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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This study examines the possible relationships among sex, gender role orientation, secure attachment, and individuals' coping strategies.
Considering this background, it is appropriate that gender role attitudes are distinguished as traditional and nontraditional in China.
Some studies pointed out that the gender role attitudes of health care students were in line with traditional views, which affects adversely attitudes towards domestic violence (12,17,18).
School is one of the important institutions that reproduce gender role in terms of getting settled in femininity and masculinity role.
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.
Assuming the predictions of microeconomic theory and gender role theory on the effects of perceived job instability on fertility intentions, we expected that:
Masculinity and femininity can be described as an individual's endorsement and internalization of culturally defined norms about the male and female gender role, and individual men and women may embrace or reject these roles to different degrees (Fleck 1995; Pleck et al.