Men's hostile sexism and biased perceptions of intimate partners: fostering dissatisfaction and negative behavior in close relationships

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dc.contributor.author Hammond, Matthew en
dc.contributor.author Overall, Nickola en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-20T02:20:55Z en
dc.date.issued 2013-12 en
dc.identifier.citation Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2013, 39 (12), pp. 1585 - 1599 en
dc.identifier.issn 0146-1672 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/23540 en
dc.description.abstract Hostile sexism (HS) expresses attitudes that characterize women who challenge men's power as manipulative and subversive. Does endorsing HS negatively bias perceptions of women's behavior and, in turn, create animosity within intimate relationships? Committed heterosexual couples reported on their own behavior and perceptions of their partner's behavior five times across a year (Study 1) and daily for 3 weeks (Study 2). Men who more strongly endorsed HS perceived their partner's behavior as more negative than was justified by their partner's reports. Furthermore, more negative perceptions of the partner's behavior mediated the links between men's HS and feeling more manipulated by their partners, behaving more negatively toward their partners, and lower relationship quality. This indicates that men who endorse HS behave more negatively toward intimate partners and experience lower relationship satisfaction because their antagonistic attitudes toward women in general permeate the way they perceive those partners. en
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dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin en
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dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Personal Satisfaction en
dc.subject Family Characteristics en
dc.subject Interpersonal Relations en
dc.subject Social Perception en
dc.subject Adolescent en
dc.subject Adult en
dc.subject Middle Aged en
dc.subject Female en
dc.subject Male en
dc.subject Young Adult en
dc.subject Sexism en
dc.title Men's hostile sexism and biased perceptions of intimate partners: fostering dissatisfaction and negative behavior in close relationships en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0146167213499026 en
pubs.issue 12 en
pubs.begin-page 1585 en
pubs.volume 39 en
dc.identifier.pmid 23950553 en
pubs.end-page 1599 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 405978 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Psychology en
dc.identifier.eissn 1552-7433 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2014-11-20 en
pubs.dimensions-id 23950553 en


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