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Why women in elected office reduce grand and petty corruption

Bauhr, Monika (2018) Why women in elected office reduce grand and petty corruption. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (17 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Corruption is a persistent problem in many European countries, but could improving the representation of women in politics offer a potential answer? Drawing on recent research, Monika Bauhr explains that a clear link can be identified between the share of women in office and a reduction in corruption, which may be attributable to the differing priorities of women when it comes to public service delivery and the breakup of male-dominated networks that are detrimental to their political careers.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2021 16:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:00

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