Words Matter? Gender Disparities in Speeches, Evaluation and Competitive Performance

Thi Thanh Huyen Nguyen

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Swank, Otto, Supervisor
  • Delfgaauw, Josse, Co-supervisor
Award date1 Dec 2021
Place of PublicationRotterdam
Print ISBNs978 90 361 0670 2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2021


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