How Ambivalent Sexism Toward Women and Men Support Rape Myth Acceptance

@article{Chapleau2007HowAS,
  title={How Ambivalent Sexism Toward Women and Men Support Rape Myth Acceptance},
  author={Kristine M. Chapleau and D. Oswald and B. Russell},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2007},
  volume={57},
  pages={131-136}
}
  • Kristine M. Chapleau, D. Oswald, B. Russell
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • The goal of this study was to determine how ambivalent sexism toward women and men are both associated with rape myth acceptance. The Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance scale, Ambivalent Sexism Inventory, and Ambivalence toward Men Inventory were completed by 409 participants. Hostile sexism toward women positively correlated with rape myth acceptance. For benevolent sexism toward women, complementary gender differentiation was positively associated with rape myth acceptance whereas protective… CONTINUE READING
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