An ambivalent alliance. Hostile and benevolent sexism as complementary justifications for gender inequality.

  title={An ambivalent alliance. Hostile and benevolent sexism as complementary justifications for gender inequality.},
  author={Peter Glick and Susan T. Fiske},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={56 2},
The equation of prejudice with antipathy is challenged by recent research on sexism. Benevolent sexism (a subjectively favorable, chivalrous ideology that offers protection and affection to women who embrace conventional roles) coexists with hostile sexism (antipathy toward women who are viewed as usurping men's power). The Ambivalent Sexism Inventory, first validated in U.S. samples, has been administered to over 15,000 men and women in 19 nations. Hostile and benevolent sexism are… 

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