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Vol. 47, No. 5, 2004
Issue release date: September–October 2004
Human Development 2004;47:314–320

Mean Girls or Cultural Stereotypes?

Essay Review

of Social Aggression among Girls by Marion K. Underwood1

Horn S.S.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill., USA

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Stacey S. Horn, Department of Educational Psychology
Coll. of Education, MC 147, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
1040 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607 (USA)
Tel. +1 312 413 3679, Fax +1 312 996 5651

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Number of Print Pages : 7
Number of Figures : 0, Number of Tables : 0, Number of References : 12

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Human Development
Founded 1958 as ‘Vita Humana’ by H. Thomae

Vol. 47, No. 5, Year 2004 (Cover Date: September-October 2004)

Journal Editor: G. Saxe, Berkeley, Calif.
ISSN: 0018–716X (print), 1423–0054 (Online)

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