Sex Roles (2013) 68:275–278 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0204-9 BOOK REVIEW Resistance Refined, Patriarchy Defined: Carol Gilligan Reflects on Her Journey from Difference to Resistance Joining the Resistance. By Carol Gilligan, Cambridge, UK; Malden, MA, Polity Press, 2011. 192 pp. $19.95 (hardcover) ISBN: 978-0-7456-5169-9 Elizabeth Ann Kincade Published online: 31 August 2012 # Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 One can’t talk about Carol Gilligan’s new work, Joining the the narrative making meaning from her personal and profes- Resistance, without talking about In a Different Voice (Gilligan sional experiences, including In a Different Voice. As she 1982). InaDifferent Voice cemented Carol Gilligan’s influence says in introducing the current book, “Circling back over the and secured her place as an icon in our psychology. Without In past, I came to my current take on the major themes of my a Different Voice,wewould not have Joining the Resistance. work”(p.12). What she discovers is that this take is not By giving centrality to gendered difference versus gendered limited to the different voice of girls and women in relation deficits in moral development, In A Different Voice moved to self and others. Reflecting upon her research on girls and women from the periphery of social and scientific
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