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Lena Wängnerud


Lena Wängnerud
Representive Democracy. Parliamentary Studies. Gender Studies
+46 31 786 1868

Room number: B530
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Lena Wängnerud

Research interest

My main research areas are Representative democracy with a particular focus on issues of women's political influence and gender equality. Gender and corruption where I  have a particular focus on conditions in Europe. Gender gaps in levels of Anxiety.  

Selection of books:

Gender and Corruption. Historical Roots and New Avenues for Research (ed. with Helena Stensöta, Palgrave 2018.

The Principles of Gender-Sensitive Parliaments, Routledge 2015. 

Elites, institutions and the Quality of Government (ed. with Carl Dahlström), Palgrave 2015.

Selection of journal publications:

Testing the politics of presence. Women's representation in the Swedish parliament, Scandinavian Political Studies, 2000, 23 (1): 67-91.

Women in Parliaments. Descriptive and substantive representation, Annual Review of Political Science, 2009, 12: 51-69.

Corruption as an obstacle to women's political representation: Evidence from local councils in 18 European Countries. With Aksel Sundström, Party Politics in 2016, 22(3):354-369.

Gender and corruption. The mediating Power of institutional logics. With Helena Stensöta and Richard Svensson, Governance 2015, 28(4):475-496.

Gender and socio-tropic anxiety: Explaining gender differences in anxiety to Social Risks and threats. With Monika Djerf-Pierre, The International Journal of Public Opinion Research in 2015, 28(2):217-240.

Exclusion or interests? Why females in elected office reduce petty and grand corruption. With Monika Bauhr and Nicholas Charron, European Journal of Political Research, 2018 (online ahead of print).

(see "publications" for full list)



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Blockpolitikens effekt på jämställdhet i riksdagens
Lena Wängnerud
Folkets främsta företrädare, Göteborg, Göteborgs universitet: Förvaltningshögskolan och Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Why expect a link between gender and corruption?
Helena Stensöta, Lena Wängnerud
Gender and corruption. Historical roots and new avenues for research., Palgrave, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Gender-Sensitive Parliaments: What it is and how to study them
Lena Wängnerud
Iustel Revista General de Derecho Constitutional, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

Women's Empowerment at the Local Level
Aksel Sundström, Lena Wängnerud
Alexander A. C., Bolzendahl C. & Jalalzai F. (eds) Measuring Women's Political Empowerment across the Globe : strategies, challenges and future research , Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book


Gender, Politics, and Corruption
Helena Stensöta, Lena Wängnerud
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

Gender Differences in Mobilization Against Greed Corruption
Lena Wängnerud, Monika Bauhr, Nicholas Charron
American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting. San Francisco: Aug 31-Sep 3 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Lena Wängnerud
Freidenvall L. & Jansson M. (red) Politik och kön: Feministiska perspektiv på statsvetenskap, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book


Does female representation reduce all forms of corruption?
Monika Bauhr, Lena Wängnerud
European Consortium of Political Research, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

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