Why girls fight : female youth violence in the inner city (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Why girls fight : female youth violence in the inner city

Why girls fight : female youth violence in the inner city

Author: Cindy D Ness
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A fresh perspective on the issues behind everyday street fighting among urban girls.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy D Ness
ISBN: 9780814758403 0814758401 9780814758410 081475841X
OCLC Number: 878744387
Description: xiii, 185 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to the subject --
The city of Philadelphia and female youth violence --
Girls' violent behavior as viewed from the streets --
The reasons girls give for fighting --
Mothers, daughters, and the "double-generation" dynamic --
Culture and neighborhood institutions --
Responsibility: Cindy D. Ness.


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