Essays about: "Maria Evangelia Karatzia"

Found 1 essay containing the words Maria Evangelia Karatzia.

  1. 1. Gender stereotypes in contemporary Swedish society: Does gender still matter? An investigation of prescriptive stereotypes, self-views in gendered traits and evaluation of role (in)congruity.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Maria Evangelia Karatzia; [2021]
    Keywords : prescriptive stereotype content; self-views in gendered traits; agency; communion; self-prescription discrepancy; role congruity; role incongruity; devaluation.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to further investigate the current state of gender stereotypes and their function in Swedish population in a two-fold way: Primarily by investigating the content of prescriptive stereotypes (how people should be) in relation to people’s self-views in gendered traits, and secondarily by investigating how people who behave stereotypically and counter-stereotypically are perceived and evaluated in Sweden today. Results supported the existence of a strong traditionally gendered prescription but also revealed a self-prescription discrepancy such that participants’ self-views in gendered traits were found to be less gender stereotypically pronounced. READ MORE