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Girls and Aggression : Contributing Factors and Intervention Principles - Marlene M. Moretti

Girls and Aggression

Contributing Factors and Intervention Principles

By: Marlene M. Moretti (Editor), Candice Odgers (Editor), Margaret Jackson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9780306482243
Number Of Pages: 252

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Although research on aggressive men and boys has been plentiful, much less attention has been directed toward aggression in girls and women. The increasing number of young women who find themselves living violent lives, both as perpetrators and victims, has led to urgent calls for more information on understanding what causes, what perpetuates and what can be done about this problem.
Addressing this need, Girls and Aggression presents a range of interdisciplinary perspectives on risk and protective factors, developmental pathways and intervention principles specific to the problem of aggression and violence in the lives of young women. Contributions come from the fields of psychology, criminology, education, and sociology, and use both qualitative and quantitative methodologies to explore the issues. Girls and Aggression will be of interest to academic researchers and mental health practitioners alike by providing an up-to-date and comprehensive view of this important and underexplored area.

Girls And Aggression: A Point Of Departure
Rejection sensitivity and girls' aggression
The Science of Relational Aggression: Can We Guide Intervention?
Aggression from an Attachment Perspective: Gender Issues and Therapeutic Implications
The Social Context of Children's Aggression
Adjudicated Females' Participation in Violence from Adolescence to Adulthood: Results from a Longitudinal Study
Race, Gender, and Aggression: The Impact of Sociocultural Factors on Girls
Revisiting the Moral Domain: Using Social Interdependence Theory to Understand Adolescent Girls' Perspectives on the Use of Violence
Connecting Policies, Girls, and Violence
Interventions for Aggressive Girls: Tailoring and Measuring the Fit
Linking Identification and Treatment of Early Risk Factors for Female Delinquency
Girls in the Justice System: Treatment and intervention
Prediction and Prevention of Peer Victimization in Early Elementary School: How Does Gender Matter?
Reframing Violence Risk Assessment for Female Juvenile Offenders
From Crime Control to Welfare and Back Again: (R)Evolving Youth Criminal Justice Policy and its Possible Effect on Young Female Offenders
Girls, Aggression, and Delinquency: Research and Policy Considerations
Girls and Violence: The Never Ending Story
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ISBN: 9780306482243
ISBN-10: 030648224X
Series: Perspectives in Law & Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.24