gender role

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Noun1.gender role - the overt expression of attitudes that indicate to others the degree of your maleness or femaleness; "your gender role is the public expression of your gender identity"
role - normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting; "what is your role on the team?"
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Racial identity as a mediator of the relationship between gender role conflict and the severity of psychological symptoms in Black, Latino, and Asian men.
Gender role identity occurs as a result of rearing patterns.
The Bern Sex-Role Inventory (BSRI) and the Noctcaelador Inventory (NI) were used to investigate the differences between gender role groups for night-sky watching.
Present study was carried out with the aim to identify the consideration of the egalitarian gender role in our society where goal achievement and career stability become a demand for both male and female in the family, to elaborate the patterns of behaviour attitudes and belongings in Egalitarianism, to explore the more valued expectations of society.
Despite the link between beliefs about gender and religion, the relationship between Evangelical Christians' religious beliefs about gender and gender role ideology has yet to be explored.
The gender role identity is an important aspect of an individual's personality development as it influences not only the self- concept but also has an impact on the way the individual will think, behave, feel and, in general, conduct his or her social life.
In this study, we consider parental attitudes based on the following three views: (i) parental gender role attitude, (ii) parental attitude on girls' capability, and (iii) parental gender biased investment attitude.
In fact, as several studies have reported, the changes in representations of gender roles are more noticeable in the public domain, for example, in paid employment, than in the private domain, where the division of household chores and childcare still grants the feminine gender role a special emphasis on homemaking (Andrade & Bould, 2012; Andrade & Fontaine, 2007; Carothers & Reis, 2012; Cech & Blair-Loy, 2010; Matias et al.
Men's Gender Role Conflict: Psychological Costs, Consequences, and an Agenda for Change
Rossi and Triunto (2012) have shown that public opinion in Uruguay was related to the liberalization of that country's abortion laws, while Jelen and Bradley (2014) have shown that gender role attitudes tend to be weak predictors of abortion attitudes in nations whose abortion laws are highly restrictive.
The endorsement of a masculine gender role has been shown to be significantly and positively associated with direct aggressive behavior in men (Bushman et al.
We don't know this for sure yet, but expectant mothers' choice on whether to find out their baby's sex may show gender role attitudes that will shape how they raise their children.