Type: Views on gender roles in general: gender hostile beliefs
Citation: Chapleau, K.; Oswald, D.; Russell, B. How Ambivalent Sexism Toward Women and Men Support Rape Myth Acceptance. Sex Roles. 2007; 57: 131-136.
Use of Scale: Measure
Level of Generality: General
# of Items Reported: 20
Theme: Gender/social norms, SRH/HIV, Violence
Region: North America
Urban / Rural: nr
Ethnicity: Sample was predominantly White (85.7%)
Age Group: Includes adolescents (<18)
Age Range: Mean age: 19.6 years (SD: 2.7)
# of Subscales: 6
Subscale Name(s): Resentment of paternalism; Compensatory gender differentiation; Heterosexual hostility; Maternalism; Complementary gender differentiation heterosexual intimacy
Direction and Meaning:
Response Range: 6-point scale ranging from 0 (disagree strongly) to 5 (agree strongly)
Internal Consistency: NA
Internal Consistency by Subgroup: NA
Test-retest Reliability: NA
Sample Items: Men are unwilling to share power with women; men should always protect and provide for women.
- Men are unwilling to share power with women.
- Men should provide for women.