Psychological Androgyny and Sex-Type among Sudanese Universities’ Students
Keywords:Androgynous, Sex Typed, University Students.
AbstractAim: This study designed to investigate the sex type and androgynous individual among a sample of Sudanese students by applying Bem’s sex role inventory (BSRI). This study carried out in Sudan’s capital (Khartoum, Khartoum-North and Omdurman). Sex differences in terms of many aspects, femininity, masculinity or sex gender, sex role identity, and sex stereotype, the manner that each society shaped its individual. Methods: The investigator applied the Bem’s sex role inventory on 240 sample of universities students selected systematic randomly from: Omdurman Islamic University, The Ahfad University for Women and the Arts College of Khartoum University. The investigator attempts to apply the Bem’s sex role inventory on those selected sample from the three Universities. Male-female (M-F) scales were developed to measure masculine and femininity traits. Sandra Bem and others (1975) criticized those scales or tests. Then she developed another scale for measuring sex type individuals, androgynous individual has a wider range of capabilities. Results: The results showed the existence of androgynous person. Near the half of the Islamic university (45%), the Ahfad University for Women (28.8%), and more than half among Khartoum’s students (66.7%) are androgynous. The majority of the females at Ahfad and Khartoum students are sex-type in feminine direction; hence, male students are not extremely sex-type.Conclusion: Bem sex role inventory can possess feminine and masculine traits equally, this person or individual known as androgynous. In this study, the existence of androgynous person is there. Near the half of the Islamic university (45%), the Ahfad University for women (28.8%), and more than half among Khartoum’s students (66.7%) are androgynous. The majority of the females in Ahfad and Khartoum students are sex-type in feminine direction.
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Souad Mousa Ahmed Bakhet. (2022). Psychological Androgyny and Sex-Type among Sudanese Universities’ Students. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.25215/0902.146
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