Reinforcing the Glass Ceiling: The Consequences of Hostile Sexism for Female Managerial Candidates

  title={Reinforcing the Glass Ceiling: The Consequences of Hostile Sexism for Female Managerial Candidates},
  author={Barbara M. Masser and Dominic Abrams},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Previous research has established that benevolent sexism is related to the negative evaluation of women who violate specific norms for behavior. Research has yet to document the causal impact of hostile sexism on evaluations of individual targets. Correlational evidence and ambivalent sexism theory led us to predict that hostile sexism would be associated with negative evaluations of a female candidate for a masculine-typed occupational role. Participants completed the ASI (P. Glick & S. T… 

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