Lecture 14 gender2

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Unformatted text preview: ning) women. non Not influenced by pushy women (makes sense?) Expectation states theory (Berger) Gender is a diffuse status characteristic Legitimacy of status expectations Tentative women can be influential with men by being tentative, and thus liked by men Does this explain (apparent) male receptiveness to tentative women? 2 Explaining Gender Differences in Language & Influence Role congruity theory (Eagly & Karau, 2002) Women are communal (pleasant, kind, trustworthy) Men are agentic (assertive, dominant, powerful) Leaders are agentic are agentic Women who try to be agentic are resisted by men, and not influential b/c they have to be communal SelfSelf-Categorization Theory Language use: Salience of gender under relatively cooperative conditions Social influence: Men should be less influenced by assertive women when gender is salient, but more influenced when a shared identity is salient Reid, Keerie, Palomares (2003) 10.00 Social Influence Partial Correlation: Frequency of T entative Language We are comparing males and females in the way that they co-ordinate their discussions of codifferent issues. In our previous research we have found that males and females differ quite sharply in the way that they approach issues such as (the topic of discussion) We can’t give such as (the topic of discussion)...
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