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Gender-Role Attitudes

  • By: Irene Hanson Frieze & Melinda Ciccocioppo
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Gender-role attitudes are people's beliefs about the appropriate role-related behaviors for women and men and girls and boys. This entry focuses on the definition and measurement of gender-role attitudes. Research on correlates of gender-role attitudes are reviewed along with ...

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