Ninety-three percent of participants had fewer than six years of education Table 2. Perhaps this is because translating the concepts in the inventory is not simple and straightforward, but it may also speak to assumptions that seniors are either unaffected by gender roles or that they all ascribe to the same roles.
Bem SL The measurement of psychological androgyny. Classification into Gender Roles. This is in keeping with the fluid and contextual nature of gender, itself. Gender is often overlooked in studies of aging populations. Sandra Bem 's goal of the BSRI was to examine psychological androgyny and provide empirical evidence to show the advantage of a shared masculine and feminine personality versus a sex-typed categorization.
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In the literature there are multiple methods for classifying people into gender roles. Tob Contr Results suggested retention of two factors based on our previously defined criteria.