Catching up with wonderful women: The women-are-wonderful effect is smaller in more gender egalitarian societies

Kuba Krys, Colin A. Capaldi, Wijnand van Tilburg, Ottmar V. Lipp, Michael Harris Bond, C. Melanie Vauclair, L. Sam S. Manickam, Alejandra Domínguez-Espinosa, Claudio Torres, Vivian Miu Chi Lun, Julien Teyssier, Lynden K. Miles, Karolina Hansen, Joonha Park, Wolfgang Wagner, Angela Arriola Yu, Cai Xing, Ryan Wise, Chien Ru Sun, Razi Sultan Siddiqui & 19 others Radwa Salem, Muhammad Rizwan, Vassilis Pavlopoulos, Martin Nader, Fridanna Maricchiolo, María Malbran, Gwatirera Javangwe, İdil Işık, David O. Igbokwe, Taekyun Hur, Arif Hassan, Ana Gonzalez, Márta Fülöp, Patrick Denoux, Enila Cenko, Ana Chkhaidze, Eleonora Shmeleva, Radka Antalíková, Ramadan A. Ahmed

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Abstract

Inequalities between men and women are common and well-documented. Objective indexes show that men are better positioned than women in societal hierarchiesthere is no single country in the world without a gender gap. In contrast, researchers have found that the women-are-wonderful effectthat women are evaluated more positively than men overallis also common. Cross-cultural studies on gender equality reveal that the more gender egalitarian the society is, the less prevalent explicit gender stereotypes are. Yet, because self-reported gender stereotypes may differ from implicit attitudes towards each gender, we reanalysed data collected across 44 cultures, and (a) confirmed that societal gender egalitarianism reduces the women-are-wonderful effect when it is measured more implicitly (i.e. rating the personality of men and women presented in images) and (b) documented that the social perception of men benefits more from gender egalitarianism than that of women.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-26
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Psychology
Volume53
Issue numberS1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018
Externally publishedYes

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Krys, K., Capaldi, C. A., van Tilburg, W., Lipp, O. V., Bond, M. H., Vauclair, C. M., ... Ahmed, R. A. (2018). Catching up with wonderful women: The women-are-wonderful effect is smaller in more gender egalitarian societies. International Journal of Psychology, 53(S1), 21-26. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12420
Krys, Kuba ; Capaldi, Colin A. ; van Tilburg, Wijnand ; Lipp, Ottmar V. ; Bond, Michael Harris ; Vauclair, C. Melanie ; Manickam, L. Sam S. ; Domínguez-Espinosa, Alejandra ; Torres, Claudio ; Lun, Vivian Miu Chi ; Teyssier, Julien ; Miles, Lynden K. ; Hansen, Karolina ; Park, Joonha ; Wagner, Wolfgang ; Yu, Angela Arriola ; Xing, Cai ; Wise, Ryan ; Sun, Chien Ru ; Siddiqui, Razi Sultan ; Salem, Radwa ; Rizwan, Muhammad ; Pavlopoulos, Vassilis ; Nader, Martin ; Maricchiolo, Fridanna ; Malbran, María ; Javangwe, Gwatirera ; Işık, İdil ; Igbokwe, David O. ; Hur, Taekyun ; Hassan, Arif ; Gonzalez, Ana ; Fülöp, Márta ; Denoux, Patrick ; Cenko, Enila ; Chkhaidze, Ana ; Shmeleva, Eleonora ; Antalíková, Radka ; Ahmed, Ramadan A. / Catching up with wonderful women : The women-are-wonderful effect is smaller in more gender egalitarian societies. In: International Journal of Psychology. 2018 ; Vol. 53, No. S1. pp. 21-26.
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