Influences on Gender-Role Attitudes during the Transition to Adulthood☆☆☆

  title={Influences on Gender-Role Attitudes during the Transition to Adulthood☆☆☆},
  author={Pi-Ling Fan and Margaret Mooney Marini},
  journal={Social Science Research},
Abstract We use longitudinal data for a nationally representative sample of U.S. youth to study intergenerational and intragenerational influences on the gender-role attitudes of young women and men. We find that during the period between 1979 and 1987 young women had more egalitarian attitudes than young men but that the gender-role attitudes of both sexes were similarly influenced by family background. Although there was considerable stability in gender-role attitudes during the transition to… Expand
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