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The New York Journal of Student Affairs

The New York Journal of Student Affairs

Publication Date

4-30-2016

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Utilizing framework analysis (Pope, Ziebland, & Mays, 2000) and Bem’s (1981) gender schema theory, this study provides results from eight focus groups wherein an interdisciplinary team met with seven student organizations to discuss the interplay of feminism and interpersonal relationships. Findings suggest the more confident students feel in their conceptualization of feminism as promoting equality, the more likely they were to report comfort with friends and romantic relationships. Programming and policy implications for college campuses are explored.

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