See Jane Hit
Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It
From one of Americas leading authorities on juvenile violence comes a groundbreaking investigation of the explosion of violent behavior in girls[An] evenhanded but eye-opening book. (Publishers Weekly)
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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