Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

College students’ judgments regarding sexual aggression during a date

College students’ judgments regarding sexual aggression during a date Roseann Hannon Although many studies of acquaintance and date rape have accumulated over the last 15 years, disagreements continue as to how to define these terms. Muehlenhard, Powch, Phelps, and Giusti (1992) discussed definitions of rape used by researchers, and described two of the most important […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

Are gender differences in basic human values a generational phenomenon?

Are gender differences in basic human values a generational phenomenon? Sean Lyons Human values are a core element of human psychology and are therefore key to the understanding of both individuals and social groups (Mayton, Ball-Rokeach, & Loges, 1994). It therefore makes inherent sense that values should be considered a fundamental construct in the study […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

has the picture changed in 20 years?

Gender roles in animated cartoons: has the picture changed in 20 years? Teresa L. Thompson The way in which women have been portrayed on television has received considerable attention from researchers for more than two decades. This research has shown that females have been under-represented on television programs, in commercials and even in cartoons; that […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

social interaction and the strategizing of early breast development

Little girls in women’s bodies: social interaction and the strategizing of early breast development Erika Summers-Effler “Do you think it’s any fun to be the biggest kid in the class?” “I don’t know,” I said. “I never thought about it.” “Well, try thinking about it. Think about how you’d feel if you had to wear […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

A Journal of Research: An empirical examination of same

An empirical examination of same- and other-gender sexual harassment in the workplace Cathy L.Z. DuBois The stereotypical view of workplace sexual harassment (SH) is that harassment takes place between males and females. This view casts the perpetrator as a male and the target as a female. As a result, SH has often been described as […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

factor analysis of a Women Workplace Culture Questionnaire based on a grounded theory model

Women in a male-dominated industry: factor analysis of a Women Workplace Culture Questionnaire based on a grounded theory model Bodil Bergman INTRODUCTION Traditional questionnaires intended to assess psychosocial conditions at work have been criticized for being more suited to men than to women. This critique is based largely on the fact that the work force […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

Cholas, Mexican-American girls, and gangs

Cholas, Mexican-American girls, and gangs Mary G. Harris Urban sprawl, population growth, high unemployment, changing immigration patterns, and urban recession have moved street gangs out of low-income, inner-city neighborhoods where poverty, racial division, and high unemployment contributed to their formation. Today, there are at least 600 gangs with an estimated 100,000 gang members operating in […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

A Journal of Research: Adults sex role orientation and perceptions of aggressive interactions between girls and boys

Adults sex role orientation and perceptions of aggressive interactions between girls and boys Sheryl A. Susser Adult Sex Role Orientation and Perceptions of Aggressive Interactions Between Girls and Boys COPYRIGHT 1990 Plenum Publishing Corporation COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

on differences between women and men, and low- and high-clarity individuals

Engaging in self-reflection changes self-concept clarity: on differences between women and men, and low- and high-clarity individuals Patricia A.R. Csank In the present research, we were concerned with gender differences in the extent to which people reflect upon their own personality characteristics, which is a particular form of self-reflection, and the impact of such reflection […]

Categories
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research

A Journal of Research: Equality for Same Sex Couples: The Legal Recoginition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Equality for Same Sex Couples: The Legal Recoginition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States – Book Review Mona Eliasson Equality for Same Sex Couples: The Legal Recoginition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States. Yuval Merin, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2002. 397 pp. $ 25.00. For the past 20-30 […]