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Girls and Aggression : Contributing Factors and Intervention Principles
Moretti, Marlene M., Candice Odgers and Margaret Jackson (Eds)
Plenum / Kluwer / Springer US / Hardcover / 2004-02-01 / 030648224X
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Perspectives in Law and Psychology, volume 19

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.

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1: Girls And Aggression: A Point Of Departure; M.M. Moretti, L. Odgers, M.A. Jackson.
2: Rejection sensitivity and girls' aggression; G. Downey, L. Irwin, M. Ramsay, O. Ayduk.
3: The Science of Relational Aggression: Can We Guide Intervention? T.C. Geiger, M. Zimmer-Gembeck, N.R. Crick.
4: Aggression from an Attachment Perspective: Gender Issues and Therapeutic Implications; M.M. Moretti, K. DaSilva, R. Holland.
5: The Social Context of Children's Aggression; T. Vaillancourt, S. Hymel.
6: Adjudicated Females' Participation in Violence from Adolescence to Adulthood: Results from a Longitudinal Study; N. Lanctôt, C. Émond, M. LeBlanc.
7: Race, Gender, and Aggression: The Impact of Sociocultural Factors on Girls; M.A. Jackson.
8: Revisiting the Moral Domain: Using Social Interdependence Theory to Understand Adolescent Girls' Perspectives on the Use of Violence; S. Artz.
9: Connecting Policies, Girls, and Violence; M. Reitsma-Street.
10: Interventions for Aggressive Girls: Tailoring and Measuring the Fit; D. Pepler, M.M. Walsh, K. Levene.
11: Linking Identification and Treatment of Early Risk Factors for Female Delinquency; K.S. Levene, M.M. Walsh, L.K. Augimeri.
12: Girls in the Justice System: Treatment and intervention; J. Antonishak, N. Dickon Reppucci, C. Fried Mulford.
13: Prediction and Prevention of Peer Victimization in Early Elementary School: How Does Gender Matter? B.J. Leadbeater, M.K. Dhami, W.L. Hoglund, E.M. Dickinson.
14: Reframing Violence Risk Assessment for Female Juvenile Offenders; C.L. Odgers, M.G. Schmidt, N. Dickon Reppucci.
15: From Crime Control to Welfare and Back Again: (R)Evolving Youth Criminal Justice Policy and its Possible Effect on Young Female Offenders; D.A. Connolly, T.M. Wayte, Z. Lee.
16: Girls, Aggression, and Delinquency: Research and Policy Considerations; J. Wollard.
17: Girls and Violence: The Never Ending Story; M.K. Underwood.

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