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Garbarino, James.

See Jane hit : why girls are growing more violent and what can be done about it / James Garbarino. - New York : Penguin Press, 2006. - 294 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-286) and index.

I: What's going on with girls? -- The new American girl gets physical -- To hit or not to hit: are girls and boys wired differently for aggression? -- II: How is culture changing the lives of girls? -- Girls unleashed -- From powder puff to powerpuff girls: how pop culture celebrates aggressive girls -- The evolution of mean: the new language of girl violence -- III: When things go from bad to worse for girls, then and now -- Cinderella strikes back: girls who are sad, mad, and hurt -- Girls who kill ... themselves or others -- IV: What now? -- Lifelines and safety nets: helping girls get physical without getting hurt or hurting other people -- Female aggression in the twenty-first century: what lies ahead for the new American girl?

1594200750 (alk. paper) 9781594200755


Girls--Psychology.--United States
Girls--Social conditions.--United States
Violence in adolescence--United States.
Violence in children--United States.

HQ777 / .G37 2006