Type: Views on gender roles in general: gender hostile beliefs
Citation: Chapleau, K. M.; Oswald, D. L.; Russell, B. L. Male rape myths: the role of gender, violence, and sexism. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2008; 23(5): 600-615.
Use of Scale: Measure
Level of Generality: General
# of Items Reported: NR
Theme: Gender/social norms, Violence
Region: North America
Urban / Rural: nr
Ethnicity: 85.2% White/Caucasian
Age Group: Includes adolescents (<18)
Age Range: Mean age: 19.6 years (SD: 2.7)
# of Subscales: 2
Subscale Name(s): Benevolent sexism; Hostile sexism
Direction and Meaning:
Response Range: 6-point Likert-type 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 provide for women
- Men are unwilling to share power with women.
- Men should always protect and provide for women.