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ERIC Number: EJ177303
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Publication Date: 1978
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Stereotypes Relating to Family-Size Status
Polit, Denise F.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 40, 1, 105-14, Feb 78
Investigated existence of socially standardized perceptions (stereotypes) of individuals with different numbers of children. It was found that voluntarily childless individuals and parents of one child were viewed most negatively. Parents with eight children and involuntarily childless individuals were rated highly in terms of social desirability. (Author)
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