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Sugar and Spice and No Longer Nice: How We Can Stop Girls' Violence

Sugar and Spice and No Longer Nice: How We Can Stop Girls' Violence

Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Howard R. Spivak, Janet Reno (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-787-98591-2

Aug 2006, Jossey-Bass

208 pages

Select type: Paperback

$15.95

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Description

Sugar and Spice and No Longer Nice is a groundbreaking book that offers parents and teachers a primer for understanding and preventing the increasing incidents of physical violence--hazing, brutality, fighting, weapons, murder--by young girls. Written by Drs. Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Howard R. Spivak—the renowned Harvard- and Tufts-based experts on preventing youth violence—this important book offers a plan to help our daughters become strong, confident, powerful, and independent young women without being violent.
Foreword (Janet Reno).

Acknowledgments.

Part One: Understanding the Challenge.

1. We Have a Problem.

2. Hidden Aggression Becomes Outward Violence.

3. Facts and Figures.

4. Risk Factors and Protective Factors.

5. Feminization of the Superhero.

Part Two: Taking On the Challenge.

6. Tips for Parents.

7. Tips for Teachers and Schools.

8. What Communities Can Do.

9. A Call to Action.

Notes.

Resources.

About the Authors.

Index.