ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
SUNY series in women, crime, and criminology.
Formatted Contents Note
A contemporary crisis? / Christine Alder and Anne Worrall Rough girls, 1880-1930 : the 'recent' history of violent young women / Barry Godfrey Twisted sisters, ladettes and the new penology : the social construction of 'violent girls' / Anne Worrall Racism, 'girl violence' and the murder of Reena Virk / Sheila Batacharya Turbulent talk : girls' making sense of violence / Michele Burman Capturing girls' experiences of "community violence" in the United States / Laurie Schaffner Coming out to play? : young women and violence on the street / Jenny J Pearce Violence in the schoolyard : school girls' use of violence / Sibylle Artz Situational effects of gender inequality on girls participation in violence / Jody Miller and Norman A. White.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.