Gender attitudes, feminist identity, and body images among college women

  title={Gender attitudes, feminist identity, and body images among college women},
  author={T. Cash and Julie R. Ancis and M. D. Strachan},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • T. Cash, Julie R. Ancis, M. D. Strachan
  • Published 1997
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • Cultural forces influence body-image development in gender-contingent ways, such that women in our society possess more dysfunctional body-image attitudes than men do. However, few studies have examined how women’s body-image experiences relate to their own gender attitudes and ideologies. This investigation of 122 college women assessed multiple parameters of body image (i.e., evaluation, investment, and affect) and different facets of gender attitudes and feminist identity development… CONTINUE READING
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