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    I give it 2 and a half The book buys into the so called post feminist hype of the 2000's when so many young women assumed the world w

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    This book was referenced by one of the other books I read recently “Manning Up” and it certainly reads well as a companion to that newer work Published in 2006 this book’s research was done in part to refute some of the earlier literature about young women — works like “Reviving Ophelia” and “ueen Bees and Wannabes” which suggested that girls were emotionally vulnerable felt threatened or inti

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    Rings true to this classroom teacherAs a classroom teacher that first came into the profession at the height of the Reviving Ophelia

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    I have been putting off reading Reviving Ophelia and the other teentween books about girls because I just wasn't

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    This book was a little heavy on the personal anecdotes and little too into itself to be really great The idea that not all girls are ueen Bee

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    Usually a couple of years makes no difference but it made my head hurt every time the author mentioned the fact that there were no women running for president in a major party and no women as speaker of the house or any other high ranking political positionThis is a pop science book written by a PhD psychologist and overall not par

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    I give this book 25 stars This book was written by the same person that wrote Raising Cain I didn't find it nearly as inte

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    A book extolling the virtues of men would be met with skepticism by me and this one is no different The fact that he has two daughters also calls into uestion the inferences he makes While it is understandable to have imm

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    What I wanted was a well researched meaty book that would motivate and inspire me as a mother What I got was fabricated research and conclusions dispensed as fact It was very fluffy like a magazine article that somehow came in hardcover While I love love love the topic See Jane Win and Flux are much better books

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    Kind of refreshing after reading a lot of books about how girls' self esteem is being destroyed by the media Everyone knows someone like that but for every Ophelia I know five alpha girls who totally get that magazines and stuff mani

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Alpha Girls Understanding the New American Girl and How She Is Changing the World

The bestselling coauthor of Raising Cain hailed for its insights into the psyche of boys breaks new ground with this startling picture of today's American girl independent self confident highly motivated and fundamentally different from previous generationsThere's a new type of teenage girl growing up in America today and she is having a profound and beneficial influence on society That's the conclusion of Dr Dan Kindlon the widely respected child and adolescent psychologist and the coauthor of the I give it 2 and a half The book buys into the so called post feminist hype of the 2000 s when so many young women assumed the world was now their oyster and choice in every aspect of their lives was now possible Over the past five or years we ve grown increasingly aware of how much feminism still has to accomplish in order to create the world these girls thought they were living in I kept wondering what will these girls think once they get out into the business world or academia Will they still find it so easy to have it all

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Ther and daughter today and how it can transform a girl's psychological makeup identity and sense of selfPart of the first generation that is reaping the full benefits of the women's movement today's American girl is maturing with a new sense of possibility and psychological emancipation Dr Kindlon provides us with an in depth portrait of the alpha girl a born leader who is ready to explode into adulthood and make her mark on the world and by her example serve as an inspiration for women everywhere I give this book 25 stars This book was written by the same person that wrote Raising Cain I didn t find it nearly as interesting mostly based on survey research instead of therapy sessions Also it was primarily written about one study of one group of upper middle class girls The book addresses the high achieving high school girls out there that will grow up to become leaders in society I thought it was going to be similar to Raising Cain addressing the problems facing youth today It wasn t

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Bestseller Raising Cain Dr Kindlon supports his startling discoveries about the new alpha girl with groundbreaking research including profiles case studies uestionnaires and In Alpha Girls Dr Kindlon• presents innovative newsworthy material about teenage girls that directly contradicts the thesis of Reviving Ophelia • looks at the many ways in which the accomplishments of the alpha girl's mother have helped to liberate her daughter• examines the dramatically different relationship between fa I have been putting off reading Reviving Ophelia and the other teentween books about girls because I just wasn t ready to deal with no self confidence eating issues etc Much to my surprise teens and tweens have changed AS LONG AS they are Alpha girls Thankfully I ve got two of them The Alpha girls have self confidence do not feel inferior to males and don t lose their voice After feeling satisfied with the up coming generation I stopped reading this book about 34s of the way through The topic remained compelling however the data was surrounded by dated current events Refere

  • Hardcover
  • 352
  • Alpha Girls Understanding the New American Girl and How She Is Changing the World
  • Dan Kindlon
  • English
  • 23 May 2019
  • 9781594862557

About the Author: Dan Kindlon

Dan Kindlon PhD a member of the Harvard University faculty for over fifteen years teaches child psychology and conducts research in child development A leading clinical and research psychologist specializing in behavioral problems in children and adolescents Dr Kindlon has focused on the diagnosis and treatment of emotional issues learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders in o