News tagged with gender stereotypes

Do women have what it takes?

So much has changed since 1963, when Betty Friedan's influential "The Feminine Mystique" provoked a national discussion about the deep dissatisfaction women were feeling about the limitations of their lives. Many women came ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Tough girl or sidechick?

These have the potential to influence a young viewing audience and their ideas about gender and violence. Her study is published in Springer's journal Sex Roles.

dateApr 21, 2010 in Social Sciences
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What's eating the breadwinners?

Control, independence, ambition, pressure, worry, guilt and resentment are all experienced by female breadwinners, according to Dr. Rebecca Meisenbach from the University of Missouri in Columbia, USA. Dr. Meisenbach explored ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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