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Entitlement and Sexism

1. Research from Case Western Reserve University suggests a linkage between entitled attitudes—how much individuals think they deserve “special treatment”—and sexism

2. Entitled men are more likely to endorse hostile views of women

3. More surprisingly, entitled women are more likely to endorse views of women as frail and needing extra care

Source: Joshua B. Grubbs, Julie J. Exline, Jean M. Twenge. Psychological Entitlement and Ambivalent Sexism: Understanding the Role of Entitlement in Predicting Two Forms of Sexism. Sex Roles, 2014