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How have gender stereotypes changed in the last 30 years?

Article title: The Times They Are A-Changing…Or Are They Not? A Comparison of Gender Stereotypes, 1983 to 2014 From Psychology of Women Quarterly This study finds that gender stereotypes are as strong today as they were 30 years ago, and … Continue reading

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Millennials are more accepting of working mothers but hold more traditional views of gender roles in marriage than GenXers

Attitudes Toward Women’s Work and Family Roles in the United States, 1976–2013 From Psychology of Women Quarterly  This research finds that US adults and adolescents are now significantly more accepting of mothers who work fulltime, but a growing minority from … Continue reading

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Pregnant women at work: The role of stigma in predicting women’s intended exit from the workforce

From Psychology of Women Quarterly The majority of U.S. women are working, either full time or part time, when they become pregnant for the first time. Although most women in the United States return to work within 3 months of … Continue reading

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Social antecedents and consequences of gender-sport stereotypes during Adolescence

From Psychology of Women Quarterly Adolescence is a key period with regard to choices involving both vocational orientations and extracurricular activities. Social psychologists advance that these decisions are partly influenced by stereotypes. More particularly, young women’s and men’s choices could … Continue reading

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Male benevolent sexism in romantic and work contexts

Prescription of protective paternalism for men in romantic and work contexts From Psychology of Women Quarterly Male protectiveness can be perceived as sexism. The perception depends on the situation, some protectiveness can be identified as benevolent while other protectiveness can … Continue reading

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Sex-related literature jeopardizes and empowers young women’s sexuality

Striving for pleasure without fear: Short-term effects of reading a women’s magazine on women’s sexual attitudes From Psychology of Women Quarterly  The outstanding global success of ‘50 Shades Of Grey’ by E. L. James seems to have prompted the abundance … Continue reading

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Sexism legitimizes gender inequality and makes it worse

Sexism and gender inequality across 57 societies From Psychological Science The purpose of this study was to directly test the hypothesis that sexism is a hierarchy-enhancing ideology by examining the contribution of sexist ideologies to increases in gender inequality across … Continue reading

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