See Jane Hit Why Girls Are Growing Violent and What We Can Do about It
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From one of Americas leading authorities on juvenile violence comes a groundbreaking investigation of the explosion of violent behavior in girls With Lost Boys, James Garbarino became our foremost explicator of violent behavior in boys. Now he turns his attention to its increasing incidence in girls. Twenty-five years ago, ten boys were arrested for assault for every one girl. Now that ratio is four-to-one and dropping. Combining clinical experience with incisive analyses of social trends, Garbarino traces the factorsmany of them essentially positivebehind the epidemic: girls increased participation in sports and greater comfort with their physicality, but also their lack of training in handling aggression. See Jane Hitgoes beyond diagnosing the problem to outline a clear-eyed, compassionate solution.
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Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/30/2007
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
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