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Unformatted text preview: Results: The students consistently like high-performing women less than they did men with identical jobs and achievements In many cultures women do the heavy work because men are considered too weak for it (Best, 2002) Female and Male Behaviors Instrumental Behaviors: Goal-directed behaviors Expressive Behaviors: Expresses or communicates emotion or personal feelings Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI) and Androgyny BSRI: Created by Sandra Bem Consists of 60 personal traits, 20 each for masculine, feminine, and neutral Androgyny: Having both masculine and feminine traits in a single person Androgynous individuals are more adaptable in our society (Bem) Rigid gender stereotypes can restrict behavior, especially that of males (Bem) heterosexism...
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