By Marlene M. Moretti, Candice Odgers, Margaret Jackson

ISBN-10: 1441989854

ISBN-13: 9781441989857

ISBN-10: 1461347483

ISBN-13: 9781461347484

Although examine on competitive males and boys has been ample, less realization has been directed towards aggression in women and girls. The expanding variety of younger ladies who locate themselves dwelling violent lives, either as perpetrators and sufferers, has ended in pressing demands additional info on figuring out what factors, what perpetuates and what should be performed approximately this challenge.
Addressing this want, Girls and Aggression offers a number interdisciplinary views on hazard and protecting elements, developmental pathways and intervention rules particular to the matter of aggression and violence within the lives of younger girls. Contributions come from the fields of psychology, criminology, schooling, and sociology, and use either qualitative and quantitative methodologies to discover the problems. Girls and Aggression should be of curiosity to educational researchers and psychological healthiness practitioners alike by means of delivering an updated and accomplished view of this significant and underexplored area.

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To address the third step of the preventive intervention research cycle, we review studies of the correlates and potential contributing factors to nonphysical forms of aggression. Our concluding topic concerns whether there is a research base on which to develop interventions for relational aggression that can, at best, reduce problem behaviors and, at least, do not harm. , getting even with someone by giving them the silent treatment). Although this definition has been used widely, a brief review of studies of nonphysical forms of aggression reveals some lack of consensus in terminology and definitions of the phenomenon.

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