Views Read Edit View history. Hillsdale: Erlbaum. This short form of the test allows for increased internal consistency. BSRI scales were also incorporated into research modeling the extent to which individuals engage in stereotypically feminine and masculine behaviours. Download: PPT. Gender, however, is not fixed or static but varies across time and place making repeated validation of measures such as the BSRI necessary as characteristics of any population studied vary [ 22 ].
Cronbach L Coefficient alpha and the internal structure of tests. In the literature there are multiple methods for classifying people into gender roles. You shall be deemed to have accepted such modifications by posting a message on the Website. View Article Google Scholar 7.
Conclusions Although the BSRI appears to be a valid indicator of gender among elderly Brazilians, the gender role status identified with the BSRI was not correlated with being male or female. BSRI Self-report method consisting of 60 items rated on a 7-point scale, 20 items were stereotypically masculine; acts as a leader, aggressive, dominant 20 were stereotypically feminine; affectionate, gentle, warm 20 were gender-neutral filler items; adaptable, happy, helpful.
Bulletin of Latin American Research. Archived from the original on 12 December Conflict of Interest The author declares that he has no conflict of interest. However, the roles are beginning to shift as women's rights and equality movements sweep the mainland, Puerto Rico is beginning to feel the effects.
Although the Bem Sex Role Inventory has some history of reliability and validity in Brazil [ 24 — 26 ], to the best of our knowledge neither the full nor the 12 item BSRI has been evaluated among older Brazilians. The exploratory factor analysis with varimax rotation resulted in factor loadings presented in Table 3.