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Fighting for girls : new perspectives on gender and violence  Cover Image Book Book

Fighting for girls : new perspectives on gender and violence / edited by Meda Chesney-Lind and Nikki Jones.

Chesney-Lind, Meda. (Added Author). Jones, Nikki, 1975- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781438432939 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1438432933 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781438432946 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1438432941 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. I. Real trends in female violence: getting tough on girls. Have "girls gone wild"? / Mike Males -- Criminalizing assault: do age and gender matter? / Eve S. Buzawa and David Hirschel -- Jailing 'bad' girls: girls' violence and trends in female incarceration / Meda Chesney-Lind -- pt. II. Girls' violence: institutional contexts and concerns. The gendering of violence in intimate relationships: how violence makes sex less safe for girls / Melissa E. Dichter, Julie A. Cederbaum, and Anne M. Teitelman -- Policing girlhood? Relational aggression and violence prevention / Meda Chesney-Lind, Merry Morash, and Katherine Irwin -- "I don't know if you consider that as violence": using attachment theory to understand girls' perspectives on violence / Judith A. Ryder -- Reducing aggressive behavior in adolescent girls by attending to school climate / Sibylle Artz and Diana Nicholson -- Negotiations of the living space: life in the group home for girls who use violence / Marion Brown -- pt. III. Girls' violence: explanations and implications. "It's about being a survivor": African American girls, gender, and the context of inner city violence / Nikki Jones -- The importance of context in the production of older girls' violence: implications for the focus of interventions / Merry Morash, Suyeon Park, and Jung-mi Kim -- Moral panics, violence, and the policing of girls: reasserting patriarchal control in the new millennium / Walter S. DeKeseredy.
Subject: Female juvenile delinquents > United States.
Teenage girls > United States.
Violence > United States.
Juvenile justice, Administration of > United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > United States.

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