Sex‐Role Stereotypes: A Current Appraisal

  title={Sex‐Role Stereotypes: A Current Appraisal},
  author={I. Broverman and Susan R. Vogel and D. Broverman and F. Clarkson and P. Rosenkrantz},
  journal={Journal of Social Issues},
  • I. Broverman, Susan R. Vogel, +2 authors P. Rosenkrantz
  • Published 1972
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Social Issues
  • Consensus about the differing characteristics of men and women exists across groups differing in sex, age, marital status, and education. Masculine characteristics are positively valued more often than feminine characteristics. Positively-valued masculine traits form a cluster entailing competence; positively-valued feminine traits reflect warmth-expressiveness. Sex-role definitions are incorporated into the self-concepts of both men and women; moreover, these sex-role differences are… CONTINUE READING
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