Gender Role Attitude Malleability in the Context of Divorce and Remarriage: A Longitudinal Growth Curve Perspective

@article{LucierGreer2016GenderRA,
  title={Gender Role Attitude Malleability in the Context of Divorce and Remarriage: A Longitudinal Growth Curve Perspective},
  author={Mallory Lucier‐Greer and Francesca Adler‐Baeder},
  journal={Journal of Adult Development},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={150-162}
}
Suggestions from structural symbolic interactionism are that gender role attitudes are malleable—able to change and be redefined over the course of adult development—at the individual-level, particularly in relation to significant experiences. Using longitudinal growth modeling, this study examined how divorce and remarriage affect gender role attitude growth across a 20-year period (N = 1731). Remaining in a first marriage was related to a slight, but significant decline in traditional… Expand
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