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ISBN-10: 0143038680

ISBN-13: 9780143038689

Edition: Annotated 

Authors: James Garbarino

List price: $15.00
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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…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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To Hit or Not to Hit: Are Girls and Boys Wired Differently for Aggression?
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
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
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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?