ERIC Number: EJ399943
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Sexist Discrimination as Distancing Behavior: II. Primetime Television.
Psychology of Women Quarterly, v13 n3 p341-55 Sep 1989
Women and men characters on primetime TV were observed to determine the amount of distancing behavior enacted by them. Distancing behavior, which indicates discrimination, was demonstrated more frequently by men TV characters toward women than toward men. Women demonstrated equal behavior towards both sexes. Implications are discussed. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Second in a series of investigations of sexist discrimination in face-to-face situations.