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ERIC Number: EJ779433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0011-0000
Feminist Identity Development: The Current State of Theory, Research, and Practice
Hyde, Janet Shibley
Counseling Psychologist, v30 n1 p105-110 2002
A review of the three articles on feminist identity development in this issue indicates that (a) the Feminist Identity Development Scale (FIDS) and the Feminist Identity Composite (FIC) perform similarly and acceptably in psychometric analyses, (b) no research has properly tested whether there are true stages of feminist identity development, and (c) existing scales do not specify scoring that permits the classification of an individual into a stage. Caution is urged in using the Downing and Roush model in practice, pending the accumulation of longitudinal evidence that true stages exist.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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