Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4th, 2021 (Eastern Time) and beginning April 20th, 2021 (Eastern Time) the Yahoo Answers website will be in read-only mode. There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page.

? asked in Social ScienceGender Studies · 2 months ago

Is corruption gender neutral? ?

2 Answers

Relevance
  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Speaking from the state that has one of the most corrupt governments in the nation it would seem that corruption is something shared by most of our elected officials regardless of gender. 

  • Elana
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Corruption tends to follow power, not gender.

    As more women get into politics and/or senior positions in companies, more women get caught in corruption.

    The statement that "power corrupts, absolutely power corrupts absolutely" is entirely gender neutral.

    What is *NOT* neutral is who currently has the power, and how that is changing.

    Feminism had a big boon a couple of years ago when the first woman appeared on the FBI's Top-10 most wanted.  Yay?

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.