Gender inequality in childhood: toward a life course perspective

Gender Issues Vol/Iss. 19 Published In Pages: 61-86
By Baunach, Dawn Michelle


Male aggression or beliefs that women are inferior will be positively associated with gender inequality in childhood and adulthood (65).


Inferiority beliefs are marginally significantly correlated with a measure of childhood gender inequality (p<.10, rho= .23) but not correlated with adulthood gender inequality.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman’s rank-order correlationPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN