publication . Article . 2020

Country-level and individual-level predictors of men's support for gender equality in 42 countries

Natasza Kosakowska-Berezecka; Tomasz Besta; Jennifer K. Bosson; Paweł Jurek; Joesph A. Vandello; Deborah L. Best; Anna Wlodarczyk; Saba Safdar; Magdalena Zawisza; Magdalena Żadkowska; ...
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2020
Abstract
Men sometimes withdraw support for gender equality movements when their higher gender status is threatened. Here, we expand the focus of this phenomenon by examining it cross-culturally, to test if both individual- and country-level variables predict men's collective action intentions to support gender equality. We tested a model in which men's zero-sum beliefs about gender predict reduced collective action intentions via an increase in hostile sexism. Because country-level gender equality may threaten men's higher gender status, we also examined whether the path from zero-sum beliefs to collective action intentions was stronger in countries higher in gender equ...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_MISCELLANEOUS
Fields of Science and Technology classification: 05 social sciences0501 psychology and cognitive sciences050105 experimental psychology050109 social psychology
free text keywords: ally behaviour, collective action, culture, gender inequality, hostile sexism, status threats, ally behaviour, collective action, culture, gender inequality, hostile sexism, status threats, [SHS.PSY]Humanities and Social Sciences/Psychology, [SCCO.PSYC]Cognitive science/Psychology, /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/600089002, Psychology, Social Psychology, DIFFERENTIATING HOSTILE, MEASUREMENT INVARIANCE, POLITICAL SOLIDARITY, AMBIVALENT SEXISM, MENTAL-HEALTH, WOMEN, DISCRIMINATION, INVENTORY, SELF, Collective action, Multilevel model, Ambivalent sexism, Test (assessment), Social psychology, Moderation, Mediation (statistics), Mental health, Psychology, Measurement invariance
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