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Mean Overall Sexism in the U.S.

Source: BFI Working Paper No. 2018-56, “The Effects of Sexism on American Women: The Role of Norms vs. Discrimination,” by Kerwin Kofi Charles, professor, UChicago’s Harris School of Public Policy; Jonathan Guryan, professor, Northwestern University; and Jessica Pan, associate professor, National University Singapore
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Mean Overall Sexism in the U.S.

Based on data from the General Social Survey, a nationally representative survey that asks respondents various questions, among other sources, this US map illustrates attitudes or beliefs that people hold about women’s place in society.