Do Changes in Women’s Rights Change Women’s Moral Judgments?

  • Carol Gilligan


The century marked by the Radcliffe centennial is spanned roughly by the publication of two novels, both written by women and posing the same moral dilemma: a heroine in love with her cousin Lucy’s man. In their parallel triangles, these novels provide a historical frame in which to consider current research on women’s moral judgments and offer a way of addressing the centennial question as to what has changed and what has stayed the same.


Moral Judgment Moral Development Moral Ideal Moral Decision Moral Concern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol Gilligan
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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