Meeting at the crossroads: women's psychology and girls' development

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Harvard University Press, 1992 - Family & Relationships - 258 pages
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A groundbreaking work offering major new insights into girls' development and women's psychology. Just as important, this book provides women with the means of meeting girls at the critical crossroads of adolescence, of harkening to the voices of girlhood and sustaining their self-affirming notes.

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I mainly was drawn to this book because it was written about girls at my high school. They followed a group of girl that i knew tangentially, so I knew who they were profiling throughout, which made ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Sharon Lamb, Ed.D., author of The Secret Lives of Girls, is professor of Psychology at Saint Michael's College in Vermont. She not only has done research on girls and teens but has listened to their struggles in her private practice. Lyn Mikel Brown, Ed.D., professor of Education at Colby College in Maine, is co-author, with Carol Gilligan, of Meeting at the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girls' Development. She works with girls at her nonprofit organization, Hardy Girls Healthy Women (

Carol Gilligan is University Professor at the New York University School of Law.