Feminists and traditionalists: An attitudinal comparison

  title={Feminists and traditionalists: An attitudinal comparison},
  author={M. D. Smith and George D. Self},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • M. D. Smith, George D. Self
  • Published 1981
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • Comparisons are made between self-identified feminists and traditionalists on an attitudinal inventory scale. Feminists are found to display a more consistent sex-role ideology as measured by inter-item consistency. Traditionalists believe in labor and political equality, but differ from feminists in regard to relations with men and notions of domestic roles. The findings suggest that a more consistent sex-role ideology among women should occur with increased feminist identification. However… CONTINUE READING
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