Disarming the Threat to Feminist Identification

  title={Disarming the Threat to Feminist Identification},
  author={Bonnie Moradi and Annelise Martin and Melanie Elyse Brewster},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={197 - 209}
Many individuals endorse feminist values but do not identify as feminist. The present set of studies tests the concept of threat, grounded in G. A. Kelly’s personal construct theory of personality, as a potential factor in feminist nonidentification. Study 1 introduces the theoretically grounded Feminist Threat Index and evaluates its psychometric properties with data from 91 undergraduate students. In this study, feminist threat scores yielded acceptable evidence of convergent and discriminant… 

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