ERIC Number: EJ646509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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He's a Laker; She's a "Looker": The Consequences of Gender- Stereotypical Portrayals of Male and Female Athletes by the Print Media.
Knight, Jennifer L.; Giuliano, Traci A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v45 n3-4 p217-29 Aug 2001
Investigated how gender-consistent and -inconsistent portrayals of athletes would affect people's perceptions. College students read fictitious newspaper articles that focused on either a male or female Olympic athlete's physical attractiveness or athleticism. Respondents had neither favorable impressions of nor liked articles about female and male athletes when attractiveness was the main focus. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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