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dc.contributor.authorManley, Janine W.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T21:16:48Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T21:16:48Z
dc.date.issued1991en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-07282008-135523en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/38973
dc.description.abstractClothing plays an important part in establishing and maintaining one's self worth. Maternity clothing is especially important: to the pregnant woman in maintaining her self-worth and in preparing for the new role as a mother. The maternity wear apparel industry caters to the average-size customer. very often it is difficult or impossible to acquire maternity clothing to fit the small or the large-size maternity wear customer. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of self-reported dress size category on self-worth, body cathexis, and satisfaction with available selection of maternity clothing for pregnant females.en_US
dc.format.mediumBTDen_US
dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
dc.relation.haspartLD5655.V856_1991.M365.pdfen_US
dc.subjectMaternity clothesen_US
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V856 1991.M365en_US
dc.titleSelf-worth, body cathexis, and satisfaction with available selection for those who wear different-size maternity clothingen_US
dc.typeDissertationen_US
dc.contributor.departmentClothing and Textilesen_US
dc.description.degreePh. D.en_US
thesis.degree.namePh. D.en_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineClothing and Textilesen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberLentner, Marvinen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberMinish, Roberta M.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberPurdy, Rita S.en_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-07282008-135523/en_US
dc.contributor.committeecochairDensmore, Barbara E.en_US
dc.contributor.committeecochairCloud, Rinn M.en_US
dc.date.sdate2008-07-28en_US
dc.date.rdate2008-07-28
dc.date.adate2008-07-28en_US


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