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Altered Loves: Mothers and Daughters During Adolescence
     

Altered Loves: Mothers and Daughters During Adolescence

by Terri Apter, T. E. Apter
 

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Why is adolescence a time of conflict between teenage girls and their mothers? Is mother/daughter strife a way of redefining a critical relationship? Terri Apter answers these and other important questions in this book which addresses the female experience in the insightful tradition of Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

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Why is adolescence a time of conflict between teenage girls and their mothers? Is mother/daughter strife a way of redefining a critical relationship? Terri Apter answers these and other important questions in this book which addresses the female experience in the insightful tradition of Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

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"An extraordinary book that speaks subtly and with great originality to the intricate dynamics of mother-daughter relationships during adolescence. I can't think of a better book for professionals or parents who wish to understand these matters."

— Nancy J. Chodorow

Author of Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities: Freud & Beyond

"Her eloquent message is reassuring to battle-weary veterans on both sides: peace is possible."

— Newsweek

Terri Apter is a Research Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge. She is the author of Why Women Don't Have Wives: Professional Success and Motherhood. She lives with her husband and two teenage daughters in Cambridge, England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449906316
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1991
Edition description:
1st Ballantine Books ed
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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