Novels on teen dating violence
PURPOSE: Teen dating violence (TDV) continues to be a significant social justice issue.
The prevention of TDV requires an attention to risk and protective factors across ecological system levels.
With personal stories and analysis, Pipher details how young women continue to struggle to find their true selves.
An investigation into the aggressive behaviors that young women express and how they factor into friendships and daily interactions.
A sexual assault occurs every two minutes in the US, according to RAINN.
As a youth librarian specializing in young adult services and literature for almost 20 years, I used to hold that information at bay, somewhere in the back of my mind, while I read.
RESULTS: Victimology, pop-psychology, and postfeminist discourses were used to describe victims’ entry and experience of TDV victimization, the antecedents of TDV, and perpetrators’ use of abusive behaviors.Targeted for parents, this book gives them advice for recognizing an abusive relationship, discussing concerns with a teen and keeping open communication, understanding the impact of emotional abuse, developing safety plans, using available legal resources, encouraging healthy teen relationships, and connecting with support services.