Chapter 9b - EmilyGrijalva,Psyc201 Novermber2nd,2009 Today Sexism: SexismToday GenderStereotypes :

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Emily Grijalva, Psyc 201 Novermber 2nd, 2009
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Today  Sexism: Prejudice and Discrimination Against Women Sexism Today Gender Stereotypes Prejudice Against Overweight Women  The Victim’s Perspective: Prejudice and Discrimination from the Inside The Personal-Group Discrimination Discrepancy Stereotype Threat   Genocide Causes of Genocide   Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination Dissonance and Prejudice Reduction The Contact Hypothesis and Prejudice Reduction Categorization Processes and Prejudice Reduction Antidiscrimination Legislation
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Sexism: Prejudice and Discrimination Against Women; Sexism Today  SEXISM -  prejudice and discrimination  directed against women because of their gender   Modern sexism  reflects perceptions that  women are no longer disadvantaged, together  with the antagonism toward women’s demands  for special treatment   AMBIVALENT SEXISM INVENTORY -  measures attitudes toward women and is  composed of two dimensions:   Benevolent sexism:   positive but  paternalistic attitudes toward women  (“protect”)   Hostile sexism:  negative attitudes toward  women who violate the traditional stereotype  of women Levels of both benevolent and  hostile sexism in a country are  negatively correlated with the  measures of gender equality in  that country.
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0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 Chile Korea Turkey Italy Spain Belgium Engalnd Germany Netherlands USA  Australia Hostile sexism scores Countries with the  most inequality Countries with the  least inequality Levels of both benevolent and hostile sexism in a country are negatively  correlated with the measures of gender equality in that country.
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 Who is more likely to sexually harass?   Men are more likely to harass than are women, although it depends on  the man and the situation  What are the forms of sexual harassment?   Quid pro quo (Latin for “something for something”)   Hostile work environment   Experiment   Male students asked to train a woman on a word-processing task o   Men were introduced to the female trainee by a male graduate student  who acted either  sexist  or  professional o  DV: amount of sexuality expressed by the male student while  instructing the female trainee   Results also depended upon the participant’s  chronic disposition to  harass Gender in the Workplace: Sexual Harassment
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Physical Contact Role Model’s Treatment of Woman Disposition to  Harass Low High Professional Sexist What happened? 1
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Chapter 9b - EmilyGrijalva,Psyc201 Novermber2nd,2009 Today Sexism: SexismToday GenderStereotypes :

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