Multidimensional Aversion to Women Who Work Scale (MAWWWS)- Short Form is a 5-item scale that aims to understand attitudes towards women who work through two subscales: Employment Skepticism and Traditional Roles Preference. This measure is an adapted version of the 10-item MAWWWS found here.
4- point Likert Scale
Strongly disagree - 1
Disagree - 2
Agree - 3
Strongly Agree - 4
Item scores are averaged to create the total score from 1-4. Higher scores imply more traditional gender attitudes.
Valentine, S. (2003). Confirmatory examination of the Multidimensional Aversion to Women Who Work Scale. Psychological Reports, 92, 757-762. https://doi.org/10.2466/pr0.2003.92.3.757
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