Schoolgirls

Author: Peggy Orenstein
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307833119
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Uncovering the adolescent roots of issues that remain important to American women throughout their lives, this groundbreaking book challenges us to change the way we raise and educate girls.

Encyclopedia Of Women And Gender

Author: Judith Worell
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0122272455
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mented in 1994 by the book, School Girls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the
Confidence Gap, in which journalist Peggy Ornstein reported on observations
she made in the schools that con rmed the sexism suspected in the AAUW report.
On the New York Times paperback bestseller list for more than 135 weeks, Mary
Pipher s Reviving Ophelia, also published in 1994, made the case that
adolescent girls develop in a sexist and sex-saturated world that destroys their
self-esteem.

Equity In Schools And Society

Author: Njoki Nathani Wane
Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN: 9781551301679
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Chapter 18 Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-€steem, and the Confidence Gap
Peggy Orenstein Unbalrnccd €qurtions: Girls, Mrth, and thc Confidcncc Grp
Although the skewed equations of voice and silence are not the exclusive
province of ... Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America showed that girls and
boys who like math and science have higher levels of self-esteem than other
children (and, for that matter, that children with high self-esteem tend to like math
and science).

I Can T Believe She Did That

Author: Nan Mooney
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466860979
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Kaj Bjorkqvist, Kirsti M. J. Lagerspetz, and Ari Kaukiainen, "Do Girls Manipulate
and Boys Fight? Developmental Trends in Regard to Direct and Indirect
Aggression," pp. 1 17-27. 9. Ibid. 10. Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice:
Psychological Theory and Women's Development^. 10. 11. Ibid., p. 9. 12. The
Women's Sports Foundation, "Women's Sports Foundation 2002 Annual Report."
13. Peggy Orenstein, Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the
Confidence Gap, pp. xv-xviii.

What Should We Tell Our Daughters

Author: Melissa Benn
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848546297
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See for example Peggy Orenstein, Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and
the Confidence Gap, Anchor Books, New York, 1995; Mary Pipher, Reviving
Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, Ballantine Books, New York,
1994 7. Peggy Orenstein, Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the
Confidence Gap, Anchor Books, New York 1995, p.xxxi 8. Mary Pipher, Reviving
Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, Ballantine Books, New York,
1994, p.19 9. Ibid.

Celebrating Girls

Author: Virginia Beane Rutter
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781609253370
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... severe pressures and dangers that diminish girls' self-esteem as they
approach adolescence. Girls who are free-thinking and expressive, who speak
their minds and their hearts, suddenly begin to lose their voices and become
silent. They reject their individuality for a cultural norm about the way girls “should
” look (“thin”) and behave (“good”). As Peggy Orenstein concluded in Schoolgirls:
Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap, girls still View their gender
as a liability.

Growing A Girl

Author: Barbara Mackoff
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780440506614
Size: 63.50 MB
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Provides effective guidelines to help parents raise daughters, explaining how to avoid sexual stereotypes, widen opportunities, enhance learning, and cultivate strong, spirited, and caring young women. Original.

Girlfighting

Author: Lyn Mikel Brown
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814787061
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(2002). Girls and aggression: Beyond the “mean girl” hype. Women, Girls and
Criminal Justice, 6 (6): 81–82, 90. Okazawa-Rey, M., T. Robinson, and J. Ward. (
1987). Black women and the politics of skin color and hair. In M. Braude (ed.),
Women, power and therapy: Issues for women. New York: Haworth Press.
Olweus, D. (1993). Bullying at school. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell. Orenstein, P. (
1994). Schoolgirls: Young women, self-esteem and the confidence gap. New
York: Doubleday.

Mystics Mavericks And Merrymakers

Author: Stephanie Wellen Levine
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 081475192X
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2. Peggy Orenstein, Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the
Confidence Gap (New York: Doubleday, 1994), pp. 92–93. 3. Jill McLean Taylor,
Carol Gilligan, and Amy M. Sullivan, Between Voice and Silence: Women and
Girls, Race and Relationship (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995), pp.
19–21. 4. Lyn Mikel Brown and Carol Gilligan, Meeting at the Crossroads:
Women's Psychology and Girls' Development (New York: Ballantine Books, 1992
), p. 19. 5. Ibid., p. 20.