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Title Fighting for girls [electronic resource] : new perspectives on gender and violence / edited by Meda Chesney-Lind and Nikki Jones
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (x, 266 p.) : ill
Series SUNY series in women, crime, and criminology
SUNY series in women, crime, and criminology
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
pt. I. Real trends in female violence: getting tough on girls. Have "girls gone wild"? / MikeMales -- 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
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Subject Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States
Violence -- United States
Teenage girls -- United States
Female juvenile delinquents -- United States
Alt Author Jones, Nikki, 1975-
Chesney-Lind, Meda
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