Social stereotyping of body image and movement orientation
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Social stereotyping of body image and movement orientation

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Published .
Written in English


  • Body image,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology),
  • Movement, Psychology of,
  • Child psychology

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Statementby Sharon Ann Mathes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 203 leaves
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13552026M

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