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Gender Roles Measures




The Handbook of Gender Roles Measures describes a total of 211 measures divided in to 7 categories: Gender Roles; Children and Gender; Stereotypes; Marital and Parental Roles; Employee Roles; Multiple Roles and Attitudes Toward Gender Role Issues. Gender Roles, describes only those measures pertaining to gender roles and attitudes toward gender-related issues. Gender roles are broadly defined to include adults and children's gender roles, gender stereotypes, marital roles, parental roles, employee roles, and multiple roles. The scale descriptions follow a standard format that includes the following information: title; author or authors as listed in the earliest publication mentioning the scale; earliest date that the scale is mentioned in a publication; profile of variable being measured; type of instrument; description; sample items; previous and appropriate subjects; scoring information; a description of the development of the measure; information regarding reliability and validity ; and a listing of published studies that use the measure and where the test is "available from". N.B. Not the full test in its entirety.

Age Range: 

Both Children and Adults


  • 1 Book (compendia)


1) Compendia: GR

2) Reference Desk


1) Beere, Carole A. (1990). Gender Roles: A Handbook of Tests and Measures. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, Inc. (HM 253 B43 1990, Reference Desk)


Greenwood Press

Qualification Level: 

Level A or 3

Test Category: 

Behaviour Assessment

Test Category 2: 

Personality - Non-projective