Lindsey Allemang's research while affiliated with University of Iowa and other places

Publications (2)

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Societal attitudes toward gender roles in the workplace and politics play a central part in theorizing on the difficulty women face in achieving political equality, but shortcomings in the available data have prevented direct examination of many implications of these theories. Drawing on recent advances in latent variable modeling of public opinion...
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We investigate the potential relationship between female combatants and conflict duration. We contend that recruiting female combatants extends war duration via its influence on state–rebel bargaining. The recruitment and deployment of female combatants contribute to divergent perspectives between the rebels and the incumbent regarding the rebel gr...

Citations

... Recent research finds a correlation between female fighters and longer conflicts, but we do not know whether, and if so, how women increase group survivability or whether they simply participate in longer conflicts. 45 Studies on how strategies are shaped by member roles and relations are particularly scarce and necessitate deeper scrutiny. 46 Another missing point is how women's lower opportunity costs of participating in rebel organizations affect organizations' structure and sustenance. ...