Positive Perspectives on Minority Girls’ Development

Positive Perspectives on Minority Girls’ Development Sex Roles (2008) 58:290–292 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9331-0 BOOK REVIEW Urban Girls Revisited: Building Strengths. Edited by Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater & Niobe Way, New York University Press, 2007, 2nd edition. 381 pp. $24 ISBN 0814752136 Latina Girls: Voices of Adolescent Strength in the United States. Edited by Jill Denner and Bianca L. Guzman, New York University Press, 2006. 25 pp. $22 ISBN 0814719775 Sarah K. Murnen Published online: 27 October 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 The distinctive features of Leadbeater and Way’s (2007) their findings presented in the chapters themselves to satisfy book on the development of urban girls include its empha- curiosity, but additional references are provided for seeking sis on the strength and resilience of girls, its interdisciplin- more information concerning these large data sets. In any ary focus, and the fact that the studies described use a case, it was interesting to learn about the PYD model that variety of methodological approaches. The first edition of can certainly be tested in other populations. this book was well-received, and this new edition published The chapters in the next section address the issue of ten years later provides an interesting collection of 16 creating “safe spaces” http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Positive Perspectives on Minority Girls’ Development

Sex Roles , Volume 58 (4) – Oct 27, 2007

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