See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|BISAC/Subject:||PSY004000, SOC028000, SOC051000|
|ISBN:||9781101097625, Related ISBNs: 0143038680, 1101097620, 1594200750, 9780143038689, 9781101097625|
|Number of pages:||304|
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 Hit goes beyond diagnosing the problem to outline a clear-eyed, compassionate solution.
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