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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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Maktens åsikter
Lena Wängnerud, Birgitta Niklasson
Maktens kön. Kvinnor och män i den svenska makteliten på 2000-talet, Nora, Nya Doxa, Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book

Winning Women's Vote. National Experience from Sweden
Lena Wängnerud
Female Suffrage in Europe, Conference, Sevilla 2-6 October 2006, Conference contribution 2006
Conference contribution

Maktens åsikter
Lena Wängnerud
Göransson, Anita (red.) (2007). Maktens kön: kvinnor och män i den svenska makteliten på 2000-talet, Nya Doxa, Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book

Risk att feministisk forskning självdör
Lena Wängnerud
Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift , Journal article 2006
Journal article

Den goda representanten
Lena Wängnerud
Bäck, Hanna och Gilljam, Mikael (red.) Valets mekanismer, Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book

Demokratin och den jämställda familjen – två oförenliga storheter?
Lena Wängnerud
Esaiasson, Peter & Westholm, Anders (red.) Deltagandets mekanismer. Det politiska engagemangets orsaker och konsekvenser., Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book


Effekter av ökad kvinnorepresentation
Lena Wängnerud
SOU 2005:66. Forskarrapporter till Jämställdhetspolitiska utredningen., Chapter in book 2005
Chapter in book

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