Casad et al. Benevolent Sexism and Perceptions of Gender Conforming and Nonconforming Women Abuse Victims

Casad et al. Benevolent Sexism and Perceptions of Gender Conforming and Nonconforming Women Abuse Victims

1. All of the following are characteristic of benevolent sexism except:

A. Women should be protected, supported, and adored.

B. Women should engage in stereotypic roles.

C. Women should engage in nontraditional roles

D. Women are seen as subordinate to men.

 

2. According to the study, hostile sexism serves as an ideology for how people can perceive the social world in relation to gender.

A. True

B. False

 

3. An explanation for why an unequal power balance between men and women still exists can be attributed to benevolent sexism.

A. True

B. False

 

4. Olivia, who is married, is the CEO of a prestigious company. While both she and her husband have great jobs, Olivia tends to work longer hours and makes more money than her husband. How would someone supporting benevolent sexism perceive Olivia?

A. Positively and with praise for being a strong, hardworking woman.

B. Negatively and with disdain for seeking power in a high career position.

C. Full of warmth for wanting to provide for her family.

D. Lacking confidence in what she does.

 

5. What was one of the hypotheses the study sought to test with victims of domestic abuse?

A. Participants who endorsed benevolent sexism would view victims who did not conform to traditional gender roles more negatively than those who did not endorse benevolent sexism.

B. Participants who endorsed benevolent sexism would view victims who conformed to traditional gender roles more negatively than those who did not endorse benevolent sexism.

C. Participants who endorsed benevolent sexism would view victims who conformed to traditional gender roles more positively than those who did not endorse benevolent sexism.

D. Both A and C are correct.

6. In a paragraph, provide a summary in your own words of the following:

a. Purpose of the article

b. Statistics used

c. Research findings/outcome

 

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