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Joining the Resistance

Since the publication of her landmark book In a Different Voice, Carol Gilligan has transformed the way we think about women and men and the relations between them. It was‘the little book that started a revolution’, and with more than 800,000 copies in print it has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written on gender and human development. In her new book Joining the Resistance Carol Gilligan reflects on the evolution of her thinking and shows how her key ideas were interwoven with her own life experiences. Her work began with the question of voice: who is speaking to whom, in what body, telling what stories about which relationships? By listening carefully she heard a voice that had been held in silence, and in the process realized the extent to which we – both women and men – had been telling false stories about ourselves. In her subsequent work Gilligan found that adolescent girls resisted pressures to disengage themselves from their honest voices, and by joining their resistance she opened the way for the developmentof a more humane way of thinking about personal and political relationships. For the central conviction of her work today – and the central thesis of this book – is that the requisites for love and the requisites for citizenship in a democratic society are one and the same. Both voice and the desire to live in relationships inherent in our human nature, together with the capacity to resist false authority. Combining autobiographical reflection with an analysis of key questions about gender and human development, this timely and highly readable book by one of America’s greatest contemporary thinkers will appeal to a wide readership.

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Carol Gilligan

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Carol Gilligan (b. November 28, 1936) is an American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist best known for her work with and against Lawrence Kohlberg on ethical community and ethical relationships, and certain subject-object problems in ethics. She is currently a Professor at New York University and a Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge. She is best known for her 1982 work, "In a Different Voice."

Background and career

Carol Gilligan was born in New York City in 1936. She was the only child of a lawyer, William Friedman and a nursery school teacher, Mabel Caminez. Carol plays piano and pursued a career in modern dance during her graduate studies. Carol Gilligan received her B.A. "summa cum laude" in English literature from Swarthmore College, a master's degree in clinical psychology from Radcliffe College, and a Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University. [http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/gilligan.html]

She began her teaching career at Harvard University in 1967, receiving tenure with the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1986. Gilligan taught for two years at the University of Cambridge (from 1992-1994) as a "Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions." In 1997, she was the to be appointed to the" Patricia Albjerg Graham Chair in Gender Studies." [http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/gilligan.html]

Gilligan left Harvard in 2002 to join New York University as a full professor with the School of Education and the School of Law. [http://www.nyu.edu/publicaffairs/newsreleases/b_gilligan.shtml] She is currently a visiting professor with the University of Cambridge (Centre for Gender Studies). [http://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/comm/news/newsfull.shtml?nomy=1&node=5561645&full=1]

She is married to James Gilligan, M.D., who directed the Center for the Study of Violence at Harvard Medical School. [http://www.hno.harvard.edu/gazette/1997/09.25/Gilliganapionee.html]


*1992 "Grawemeyer Award in Education"
*1996 "Time Magazine" - one of the 25 most influential Americans
*1997 "Heinz Award" [http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/gilligan.html]


Best known for her work, "In a Different Voice", Gilligan studied women’s psychology and girls’ development and co-authored or edited a number of texts with her students. [http://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/comm/news/newsfull.shtml?node=5561645] She published her first novel, "Kyra" in 2008. [http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18056129] [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/03/books/review/Thomas-t.html]


* "In a Different Voice", Harvard University Press, (1982)
*"Mapping the Moral Domain: A Contribution of Women's Thinking to Psychological Theory and Education", Harvard University Press, (1989)
* "Making Connections: The Relational Worlds of Adolescent Girls at Emma Willard School", Harvard University Press, (1990)
*"Meeting at the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girls' Development", Harvard University Press, (1992)
*"Between Voice and Silence: Women and Girls, Race and Relationships", Harvard University Press, (1997)
* "The Birth of Pleasure", Knopf, (2002)
* "Kyra", Random House, (2008)

ee also

*Kohlberg's stages of moral development
*Mental disorders and gender
*Ethics of care

External links

* [http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/gilligan.html Biography of Gilligan] at Webster University
* [http://www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/comm/news/newsfull.shtml?node=5580663 2008 Commencement Speech] (Mount Holyoke College)
* [http://www.theconnection.org/shows/2002/05/20020510_b_main.asp Carol Gilligan Interview]
* [http://www.feminist.com/resources/artspeech/interviews/carolgilligan.html Conversation with Carol Gilligan ]

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