ERIC Number: EJ273946
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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A Reexamination of Body Build Stereotypes.
Stager, Susan Ferencz; Burke, Peter J.
Journal of Research in Personality, v16 n4 p435-46 Dec 1982
Studied the existence of body build stereotypes, extent of identification with this stereotype, and the effect of this identification on children's self-evaluation. Found fat and skinny child stereotypes invariant across age and sex groups. The majority of children identified with the average child in all settings. (PAS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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