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Meeting at the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girl's Development

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"Should sound a national alert to society that even our most privileged girls still pursue normal femininity at great risk to personal and civic health."
THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE
Lyn Mike Brown and Carol Gilligan ask "What, on the way to womanhood, does a girl give up?" One hundred girls gave voice to what is rarely spoken and often ignored: that the passage out of girlhood i
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Hardcover, 258 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Harvard University Press
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Rachel Simmons
Jul 01, 2009 Rachel Simmons rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is one of my bibles - and it's the seminal text in girls' psychology. Lyn Mikel Brown and Carol Gilligan are two of the foremothers of girls' psychology. Don't work with or write about girls without reading this book!
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Nov 13, 2014 Abbey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book, along with Reviving Ophelia, gives new insights into how girls and women think, as well as possible causes for trends found in adolescent girls. Very informative, highly recommend to those interested in adolescent psychology and developmental behavior.
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Important information on girl's development in our culture and how friendships affect us. Used this for my graduate thesis.
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