Developing a Scale to Measure the Diversity of Feminist Attitudes

  title={Developing a Scale to Measure the Diversity of Feminist Attitudes},
  author={Nancy M. Henley and Karen Meng and Delores O'Brien and William J McCarthy and Robert J. Sockloskie},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={317 - 348}
This article reports two studies aimed at developing a new scale of attitudes toward women, incorporating six theoretically derived perspectives: conservative; liberal, radical, socialist, and cultural feminist; and women of color (womanist). In Study 1, an initial pool of 306 items was given to 117 respondents. Selection of 10 attitudinal and 3 behavioral items from each perspective for the final scale was based chiefly on item-total correlations. In Study 2, the Feminist Perspectives Scale… 

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