Personality and social change: individual differences, life path, and importance attributed to the women's movement.

@article{Agronick1998PersonalityAS,
  title={Personality and social change: individual differences, life path, and importance attributed to the women's movement.},
  author={G S Agronick and Laine Duncan},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={1545-55}
}
This article identifies antecedent characteristics of individuals who found the women's movement important and then shows how finding it important was associated with personality change. Eighty-six women provided personality and life data as college seniors in 1958 or 1960, prior to the onset of the women's movement, and in 1981, after the movement gained momentum. A combination of openness, ambition, and dissatisfaction, as assessed by California Psychological Inventory (CPI; H. Gough, 1957… CONTINUE READING
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