The Effects of Labeling and Stigma on the Social Rejection of Striptease Performers

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This study uses survey data collected from a convenience sample of undergraduate students (N=89). A vignette survey design is employed to measure social rejection of striptease performers compared to a control group. Data is also collected on negative stereotypes held about striptease performers, which are correlated with social rejection. Link and Phelan's conceptualization of the stigma process provides the theoretical framework for this analysis. Findings suggest that striptease performers experience higher levels of social rejection and are perceived more negatively than the control group and that endorsement of negative stereotypes is associated with social rejection.

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Ebeid, Omar Randi December 2006.

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This study uses survey data collected from a convenience sample of undergraduate students (N=89). A vignette survey design is employed to measure social rejection of striptease performers compared to a control group. Data is also collected on negative stereotypes held about striptease performers, which are correlated with social rejection. Link and Phelan's conceptualization of the stigma process provides the theoretical framework for this analysis. Findings suggest that striptease performers experience higher levels of social rejection and are perceived more negatively than the control group and that endorsement of negative stereotypes is associated with social rejection.

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Ebeid, Omar Randi. The Effects of Labeling and Stigma on the Social Rejection of Striptease Performers, thesis, December 2006; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5466/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .