Bystander Sexism in the Intergroup Context: The Impact of Cat-calls on Women’s Reactions Towards Men

  title={Bystander Sexism in the Intergroup Context: The Impact of Cat-calls on Women’s Reactions Towards Men},
  author={S. Chaudoir and D. Quinn},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • S. Chaudoir, D. Quinn
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • Despite the fact that sexism is an inherently intergroup phenomenon, women’s group-level responses to sexism have received relatively little empirical attention. We examine the intergroup reactions experienced by 114 female students at a U.S. university in New England who imagined being a bystander to a sexist cat-call remark or control greeting. Results indicate that women experienced greater negative intergroup emotions and motivations towards the outgroup of men after overhearing the cat… CONTINUE READING
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