Association of Masculinity Scores with Five Measures of Adjustment at the Gainesville State School for Delinquent Youths

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The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the effects of masculinity on achievement. The California Psychological Inventory Fe Scale is used to measure masculinity. Results from this scale are compared with results on five measures of adjustment; Wechsler I.Q. scores, the Gainesville State School point system, and three scales constructed for this study to measure aspects of adjustment. The findings of this study fail to support the proposition that masculinity affects adjustment. The instrument used in this study to measure masculinity may be culturally biased. Further research is needed in this area using a number ... continued below

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Kurtz, Howard A. May 1977.

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The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the effects of masculinity on achievement. The California Psychological Inventory Fe Scale is used to measure masculinity. Results from this scale are compared with results on five measures of adjustment; Wechsler I.Q. scores, the Gainesville State School point system, and three scales constructed for this study to measure aspects of adjustment. The findings of this study fail to support the proposition that masculinity affects adjustment. The instrument used in this study to measure masculinity may be culturally biased. Further research is needed in this area using a number of measures of masculinity to determine masculinity's effects on adjustment.

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Kurtz, Howard A. Association of Masculinity Scores with Five Measures of Adjustment at the Gainesville State School for Delinquent Youths, thesis, May 1977; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503911/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .