Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Quiet aggression: Schoolgirl bullying remains under the radar

CT Post (Greenwich, CT) September 20, 2011

"Discarding the traditional image of the bully that 'lives on the playground and takes your lunch money,' Rachel Simmons is fascinated with the undercurrent of female aggression that pervades schoolgirl social interactions through rolled eyes, passed notes and Facebook posts where personal conflicts are broadcasted in a public forum.
Author of 'Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls' and a Teen Vogue relationship advice columnist, Simmons is fluent in "girl talk." Using that knowledge to help educate others, she lectured parents and teachers at Convent of the Sacred Heart Monday night and addressed 350 of the school's middle and upper school students Tuesday morning regarding bullying and social media." Read More

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