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ERIC Number: EJ624050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0033-6297
Understanding the Influence of Stereotypes: Implications for the African American in Sport and Physical Activity.
Harrison, Louis, Jr.
Quest, v53 n1 p97-114 Feb 2001
Examines research on the stereotyping process, reviewing psychological processes that operate in cognitive stereotype formation and underscoring the actual and possible detrimental consequences in the sport and physical activity domain, particularly regarding African Americans. The paper presents possible intervention strategies and concludes that understanding the stereotyping process can be a deterrent to the perpetuation of maladaptive stereotypes. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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