In a different voice :psychological theory and women'sdevelopment

  title={In a different voice :psychological theory and women'sdevelopment},
  author={Carol Gilligan},
In 1914, with his essay "On Narcissism," Freud swallows his distaste at the thought o f "abandoning observation for barren theoretical controversy" and extends his map of the psychological domain . Tracing the development of the capacity to love, which he equates wit h maturity and psychic health, he locates its origins in the contrast between love for the mother and love for the self. But in thus dividing the world of love into narcissism and "object" relationships , he finds that while men's… Expand
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