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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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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
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