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Threats to feminist identity and reactions to gender based discrimination

Cichocka, Aleksandra, Golec de Zavala, Agnieszka, Kofta, Mirek, Rozum, Joanna (2013) Threats to feminist identity and reactions to gender based discrimination. Sex Roles, 68 (9-10). pp. 605-619. ISSN 0360-0025. (doi:10.1007/s11199-013-0272-5) (KAR id:34360)

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The aim of this research was to examine conditions that modify feminists’support for women as targets of

hypothesis that threatened feminist identity will lead to

women as victims of discrimination and, in turn, a decrease

conducted among 96 young Polish female professionals

Warsaw who self-identified as feminists (Mage=22.23).

discrimination. Threat to feminist identity and worldview of

varied between research conditions. Results indicate that

held conservative views on gender relations than when the

showed an increase in compassion for the victim when she

portrayed as conservative. Implications for the feminist

movement are discussed.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s11199-013-0272-5
Uncontrolled keywords: Feminist identity, Identity threat, Gender discrimination, Ideology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Aleksandra Cichocka
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2013 11:47 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:45 UTC
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