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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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Women in Parliaments. Descriptive and Substantive Representation.
Lena Wängnerud
Annual Review of Political Science, Journal article 2009
Journal article


Frivilligorganisationer -- rum för politiska samtal i vardagen?
Lena Wängnerud
Hermansson J, Karlsson C och Montgomery H red. "Samtalets mekanismer". Malmö:Liber, Chapter in book 2008
Chapter in book

Politics of Presence or Feminist Awareness? Two Perspectives on Gender Dynamics in Parliament.
Lena Wängnerud
Paper presenterat vid Bortom Rösträtten. Nordisk workshop om kön, politik och medborgaskap, Södertörn Högskola, 12 juni 2008. , Conference contribution 2008
Conference contribution

Measuring Gender Equality. How to Compare Top-Equal Countries.
Lena Wängnerud, Mette Anthonsen
Paper presented at The IV NOPSA Conference, Tromsö, 6-8 August 2008. , Conference contribution 2008
Conference contribution

Politiska entreprenörer tar plats.
Lena Wängnerud
Forskning och Framsteg , Magazine article 2008
Magazine article

Curbing Corruption through Social Welfare Reform? The effects of Mexico’s conditional cash transfer program on good government
Lena Wängnerud, Marcia Grimes
Paper presented at the QoG-Institute Conference, Tallinn, 1-3 December 2008., Conference contribution 2008
Conference contribution


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