Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence

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Index
Adolescence
action spaces and, 29–30, 239n4
dating violence and, 151, 256n3, 258n18,259n25
gendered violence and, 7–8
in disadvantaged neighborhoods, 7–8, 32
sexual victimization and, 195
See also African American girls
Adult men
girls' apprehension of, 52–57
sexual assault and, 124–127
African American girls
empowerment of, 216–217, 263n49
rates of victimization, 8, 33
scholarly neglect of, ix, xiii, 2–3, 11, 191, 225n11, 228n53
victimization of, ix-x
Alcohol and drugs, 7–8
sexual activity and, 129–134
sexual aggression and, 56, 57, 59, 126134, 195–1-96
Anderson, Elijah, 5, 195, 226n23
Anderson, Kristin L., 260n27
Androcentrism in criminology, 2, 41, 6970, 191, 245n18
Aniakudo, Patricia, 111
Asdigian, Nancy L., 2521116
Benson, Michael L., 6, 41
Billson, Janet M., 158
“Blurred boundaries” of girls' victimization and offending, 3, 9
See also Delinquency
Boswell, A. Ayres, 127
Brown, Annie W., 202
Caring adults, 208, 210–211, 212
Chandy, Joseph M., 251n12
Chavous, Tabbye M., 73
Cisco, 131, 254n45
Cleveland, H. Harrington, 127
Collective efficacy, 6–7, 20, 41, 195, 198199
Community agencies, 201, 209–213, 215
Community programs
need for, 199–201, 211–213
Conflict Tactics Scale, 14
critiques of, 231n63, 256n2
Controlling behavior. See Dating relationships; Dating violence
Cool pose, 158–160, 161, 166–168, 173, 175, 188–189
Dating relationships, 257n5
conflicts in, 153, 160–171
control in, 161, 166–171
cool pose and, 158–159, 161, 166–168, 171
girls as “emotionally out of control” in, 168–169, 189
infidelity in, 153, 162–166
insecurity in, 160, 164
jealousy in, 160–166, 169, 171, 173 — 174
Playa' climate and, 156–158, 160–161, 164, 166
positive features of, 158
Dating violence
attitudes about, 178–179
chronic battering, 183–185
control and, 183–186, 259n25–26
distinctive features of adolescent, 151, 256n3, 258n18, 259n25
emotional detachment and, 175–177, 182

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