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Women faced with sexist remarks: confrontation or avoidance?

Units : Center for Social and Cultural Psychology | ULB103

Description :

Sexism is pervasive in all human cultures and its negative consequences have been demonstrated. Faced with sexism, women developed
coping strategies to maintain self-esteem. Among these strategies, confrontation consists in expressing one's dissatisfaction
with discriminatory behaviour against the person responsible for this behaviour. This project's aim is to study sexist interactions
in order to understand the processes influencing the choice of coping strategies adopted by women. Our research will mainly focus
on two factors: the cognitive and motivational processes (cost / benefit) and the emotional processes that facilitate or prevent

List of persons in charge :

  • LICATA Laurent

List of lessors :

  • F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA)