Neosexism: Plus Ça Change, Plus C'est Pareil

  title={Neosexism: Plus Ça Change, Plus C'est Pareil},
  author={Francine Tougas and Rupert Brown and Ann M. Beaton and St{\'e}phane Joly},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={842 - 849}
A scale designed to tap into a new type of gender prejudice, called neosexist beliefs, is proposed. Two studies investigating antecedents and consequences of neosexism were conducted. In the first study, a predictive model was tested with a sample of 130 male students. It was found, according to hypotheses, that considerations of collective interest (CI) and old-fashioned sexism had an impact on neosexism. However, only the latter and CI triggered opposition to affirmative action (AA). The… 
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