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Carol Gilligan
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Carol Gilligan is a psychologist and writer who lives in New York City and in the Berkshires. Her ground-breaking book, In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory’ and Women’s Development, has been translated into eighteen languages. With her students, she co-authored and co-edited four books on women’s psychology and girls’ development: Meeting at the Crossroads, Between Voice and Silence, Making Connections, and Women, Girls, and Psychotherapy: Reframing Resistance. At Harvard, where she was the first Graham Professor of Gender Studies, her award-winning research led to the founding of the university’s Center on Gender and Education. She is now University Professor at New... Read More

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The Birth of Pleasure

Written by Carol Gilligan


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $15.95

Carol Gilligan, whose classic In a Different Voice revolutionized the study of human psychology, now offers a brilliant, provocative book about love. Why is love so often associated with tragedy, she asks. Why are our experiences of pleasure so often shadowed by loss? And can we change these patterns?

Gilligan observes children... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Birth of Pleasure

Written by Carol Gilligan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 3, 2002
Price: $11.99

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Kyra
A Novel
Written by Carol Gilligan


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $15.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Kyra
A Novel
Written by Carol Gilligan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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