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  • Chivalry Linked to Sexist Views of Women

    02/11/2003 9:27:41 AM PST · by Mr. Jeeves · 69 replies · 1,913+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 2/11/2003 | Jacqueline Stenson
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters Health) - Chivalry isn't all it's cracked up to be, suggests new research showing that men who hold doors for women also tend to hold sexist views about them. "On the surface, you would say these are really polite gentlemen," said study author William Altermatt, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Michigan in Flint. But women may not find their underlying beliefs about the opposite sex very considerate, he said. At a recent meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Altermatt reported research showing that men who supported chivalry also generally believed...