The girl within

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Dutton, 1989 - Psychology - 227 pages
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Using the life stories of twenty women, psychologist Emily Hancock has identified a turning point in a women's life when a girl crystallizes a distinct and vital sense of self, which she then loses in the process of growing up, and tries to regain as an adult. A breakthrough book, this will change the way society views girls and women.

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Thrift store find that needs to get culled. It seemed interesting, but picking it up now and reading a bit, and reading GR reviews, reveals that I'm actually not empathetic or interested. Read full review

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While working on her doctorate at Harvard, Hancock interviewed 20 women about their development as adults. Analyzing the answers of these white, predominantly middle-class women, she concluded that ... Read full review


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