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Children on the Edge: An Essay Review

Robert Halpern
Social Service Review
Vol. 69, No. 1 (Mar., 1995), pp. 131-151
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30012557
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Children on the Edge: An Essay Review
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Abstract

This essay reviews two documents—a book and a newspaper series—that discuss inner-city children's growing exposure to and involvement with violence. The essay focuses particularly on inner-city youths' struggle to find a workable way of coping with the stresses and assaults (both physical and psychological) they experience and on the effects on identity development.

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