Study Correlates Having Sisters With Male Republican ID - New York News

Study Correlates Having Sisters With Male Republican Identification

Posted: Updated:

According to a recent study, men who grew up with female siblings tend to be more conservative in their views of gender and were more likely to identify as Republicans at a young age.

This study, done by Loyola Marymount University and Stanford Graduate School of Business pinpoints housework as the mediator.

According to researchers, men who grew up with sisters are less likely to share housework and probably watched their sisters do chores. This teaches them that chores and housework are women's work, researchers posit.

According to the study authors, boys with only sisters were 13.5 percent more conservative in their views of women's roles than boys with all brothers.

Also, when the boys with female siblings were seniors in high school, they were nearly 15 percent more likely to identify as Republicans.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • 'Spider-man' slugs cop in Times Square

    'Spider-man' slugs cop in Times Square

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:54:59 GMT
    New York City NewsNew York City News
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
  • Kayakers breach New York's JFK airport security

    Kayakers breach New York's JFK airport security

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-27 19:46:29 GMT
    The tower at John F. Kennedy International AirportThe tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a Kennedy Airport security perimeter.
    Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a security perimeter at New York's Kennedy Airport.
  • Woman gets 20-year prison term for fatal stabbing

    Woman gets 20-year prison term for fatal stabbing

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:32:05 GMT
    A southern New Jersey woman who fatally stabbed a man last year during an argument in his home has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
    A southern New Jersey woman who fatally stabbed a man last year during an argument in his home has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices