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Are Women Less Politically Corrupt?

Are Women Less Politically Corrupt?

A new study shows that women are less likely than men to participate in political corruption, but only in countries where corruption is stigmatized.Researchers from Rice University in Houston found that women are less tolerant of corrupt behavior, but only in democratic governments, where political corruption is typically punished — either by the courts or by voters.“The relationship between gender and corruption appears to depend on context,” said Justin Esarey, Ph.D., an assistant professor of political science and the study’s lead author.“When corruption is stigmatized, as in most democracies, women will be less tolerant and less likely

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14 Sep
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Are Women Less Politically Corrupt? http://t.co/R3a2y2EvFd (via @psychcentral)