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Young children's stereotype endorsement about people in poverty: Age and economic status effects

Amy E. Heberle and Alice S. Carter

Children and Youth Services Review, 2020, vol. 108, issue C

Abstract: Childhood poverty in the U.S. is common and is associated with increased risk for negative outcomes in social-emotional, physical, and academic functioning domains beginning as early as toddlerhood. While research has addressed adults’ negative stereotyped beliefs about people in poverty, little is known about children’s endorsements of stigmatizing stereotypes about people in poverty. In the current study, interviews were conducted with 94 socioeconomically diverse four to nine year-old children. Children in the study endorsed various.

Keywords: Poverty; Stereotypes; Socioeconomic status; Beliefs; Childhood (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104605

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