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Terrorism salience increases system justification: After reading the introduction, participants were asked to evaluate the proposal by answering seven questions.

When he doesn’t mean you: In addition, we applied a scale measuring attitudes toward affirmative action programs Bell et al. As women and men sometimes react differently to linguistic forms e. Capturing socially motivated linguistic change: However, in our studies, we motuvation not find such negative effects on the non-gender context in Poland, which may suggest that this country is already on its way to adopting, or at least accepting, gender-fair language.

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No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms. PLLP—Power of language or language of power. Moreover, the positive effect of gender-fair language, especially of feminine forms referring to a group of women only, on evaluations of the initiative suggests that this usage has become so familiar to speakers of Austrian German that failing to use it decreased participants’ support for the initiative.

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Our findings may offer an explanatory framework for the results of earlier ar, which report both positive and negative speaker perceptions of gender-fair wording e. Mucchi-Faina, ; Merkel et al. Presently, job advertisements must be phrased in a gender-fair way, e. Participants were anonymous, expressed their consent to participate in the study, and were provided with the opportunity to obtain additional information on the study.


Although we did not directly study the effects of language policies or familiarity with gender-fair language, our results helped elucidate the changes in reactions to gender-fair language and approximate the process that occurs over time as a language changes. While pertinent language reforms have been implemented and acknowledged in Austrian German, gender-fair language is rarely accepted and is often rejected in Polish.

However, evaluation of the non-gender initiative was not affected by linguistic form: This was supported with oversignatures from Polish citizens.

The most important conclusion to draw from our studies is that language policies aiming at political correctness should not be evaluated rashly. Considering these differences, we hypothesized that reactions to gender-fair language would differ in Poland and Austria.

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Motivatiin will be provided with an authorization token please note: Similar to Study 1, we conducted a regression analysis. Study 3 was conducted qt Austria, a country where, in contrast to Poland, gender-fair language is well established in everyday life.

All of the described research was conducted according to the recommendations for online research of Eynon et al. Answers to these questions could vary from 1 definitely not to 7 definitely yes 5.

Language reforms and gender in equality. We offered participants the opportunity to a part in a lottery for five Euro vouchers. Earlier studies on gender-fair language already observed that men are less supportive of gender-fair language Jacobson and Insko, ; Matheson and Kristiansen, ; Parks and Roberton, and our results are consistent with these findings.

Therefore, the principle strategy employed to make a language gender fair is to have feminine forms of human nouns used more frequently and systematically to make female referents visible. Although grammatical gender languages are spoken in both countries, they differ considerably in the use of gender-fair language.


This assumption stems from the fact that liberals do support social equality much more than the conservatives Jost et al.

However, a serious limitation of Study 1 is that motivvation social initiative presented was about gender equality.

In general, if gender-fair language is perceived as questioning traditional gender arrangements, negative effects should occur mostly in connection with gender issues. Bob Dylan, These lyrics by Dylan capture a eduho examined phenomenon in social psychology, that is, social reality changes over time and may do so even within a fairly short period.

The introduction contained the following manipulation. These lyrics by Dylan capture a rarely examined phenomenon in social psychology, that is, social reality changes over time and may do so even within a fairly short period. The disadvantage of such an approach is that the time within which changes are to happen is unspecified, which constitutes a serious challenge to the budgetary and time framework of any research.

The introduction read as follows: Side effects of gender-fair language: Moreover, we asked their opinions on factors influencing women’s positions in the job market. Here, we will look at socially motivated changes in language such as language reforms introduced to instigate and promote changes in social reality.

The matrix of correlation coefficients of the main variables of interest for all three Studies is available in Table 1.