The Adolescent Masculinity Ideology in Relationships Scale

@article{Chu2005TheAM,
  title={The Adolescent Masculinity Ideology in Relationships Scale},
  author={Judy Y. Chu and Michelle V. Porche and Deborah L. Tolman},
  journal={Men and Masculinities},
  year={2005},
  volume={8},
  pages={115 - 93}
}
This article presents a new scale to measure adolescent boys’internalization of masculine norms as evidenced by their attitudes and beliefs about what constitutes appropriate behavior for males within interpersonal relationships. Framing masculinity ideology within a relational paradigm, the theoretical foundations of the Adolescent Masculinity Ideology in Relationships Scale (AMIRS) emphasize that it is through and within relationships that masculine norms become personally meaningful and… 

Figures and Tables from this paper

Examining Boyhood Masculinity Within an Irish Context: An Assessment of the Reliability and Structural Validity of the Meanings of Adolescent Masculinity Scale and the Adolescent Masculinity Ideology in Relationships Scale

The Meanings of Adolescent Masculinity Scale (MAMS) and the Adolescent Masculinity Ideology in Relationships Scale (AMIRS) were designed by American researchers to assess masculinity in adolescent

The development and validation of the meanings of adolescent masculinity scale

Although conformity with traditional male gender role norms has been linked to psychological and social adjustment in adolescent boys, most studies have relied on either qualitative research or

“That’s Just How It Is”

In this mixed-methods study, we adopted a feminist theoretical lens in conceptualizing gender as hierarchical and complementary ideologies—femininity and masculinity—that are fundamental constituents

The Moderating Effects of Support for Violence Beliefs on Masculine Norms, Aggression, and Homophobic Behavior During Adolescence

In 2 studies, beliefs supporting the use of violence moderated the association between normative masculine activities and aggressive behavior (Study 1) and normative masculine attitudes and

Girls' relationship authenticity and self-esteem across adolescence.

TLDR
Results revealed that both relationship authenticity and self-esteem increased steadily in a linear fashion from the 8th to the 12th grade and girls who scored high on the measure of relationship authenticity experienced greater increases in self- esteem over the course of adolescence thanGirls who scored low on relationship authenticity.

Traditional Masculinity During the Middle School Transition: Associations with Depressive Symptoms and Academic Engagement

TLDR
The findings suggest that traditional masculinity scripts are relevant for early adolescents transitioning to middle school, however, for both boys and girls, conformity to these scripts can compromise psychological and academic well-being.

Fathers, Sons, and Aggression: A Path Model

This study developed and tested a path model that examined the purported relationships between college males’ perceptions of their fathers’ rejection and traditional masculine ideology endorsement,

The Roots and Fruits of Masculinity: Social Antecedents and Sexual Relationship Consequences of Young Men’s Adherence to Masculine Norms

ABSTRACT On a longitudinal sample of 181 emerging adult men (M age  = 19.36, SD age  = 1.48), we analyzed how diverse socializing agents (fathers, male peers, magazines, music videos, TV dramas, and

Unpacking Adolescent Masculinity: Relations between Boys’ Sexual Harassment Victimization, Perpetration, and Gender Role Beliefs

Adherence to rigid masculine gender role beliefs is often a significant predictor of violence perpetration; additionally, there is a consistent link among adolescent boys between experiencing
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 90 REFERENCES

Masculinity Ideology: Its Impact on Adolescent Males' Heterosexual Relationships

Masculinity ideology or acceptance of culturally define standards for male behavior has an impact not only on the sexual and contraceptive behavior of adolescent males but also on the quality of

Men and masculinities: Scales for masculinity ideology and masculinity-related constructs

This review evaluates 11 masculinity ideology measures that examine attitudes toward men and masculinities and 6 instruments for other masculinity-related constructs. Four conclusions regarding the

Masculinity & femininity: Their psychological dimensions, correlates, and antecedents

Preface 1. Gender, Sex Roles, and the Psychological Dimensions of Masculinity and Femininity 2. Previous Research and Overview of the Study 3. Measuring Instruments 4. Sample Characteristics and

Using Feminist Research Methods to Understand the Friendships of Adolescent Boys

Over the past 15 years, we have acquired a more complex understanding of the relational worlds of a socioeconomically and culturally diverse group of adolescent girls as a result of feminist,

Relational Strengths in Adolescent Boys.

There has been a resurgence of interest in boys' relationships and boys' development which seems to respond, at least in part, to findings about the centrality and protective power of relationships

Development and validation of the masculine behavior scale: A measure of behaviors stereotypically attributed to males vs. females

The purpose of the present investigation was to develop and validate the Masculine Behavior Scale (MBS), an objective self-report instrument designed to measure four behavioral tendencies

Self‐esteem and attitudes toward gender roles: Contributing factors in adolescents

A study involving 333 adolescents aged from 13 to 17 was carried out to investigate whether or not self-esteem mediates the relationship between sex and gender role attitudes, and to investigate

Teaching the Boys: New Research on Masculinity, and Gender Strategies for Schools

  • R. Connell
  • Sociology, Education
    Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education
  • 1996
This article draws on new social-scientific research on masculinity to develop a framework for understanding gender issues in the education of boys. Gender is constructed within institutional and

Changing men : new directions in research on men and masculinity

Rethinking 'Masculinity' - Michael S Kimmel New Directions in Research PART ONE: REFORMULATING THE MALE ROLE The Structure of Male Role Norms - Edward Thompson and Joseph Pleck The Embodiment of

Sex role orientation and dimensions of self-esteem among middle adolescents

A questionnaire study of 229 high-school students examined the relationship between sex role orientation and various dimensions of self-esteem. The results provide strong support for the masculinity
...