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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The main feature of the scale is that even though the procedure for it development is based on that of the famous Bem Sex Role Inventory but the items were not drawn from the inventory but have been empirically generated in the Indian cultural context, making it a more suitable and appropriate measure of the gender role identity of the Indian adolescents.
I would classify these results as intriguing, but more experimental work is needed to determine if they are consequential to our understanding of Sex Role Egalitarianism.
A revision of the psychometric properties of the Bem Sex Role Inventory
While sex role stereotyping of managerial work can not only result in the perception that females are less capable or qualified than males to hold managerial positions, it may also hinder the entry of women into the upper hierarchies of business organizations.
The relationships among sex role orientation, egalitarianism, attitudes toward sexuality, and attitudes toward violence against women.
The overall conclusion of the studies of sex role portrayals in advertisements conducted in the 1970s is that women were portrayed differently from men" (Gilly, 1988).
Women usually acquire a great deal of sex role learning early in their lives.
Results indicated that women perceiving supportive family environments had less sex role conflict.
There is another very important aspect to be discussed and specially being part of a society where women are not considered part of the Mainstreaming, where their Sex role is given more importance than the Gender role.
A todo ello habria que anadir que, en general, teniendo en cuenta lo hasta ahora publicado, sobre todo lo relacionado con los dos instrumentos supuestamente mejores (el Bem Sex Role Inventory --BSRI--y el Personal Attributes Questionnaire--PAQ--), la proporcion de varianza explicada por sus factores no es precisamente elevada, que las comunalidades de sus items tampoco son muy altas, y que incluso los valores de consistencia interna dejan amplio margen para la mejora.
Beginning in the 1970s, Schein (1973, 1975) initiated some of the first empirical investigations of managerial sex role stereotyping.