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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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A Step-Wise Development: Women in Parliament in Sweden
Lena Wängnerud
Ballington, Julie and Karam, Azza red. Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers. IDEA Handbook revised version. , Chapter in book 2005
Chapter in book

Kvinnorepresentation: en förebild med förhinder
Lena Wängnerud, Birgitta Niklasson
Göransson, A. (red). Makten och mångfalden : eliter och etnicitet i Sverige : rapport från Integrationspolitiska maktutredningens forskningsprogram , Stockholm, Fritzes offentliga publikationer : Justitiedepartementet, Regeringskansliet, Chapter in book 2005
Chapter in book

Testing the Politics of Presence Empirically. The Case of Women’s Representation in the Swedish Riksdag 1985-2002
Lena Wängnerud
Paper presented at the 3rd ECPR Conference Budapest 8-10 September, Conference contribution 2005
Conference contribution

Tracing Gender Cultures. Elite Perceptions in Norway och Sweden
Lena Wängnerud, Mari Teigen
Paper presenterat vid konferensen ”Changing Patterns of Elite Rule in the Western Democracies” i Balestrand, Norge, 10-12 juni , Conference contribution 2005
Conference contribution


Djärvhet kan vara något subtilt
Lena Wängnerud
GP-kultur. Göteborgs-Posten 2004-01-26 , Magazine article 2004
Magazine article

Politiker är också människor. Talmannens roll i riksdagens inre arbete
Lena Wängnerud
Stigmark, K red. Talmannens roll och förändring. Från Henry Allard till Birgitta Dahl., Chapter in book 2004
Chapter in book

Personfaktorns betydelse
Lena Wängnerud
Oscarsson, H; Holmberg, S. Kampen om euron , Göteborg, Göteborg University, Chapter in book 2004
Chapter in book


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