Description: Critical developmental issues surface for girls in early adolescence, including their rapidly changing bodies, emerging sexuality and relationships with/attention from potential romantic partners, and academic pressures. This chapter explores the nature of relational aggression (RA), first describing the socialization processes that drive it. I then turn to the dynamics of RA and how it is related to girls' pursuit of popularity.
Source: Girls' and Women's Wellness: Contemporary Counseling Issues and Interventions by Laura Hensley Choate
Professor, Counselor Education,
Louisiana State University
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