Although women are celebrating the increase of the female politicians in the Senate, it is highly questionable that they can actually present a new force in the political arena, mainly dominated by the men and the stereotypes towards female gender in workplaces, especially the political arena. In response, political theorists have come up with different explanations for the inactive role of women in politics and one argument that they find intriguing is that the gap in political ambitions between men and females explain why women are least interested in politics (Karpowitz, Mendelberg & Shaker, 2012). Therefore, for it is necessary to argue the passive role of women in politics with reference to political theories as well as some well-known reasons for the low participation of female gender in politics.
From political analysts and theorists, the main reason as to why women are not represented in the US politics is that American women least have political aspirations as men. However, examples have been cited of Carol who as woman defying all odds to flourish in the political arena (Fridkin & Patrick, 2014). For the women who are least interested in politics, they are confined to other duties in society especially playing their gender role, fulfilling family or household chores. Women in Politics.
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