DescriptionSugar 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.
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.
About the Authors.