Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 1, Pages 43 - 61 2020-04-01

The Young Adults Form of the Attitude toward Women’s Working Scale: Development, Preliminary Validation and Measurement Invariance

Devrim ERDEM [1]


The purpose of this study was to develop a scale measuring attitudes toward women’s working. In line with this main purpose, two studies were conducted to develop the tool and investigate its psychometric properties in two different samples. The study 1 started with generating item pool, conducting exploratory factor analysis to identify underlying factor structure of the latent variable. In study 1 after testing the structure of measure, a brief 9-item, tri-factor scale for the assessment of attitudes toward women’s working was emerged. The study 2 utilized a different sample. In study 2, it was aimed to examine model fit, test measurement invariance acroos gender and investigate reliability. Validity and reliability of the scale indicated that the attitude toward women’s working scale (ATWWS) had satisfactory psychometric properties. In study 2, configural and metric invariances of the ATWWS were supported for females and males.
Attitude, Women’s working, Scale development, Configural invariance, Metric invariance
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date March
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1810-2454
Author: Devrim ERDEM (Primary Author)
Institution: NIGDE OMER HALISDEMIR UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : April 1, 2020

APA ERDEM, D . (2020). The Young Adults Form of the Attitude toward Women’s Working Scale: Development, Preliminary Validation and Measurement Invariance. International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education , 7 (1) , 43-61 . DOI: 10.21449/ijate.689115