Does Recruitment Matter? Selecting Path and Role Definition

  title={Does Recruitment Matter? Selecting Path and Role Definition},
  author={Henry B{\"a}ck},
Other contributions to this project have, not surprisingly, shown that recruitment to the top political position of local government in European cities is socially biased. Mayors and their equivalents are predominantly male, in most cases they held middle-class jobs prior to being elected to mayoral office, and they are now in their fifties. Many grew up in the municipality they now govern, and a relatively high proportion come from ‘political families’, that is to say, their families have a… CONTINUE READING