number of women in the executive and legislative branches of government. In conclusion, the reasons for the low representation of women in public authorities are formulated

Keywords: gender role, gender stereotypes, the system of political governance, gender equality in government.


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