The results showed that the respondents constructed various meanings for each item. Attribution of blame in rape cases: The impact of norm violation, gender and sex-role attitude. Bem, a proponent of androgyny theory, recognized that an individual could express both feminine and masculine characteristics and constructed a sex-role inventory.
The BSRI measures the extent to which individuals spontaneously organize information, especially about the self, on the basis of gender and thus is a key component of gender schema theory. Bremner Eds. Sex Roles. Saxe, G.
Plos ONE, 8e Ashmore, R. Surviving: Women's strength through connection. The BSRI takes about 15 minutes to complete. Personality characteristics that were judged as no more desirable for one sex than the other qualified for inclusion in the social desirability scale.
Gender, trauma themes, and PTSD. Haviland Eds. Traits are evenly dispersed, 20 masculine, 20 feminine, and 20 filler traits thought to be gender neutral. Issue Date : April You can download the BSRI measure from various places on the web, but it is not clear whether it can be freely used for research purposes.