The dynamics of masculine-agentic and feminine-communal traits: findings from a prospective study.

@article{Abele2003TheDO,
  title={The dynamics of masculine-agentic and feminine-communal traits: findings from a prospective study.},
  author={Andrea E. Abele},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={768-76}
}
  • Andrea E. Abele
  • Published 2003 in Journal of personality and social psychology
A reciprocal impact hypothesis posits an influence of gender-related traits (agency and communion) on role enactment and a reciprocal impact of role enactment on gender-related traits, for both men and women. Specifically, in this study it was predicted that agency influences career success and career success influences agency. In addition, the reciprocal influence of communion and family roles was examined. A prospective study with almost 2000 university graduates, who were tested after… CONTINUE READING
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