This dissertation consists of three main chapters exploring gender disparities in persuasion tactics, competitive performance, and evaluation patterns in the context of high-profile debate tournaments. The first chapter examines gender disparities in persuasion tactics and evaluation patterns in debate speech transcripts. The second chapter investigates the causal impact of the gender composition of committees on the success chances of female contestants. The final main chapter explores whether the gender of opponents causally affects the competitive performance of participants.
|Award date||1 Dec 2021|
|Place of Publication||Rotterdam|
|Print ISBNs||978 90 361 0670 2|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2021|