ChivQues: Chivalry (and other gender-role beliefs) Questionnaire Data

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Description

Mean responses to 5 gender-role questionnaire measures.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 411 observations on the following 7 variables.

SUBJ

Unique subject identification number

CHIV

Score on a measure of chivalry, the belief that men should protect and provide for women.

MVIRT

Score on a measure of the belief that women are more “morally virtuous” (less inclined to vice) than men are.

SVIRT

Score on a measure of the belief that women are more “sexually virtuous” (less inclined to lust) than men are.

AWS

Score on the Attitudes toward Women Scale, in which high scores indicate more traditional gender roles and low scores indicate more progressive gender roles.

AGENCY

Score on a measure of the belief that women are less competent and suited to positions of authority than men are.

Gender

a factor with levels Male Female

Details

All responses were made on a 1-7 scale with 1 = strongly disagree and 7 = strongly agree.

Source

Altermatt, T. W. (2001). Chivalry: The relation between a cultural script and stereotypes about women. (Doctoral Dissertation). Available online at http://vault.hanover.edu/~altermattw/research/assets/AltermattDissertation.pdf

Examples

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