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Making Connections: The Relationship Worlds of Adolescent Girls at the Emma Willard School


reviewed by Jere A. Wells — 1991

coverTitle: Making Connections: The Relationship Worlds of Adolescent Girls at the Emma Willard School
Author(s): arol Gilligan, Nona P. Lyons, Trudy J. Hammer
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge
ISBN: 0674540417, Pages: 334, Year: 1990
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Making Connections is a collection of essays arising from the Dodge Study of girls’ psychological development conducted at Emma Willard School in Troy, N.Y., between 1981 and 1984. The project, initiated by Carol Gilligan and coordinated by Nona Lyons, brought together a team of researchers from the Harvard Graduate School of Education who studied different developmental aspects of adolescent girls’ concepts of self, relationship, and morality. Consistent with the collaborative nature of the research project itself is the organization of Making Connections. As Gilligan notes, the researchers’ essays constitute a “collage of sorts, a series of impressions” (p. 5) based on interviews with Emma Willard students, rather than a unified treatise with a central thesis. While occasionally frustrating for the reader who judges a book by its continuity, this approach both frees the collection to cover a wide range of subjects and exemplifies the way of knowing these researchers identify... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 93 Number 1, 1991, p. 197-199
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 274, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 8:15:54 AM

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