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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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Do politics matter? Women in Swedish local elected assemblies 1970-2010 and gender equality in outcomes
Lena Wängnerud, Anders Sundell
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association, Sept.30-Oct.2, Conference contribution 2010
Conference contribution

Women's Representation
Lena Wängnerud
The Encyclopedia of Political Science CQ Press, Review article 2010
Review article

Women Legislators
Lena Wängnerud
The Encyclopedia of Political Science CQ Press , Review article 2010
Review article

Dimished gender differences in the Swedish Parliament
Lena Wängnerud
Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Swedish Political Science Association, Sept. 30-Oct.2, 2010, Conference contribution 2010
Conference contribution

Variation in corruption between Mexican states. Elaborating the gender perspective
Lena Wängnerud
Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2-5, 2010, Conference paper 2010
Conference paper

Minskade könsskillnader i Sveriges riksdag
Lena Wängnerud
Folkets representanter. En bok om riksdagsledamöter och politisk representation i Sverige. Martin Brothén & Sören Holmberg (red), Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2010
Chapter in book


Åsikter om jämn könsfördelning
Lena Wängnerud
Holmberg S och Weibull L "Svensk höst" SOM-rapport nr. 46, Göteborg, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

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