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Promoting acceptance of diverse appearances in primary school-aged children (2021)
Thesis
Parnell, J. Promoting acceptance of diverse appearances in primary school-aged children. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7516984

Appearance-based stereotyping and stigma emerges in early childhood and can exist by the age of 4 years. Those who have a diverse appearance (e.g., higher weight, visible difference) are at increased risk of experiencing stigmatisation, resulting in... Read More about Promoting acceptance of diverse appearances in primary school-aged children.

Children’s attitudes and friendship behaviours towards socially stigmatised appearances: Do attitudes vary according to type of difference? (2021)
Journal Article
Parnell, J., Williamson, H., Lewis, F., & Slater, A. (2021). Children’s attitudes and friendship behaviours towards socially stigmatised appearances: Do attitudes vary according to type of difference?. Stigma and Health, 6(3), 344-353. https://doi.org/10.1037/sah0000287

Appearance-based stereotyping and stigma emerge in early childhood and can exist by the age of 4 years. Children from stigmatized groups (e.g., higher weight and visible difference) are at increased risk of experiencing judgment and unwanted behavior... Read More about Children’s attitudes and friendship behaviours towards socially stigmatised appearances: Do attitudes vary according to type of difference?.