The Measurement of Gender-Role Attitudes

  title={The Measurement of Gender-Role Attitudes},
  author={Maureen C McHugh and Irene Hanson Frieze},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={1 - 16}
This article reviews measures of gender-role attitudes with an emphasis on The Attitudes Toward Women Scale (AWS; Spence & Helmreich, 1972); the Sex Role Egalitarianism Scale (SRES; Beere, King, Beere, & King, 1984); the Modern Sexism Scale (MS; Swim, Aikin, Hall, & Hunter, 1995); the Ambivalent Sexism Inventory (ASI; Click & Fiske, 1996), and the Children's Occupational Activity Trait-Attitude Measure (COAT-AM; Bigler, Liben, Lobliner, & Yekel, 1995). The discussion of gender-role attitude… 

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