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A survey of the male and female students’ Attitude toward the Gender role in the schools of Ilam
Farahnaz Joukar *, Zahra Taheri azbarmi, Heyran Pournajaf
, farajov@gmail.com
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A survey of the male and female students’ Attitude toward the Gender role in the schools of Ilam Introduction: The training and inoculation of stereotypic roles by family, school and mass media may affect the attitude of both sexes toward their roles. The basic principle which is raised today is not the sex difference between girls and boys, but their attitude toward their sex role in a way the girls are satisfied of being female and the boys are satisfied of being male which will lead to their mental health. The aim of this study was indicating the male and female student’s attitude toward their sex role and the opposite sex. Methods: In a descriptive - analytic survey – 402 highest grade students (206 boys and 196 girls) of elementary, guidance, high school and collage institute of Ilam were selected through cluster and simple random sampling. Sample size in mind than a good attitude and accuracy rate of 50% was estimated five hundredth. The data were gathered through answering a questionnaire. The gathered data were analyzed via SPSS computer software by descriptive method. Results: Overall, %74 of students have positive attitude toward their Gender role. About the gender role of the girls: %69.5 of girls have positive attitude while %74 of boys have negative attitude (P=000). About the gender role of the boys: %76 of boys have positive attitude while %38 of girls have negative attitude (P=000). There are significant relationships between attitude to gender role and location of school, students' grade, the occupation of students' mothers, watching TV and reading (p<0.05). Conclusion: Results of this study showed that boys' attitude toward gender role of girls is negative. Therefore training and awiring the parents and the parent- teacher association members by health care nurses, school health nurses and psychiatric nurses in order to emphasize the affective and positive roles of the girls in family and association seem necessary. School books, radio and television and other mass media have a grate role in patterning the proper situation of women and can affect deeply the girls and the boys. Key Word: Gender role, student, sex, Attitude.
Keywords: Key Word: Gender role, student, sex, Attitude.
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Type of Study: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing | Subject: behavioral sciences
Received: 2009/10/8 | Accepted: 2011/12/28 | Published: 2012/01/15
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joukar F, taheri azbarmi Z, pournajaf H. A survey of the male and female students’ Attitude toward the Gender role in the schools of Ilam. IJNR. 2012; 6 (23) :6-14
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