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12 edition of The triple bind found in the catalog.

The triple bind

saving our teenage girls from today"s pressures

by Stephen P. Hinshaw

  • 117 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teenage girls -- United States -- Psychology,
  • Stress in adolescence -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen P. Hinshaw with Rachel Kranz.
    ContributionsKranz, Rachel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ798 .H55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22560753M
    ISBN 109780345503992
    LC Control Number2008042781


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The triple bind by Stephen P. Hinshaw Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is obviously about "The Triple Bind", but since this is just a needless complication of the concept of a "double bind", I would like to start by talking about the latter.

The "double bind" in this book refers to the observation that contemporary girls are expected to "be good at all the traditional girl stuff" and at the same time "be 4/5(12). About The Triple Bind. The Triple Bind that girls face today: • Act sweet and nice • Be a star athlete and get straight A’s • Seem sexy and hot even if you’re not In many ways, today is the best time in history to be a girl: Opportunities for a girl’s success are as unlimited as her dreams.

The Triple Bind that girls face today: Act sweet and nice Be a star athlete and get straight A's Seem sexy and hot even if you're not In many ways, today is the best time in history to be a girl: Opportunities for a girl's success are as unlimited as her dreams/5. Hinshaws sweeping diagnosis is the triple bind, or societys expectation that young women possess traditionally feminine attributes such as empathy and selflessness, but also succeed in typically masculine arenas such as competitive sports and cutthroat career paths, and finally, generally conform to a narrow, unrealistic set of standards that.

The phrase "triple bind' in the book's title is a play on "double bind," a term coined by s social scientists who studied the effects of the conflicting messages conveyed to children by grownups.