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Saving Beauty from the Beast

Saving Beauty from the Beast

Dating violence affects a huge number of teenage girls -- one in three girls between the ages of ten and eighteen reports having been assaulted by a boyfriend -- and can run the gamut from possessiveness to stalking to outright physical abuse. Often it is the girls with the highest selfesteem, those who believe they are in control of their lives and can bring out the best in their boyfriends, who find themselves in the grip of a relationship in which the tables have been turned. This essential and timely book incorporates the insights and advice of experts in the fields of education, adolescent psychology, criminal justice, threat assessment, and sociology. Authors Crompton and Kessner also include the voices of teenagers and parents to provide an in-depth portrait of the dynamics of controlling behavior.

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Publisher Hachette UK
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ISBN 031603004X
Pages 272 pages
Rating 4/5 (45 users)

We appreciate her insightful editing; it was Deborah who, in many stories throughout the book, detected and articulated the recurring theme of “Beauty” trying to save theBeast” with her love. We also send our thanks to her always ...

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