The Relations Among Feminist Identity Development, Gender – Role Orientation, and Psychological Well – Being In Women Rese...
Past Studies about Feminist Women <ul><li>In the past studies have shown that women who have been exposed to some kind of ...
Past Studies - Continued <ul><li>However, besides investigating positive functioning among women with feminist identity, p...
Current Research  <ul><li>The research by Saunders and Kashubeck-West was conducted to evaluate the relations between femi...
Psychological Well-Being <ul><li>According to Ryff (1989), psychological well-being is defined as being completely satisfi...
Hypotheses <ul><li>Before conducting the research, feminist identity development and gender role orientation were expected...
Population <ul><li>The study examined 244 women in a large south western university  </li></ul>
Results <ul><li>As predicted, both gender role orientation and feminist identity development were found to be accountable ...
Results <ul><li>In the current study, women with highly developed feminist identity and a more manly gender-role orientati...
References <ul><li>Sauders, J. K., & Kashubeck-West, S. (2006). The relations among feminist identity development, gender-...
Question 1 <ul><li>What are possible explanations for women with highly developed feminist identity and a more masculine g...
Answer  <ul><li>Women who have a more developed feminism identity are able to distinguish between socially constructed lif...
Question 2 <ul><li>What could have been done differently with the experiment to get a more valid results? </li></ul>
Answer <ul><li>Although the study assessed different age groups of women, the population were taken from one school. It is...
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The Relations Among Feminist Identity Development, Gender - Role Orientation, and Psychological Well - Being In Women

  1. 1. The Relations Among Feminist Identity Development, Gender – Role Orientation, and Psychological Well – Being In Women Researchers: Kendra Saunders & Susan Kashubeck-West Reviewed by: Greta Coates, Eunhee Yu, Dominique Goldring, Jessica Lovins, Rachel Andrex, Zion Seyoum
  2. 2. Past Studies about Feminist Women <ul><li>In the past studies have shown that women who have been exposed to some kind of feminist views are </li></ul>
  3. 3. Past Studies - Continued <ul><li>However, besides investigating positive functioning among women with feminist identity, past studies have failed to discuss the relationship between feminism views, gender role orientation, and psychological well-being </li></ul>
  4. 4. Current Research <ul><li>The research by Saunders and Kashubeck-West was conducted to evaluate the relations between feminist identity development, gender-role orientation, and “psychological well-being” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Psychological Well-Being <ul><li>According to Ryff (1989), psychological well-being is defined as being completely satisfied with one’s own self and includes six components </li></ul>
  6. 6. Hypotheses <ul><li>Before conducting the research, feminist identity development and gender role orientation were expected to explain the overall psychological well-being defined by Ryff </li></ul><ul><li>Also the accountability of feminist identity development and gender-role orientation for psychological well-being of women were predicted to be independent from one another. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Population <ul><li>The study examined 244 women in a large south western university </li></ul>
  8. 8. Results <ul><li>As predicted, both gender role orientation and feminist identity development were found to be accountable for overall psychological well-being </li></ul>
  9. 9. Results <ul><li>In the current study, women with highly developed feminist identity and a more manly gender-role orientation were found to have a positive psychological well-being whereas women who had lower feminist identity were found to have lower overall psychological well-being. </li></ul>
  10. 10. References <ul><li>Sauders, J. K., & Kashubeck-West, S. (2006). The relations among feminist identity development, gender-role orientation, and psychological well-being in women. Psychology of Women Quarterly , 30, 199-211. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Question 1 <ul><li>What are possible explanations for women with highly developed feminist identity and a more masculine gender-role orientation to have a more positive psychological well-being than women with lower developed feminist identity and feminine gender-role orientaion? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Answer <ul><li>Women who have a more developed feminism identity are able to distinguish between socially constructed lifestyle and a more self oriented lifestyle. And they know having a more self-oriented life style lets them have a healthier life style; therefore, they choose to live a more self-oriented life style. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Question 2 <ul><li>What could have been done differently with the experiment to get a more valid results? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Answer <ul><li>Although the study assessed different age groups of women, the population were taken from one school. It is more probable to get a more valid results from a wide range of population from different area </li></ul>
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