ERIC Number: EJ558693
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Women of Color in the Outdoors: Culture and Meanings.
Roberts, Nina S.; Henderson, Karla A.
Journal of Experiential Education, v20 n3 p134-42 Dec 1997
A total of 24 self-identified women of color took part in focus groups and interviews concerned with attitudes toward the outdoors and involvement in outdoor activities. Analysis focuses on social support for participation, family influence, peer influence, role models, perceived isolation, sociocultural influences, discomfort and fear, personal concerns, and social stigma and stereotypes. Contains 31 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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