See Jane Hit: Book summary and reviews of See Jane Hit by James Garbarino

See Jane Hit

Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It

by James Garbarino

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From one of America's leading authorities on juvenile violence and aggression, a groundbreaking investigation of the explosion in violent behavior by girls: its causes, consequences, and possible solutions.

"The message that "aggression works" is taught loud and clear in American society, and, as Garbarino proves, today's young girls are clearly listening." - Booklist.

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"What girls need, he concludes in this evenhanded but eye-opening book, is positive identity, a sense of rootedness and spirituality, and benevolent adult involvement in their lives." - PW.

"James Garbarino is always cutting edge. This well-written book offers a careful and compelling analysis of an emergent social phenomenon. See Jane Hit is consciousness-raising in the truest sense of the word." - Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia.

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