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Masculinities Representations Inventory (MRI, English Version): A measure of gender (re)presentation

Masculinities Representations Inventory (MRI, English Version): A measure of gender (re)presentation

Luyt, Russell (2017) Masculinities Representations Inventory (MRI, English Version): A measure of gender (re)presentation. The Journal of Men's Studies, 26 (2). pp. 157-183. ISSN 1060-8265 (doi:https://doi.org/10.1177/1060826517736781)

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Abstract

This article introduces the Masculinities Representations Inventory (MRI), English version, as a multidimensional measure of gender (re)presentation. It provides structural, convergent, and divergent validity, as well as reliability evidence, in support of its use among English speakers in South Africa. Principal components analysis with a male student sample (n = 319) confirms the measure’s construct multidimensionality. Three factors inform a 29-item total- and subscale measure, including dominant Representations of Othering (Anti-Effeminacy and Homo-Negativity), Responsibility (Dependability and Success), and Control (Dominance and Toughness). Evidence of convergent validity is seen in predicted patterns of correlation between MRI scale scores and those of the Male Role Norms Inventory as well as Gender Role Conflict Scales. Evidence of divergent validity is apparent in nonsignificant correlations, in all but one case (Masculinity), with the Personal Attributes Questionnaire scale scores.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Masculinities Representations Inventory (MRI), masculinity ideology, masculinity (re)presentation, measurement
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education & Health
Faculty of Education & Health > Department of Psychology, Social Work & Counselling
Last Modified: 09 May 2019 13:15
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: GREAT b
Selected for GREAT 2019: GREAT 2
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/18525

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