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Aggression, antisocial behavior, and violence among girls : a developmental perspective

Author: Martha Putallaz; Karen L Bierman
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2004.
Series: Duke series in child development and public policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Until quite recently, little attention was devoted to investigating female aggression and antisocial behavior, and the few studies that were conducted largely remained isolated efforts. This volume fills a crucial gap by synthesizing the growing body of knowledge on the development of aggression and violence in girls, from early childhood through later romantic relationships, parenting, and effects on the next  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Putallaz; Karen L Bierman
ISBN: 1572309946 9781572309944 1593852320 9781593852320
OCLC Number: 54455206
Description: xxix, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Aggression in the context of gender development / Eleanor E. Maccoby --
Biology--behavior integration and antisocial behavior in girls / Elizabeth J. Susman, Kathleen Pajer --
All things interpersonal: socialization and female aggression / Carolyn Zahn-Waxler, Nicole Polanichka --
Relational aggression in early childhood: "you can't come to my birthday party unless ..." / Nicki R. Crick [and others] --
Girls who bully: a developmental and relational perspective / Debra Pepler [and others] --
Behavioral analysis of girls' aggression and victimization / Martha Putallaz [and others] --
Early disruptive behaviors associated with emerging antisocial behavior among girls / Karen L. Bierman [and others] --
Aggression and antisocial behavior in sexually abused females / Penelope K. Trickett, Elana B . Gordis --
Long-term follow-up of serious adolescent female offenders / Peggy C. Giordano, Stephen A. Cernkovich, Allen R. Lowery --
Trends in delinquent girls' aggression and violent behavior: a review of the evidence / Meda Chesney-Lind, Joanne Belknap --
Women's involvement in aggression in young adult romantic relationships: a developmental systems model / Deborah M. Capaldi, Hyoun K. Kim, Joann Wu Shortt --
Parenting as an important outcome of conduct disorder in girls / Mark Zoccolillo [and others] --
When aggressive girls become mothers: problems in parenting, health, and development across two generations / Lisa A. Serbin [and others] --
Future directions and priorities for prevention and intervention / Marion K. Underwood, John D. Coie --
Public policy and the "discovery" of girls' aggressive behavior / Kenneth A. Dodge.
Series Title: Duke series in child development and public policy.
Responsibility: edited by Martha Putallaz, Karen L. Bierman ; foreword by John B. Reid.
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From leading interdisciplinary authorities, this book traces the development of female aggression and violence from early childhood through adulthood.  Read more...


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This book is an essential reference for any behavioral scientist interested in sex differences. The topics addressed are hugely provocative, from the first question--'Why do groups of little boys and Read more...

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