Ambivalent Sexism and Attitudes Toward Wife Abuse in Turkey and Brazil

@article{Glick2002AmbivalentSA,
  title={Ambivalent Sexism and Attitudes Toward Wife Abuse in Turkey and Brazil},
  author={Peter Glick and Nuray Sakallı-Uğurlu and Maria Cristina Ferreira and Marcos Aguiar de Souza},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={292 - 297}
}
Men and women in Turkey and Brazil completed the Ambivalent Sexism Inventory (Glick & Fiske, 1996) and measures of attitudes about wife abuse. In both nations hostile sexism (HS) and benevolent sexism (BS) positively correlated with attitudes that legitimize abuse. Regression analyses revealed that HS accounted for unique variance, but BS (once HS was controlled) was unrelated to wife abuse attitudes. These results: (a) add to the evidence for the cross-cultural validity of ambivalent sexism… 

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