ERIC Number: EJ401615
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Female Learned Helplessness in Sport. An Analysis of Children's Literature.
Weiller, Karen H.; Higgs, Catriona T.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, v60 n6 p65-67 Aug 1989
Although elementary reading series books appear to be largely nonsexist, school library books reflect certain prescribed roles for girls and boys in sports activities. Findings are presented from a study which examined 1,380 books to investigate the social information, regarding sports and work, that is communicated to young readers. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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