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Negativitet och våld i Affiliation- och Achievementsituationer - Med utgångspunk i en studie av Pollak och Gilligan

Törngren, Susanne and Wallón, Gabriella: (2004)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
Gender differences are widely discussed in psychology study. Studies show that there are differences between men and women from early age up until adult age. Research by Pollak and Gilligan (1979) shows that women feel more fear in achievement situations and men feel more fear in affiliation situations. We have based our research on this previous study and our aim is to see if these results are valid in the Swedish society 25 years later. A selfconstructed projective test with TAT pictures was used. Subjects were 60 in variety of gender and age. Results show that women write more violent stories then men. Men and women write more violent stories and estimate them more negatively in a situation that interprets as achievement related. Women... (More)
Gender differences are widely discussed in psychology study. Studies show that there are differences between men and women from early age up until adult age. Research by Pollak and Gilligan (1979) shows that women feel more fear in achievement situations and men feel more fear in affiliation situations. We have based our research on this previous study and our aim is to see if these results are valid in the Swedish society 25 years later. A selfconstructed projective test with TAT pictures was used. Subjects were 60 in variety of gender and age. Results show that women write more violent stories then men. Men and women write more violent stories and estimate them more negatively in a situation that interprets as achievement related. Women also estimate achievement situations more negatively then men but no differences between gender were found in affiliation situations. Results were interpreted as a result of increased equality between gender and a more equal society. (Less)
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Törngren, Susanne and Wallón, Gabriella:
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Psychology, Psykologi
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Swedish
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1356266
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2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {Gender differences are widely discussed in psychology study. Studies show that there are differences between men and women from early age up until adult age. Research by Pollak and Gilligan (1979) shows that women feel more fear in achievement situations and men feel more fear in affiliation situations. We have based our research on this previous study and our aim is to see if these results are valid in the Swedish society 25 years later. A selfconstructed projective test with TAT pictures was used. Subjects were 60 in variety of gender and age. Results show that women write more violent stories then men. Men and women write more violent stories and estimate them more negatively in a situation that interprets as achievement related. Women also estimate achievement situations more negatively then men but no differences between gender were found in affiliation situations. Results were interpreted as a result of increased equality between gender and a more equal society.},
  author       = {Törngren, Susanne and Wallón, Gabriella:},
  keyword      = {Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Negativitet och våld i Affiliation- och Achievementsituationer - Med utgångspunk i en studie av Pollak och Gilligan},
  year         = {2004},
}