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Best Friends The Pleasures and Perils of Girls' and Women's Friendships

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ISBN-10: 0609804723

ISBN-13: 9780609804728

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Terri Apter, Ruthellen Josselson

List price: $19.00
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Best Friends provides the missing link to understanding and recognizing the impact of some of the most important relationships in girls' and women's lives. Every woman remembers the sting of betrayal of a girlfriend, and every parent of a daughter has seen her come home from school in tears because a girl she thought was her best friend suddenly and inexplicably became her enemy. While boys hash out differences with fists and kicks, girls' societies are marked by secrets and whispers and shifting affection. The lessons learned as an adolescent girl are often carried into adulthood, making women fear confrontation--especially with other women. But the intensity of the struggles reflects…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 10/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Terri Apter is a social psychologist and researcher at Cambridge University in England.