In a Different Voice

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Harvard University Press, Jun 30, 2009 - Psychology - 216 pages
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This is the little book that started a revolution, making women's voices heard, in their own right and with their own integrity, for virtually the first time in social scientific theorizing about women. Its impact was immediate and continues to this day, in the academic world and beyond. Translated into sixteen languages, with more than 700,000 copies sold around the world, In a Different Voice has inspired new research, new educational initiatives, and political debate—and helped many women and men to see themselves and each other in a different light.

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I wasn't sure I'd find much enjoyment in some scholarly non-fiction discussing psychological theory but I found this book extremely thought-provoking, particularly the first half. Gilligan's premise ... Read full review

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This is a fascinating look at two different types of morality. One is based on absolute standards, and one on determining the best solution to a particular problem. Asked if it is moral to steal ... Read full review


Images of Relationship
Concepts of Self and Morality
Crisis and Transition
Womens Rights and Womens Judgment
Visions of Maturity
Index of Study Participants

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