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

Author: Cindy D Ness
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ness, Cindy D., 1959-
Why girls fight.
New York : New York University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009053831
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy D Ness
OCLC Number: 929291858
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 185 p)
Contents: Preface 1 Introduction 2 The City of Philadelphia and Female Youth Violence 3 Girls' Violent Behavior as Viewed from the Streets 4 The Reasons Girls Give for Fighting 5 Mothers, Daughters, and the Double-Generation Dynamic 6 Culture and Neighborhood institutions 7 Conclusion Notes References Index About the Author
Responsibility: Cindy D. Ness.


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