Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships (Hot Topics in Developmental Research)

  • Publish Date: 2011-01-25
  • Binding: Hardcover
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Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior presents an overview of recent studies by leading researchers into key aspects of the development of problem behavior in girls.

  • Integrates interdisciplinary research into girls problem behaviors (e.g. aggression, antisocial behavior, rule breaking)
  • Unique in seeking to understand girls problem behaviors in their own right
  • Follows the maturing girl from adolescence to adulthood, concluding at the point where she herself becomes a parent and forms new relationships
  • Gives attention to the critical contexts of problem behavior developmentsociety and neighborhood, as well as family and peer contexts