Associations Among Men's Sexist Attitudes, Objectification of Women, and Their Own Drive for Muscularity

  title={Associations Among Men's Sexist Attitudes, Objectification of Women, and Their Own Drive for Muscularity},
  author={Viren Swami and Martin Voracek},
  journal={Psychology of Men and Masculinity},
The present study tested the hypothesis, derived from feminist perspectives on body image, that men’s greater endorsement of sexist attitudes and objectification of women would be associated with their own drive for muscularity. A total of 327 British men completed scales measuring their drive for muscularity, sexist attitudes, hostility toward women, objectification of women, and key demographics. Results showed that greater drive for muscularity was significantly predicted by stronger… Expand

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