This paper was presented in a symposium entitled Sex Differences in Achievement Motivation and Achievement Behavior at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C., April, 1975. The study is based on a doctoral dissertation written under the name Nancy Romer Burghardt and submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Ph.D. degree at the University of Michigan. Many thanks are extended to Lois Wladis Hoffman for so much help and support, and to Carol Smokier for devising with the author a new measure of sex role identity for children. Appreciation is given to the principals, teachers, and students of the Ann Arbor, Michigan schools. Author is currently Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York 11210. This research was supported (in part) by a grant from the Faculty Research Award Program of the City University of New York.
Sex-related Differences in the Development of the Motive to Avoid Success, Sex Role Identity, and Performance in Competitive and Noncompetitive Conditions*
Article first published online: 28 JUL 2006
Psychology of Women Quarterly
Volume 1, Issue 3, pages 260–272, March 1977
How to Cite
Romer, N. (1977), Sex-related Differences in the Development of the Motive to Avoid Success, Sex Role Identity, and Performance in Competitive and Noncompetitive Conditions. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1: 260–272. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6402.1977.tb00553.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 28 JUL 2006
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