Sugar and Spice and No Longer Nice: How We Can Stop Girls' Violence

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John Wiley & Sons, May 18, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 183 pages
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Sugar and Spice and No Longer Nice is a groundbreaking book that offers parents and teachers a primer for understanding and preventing the increasing incidents of physical violence--hazing, brutality, fighting, weapons, murder--by young girls. Written by Drs. Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Howard R. Spivak—the renowned Harvard- and Tufts-based experts on preventing youth violence—this important book offers a plan to help our daughters become strong, confident, powerful, and independent young women without being violent.

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The evidence presented by Prothrow-Stith (public health, Harvard Univ. Sch. of Adolescent Medicine) and Spivak (pediatrics & community health, Tufts Univ. Sch. of Medicine) is shocking: over the past ... Read full review



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Deborah Prothrow-Stith, M.D., is associate dean for faculty development and professor of public health practice and founding director of the Division of Public Health Practice at the Harvard University School of Public Health. Prothrow-Stith is a pioneer of the effort in America to understand youth violence as a public health problem--not just a law enforcement problem.

Howard R. Spivak, M.D., is chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and vice president for community health programs at the New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also professor of pediatrics and community health at Tufts University School of Medicine and director of the Tufts University Center for Children.
Prothrow-Stith and Spivak coauthored Murder Is No Accident: Understand and Preventing Youth Violence in America (Jossey-Bass, 2004).

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