ERIC Number: EJ263916
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Sex Bias and the Social Function of Mild Mental Retardation.
Quantz, Richard A.
Journal of Educational Equity and Leadership, v2 n3 p189-95 Spr 1982
Explores reasons that boys are more likely than girls to be labeled as mildly mentally retarded. Holds that the master trait "boy" is associated with auxiliary traits (such as unpredictability and unmanageability) that resemble the auxiliary traits connected with mental retardation. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A