Exclusive Interviews with Carol and James Gilligan
This exclusive video series features psychology experts Dr. Carol Gilligan and Dr. James Gilligan, who offer a unique window into their remarkable relationship and marriage of more than 50 years.
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This DVD captures a rare joint interview with two leading experts in the field of psychology. Drs. Carol and James Gilligan draw upon their individual areas of expertise to discuss social and psychological factors that contribute to gender differences in violence and the developmental roots of gender differences in expressing emotion. They also discuss the topic of parenting, from both a personal and professional perspective, as the ultimate “opportunity for psychological growth.” Finally, using their own marriage as an example, Drs. James and Carol Gilligan discuss what it takes to make a romantic relationship work.
James Gilligan, Psychiatrist, Author and Professor In 2000, President Clinton appointed Dr. Gilligan to the Academic Advisory Council of the National Campaign Against Youth Violence, where he chaired the Committee on Violence Prevention. He is the author of Violence: Reflections on a National Epidemic and Preventing Violence: Prospects for Tomorrow. James Gilligan has become best known for developing a general theory of the causes and prevention of violence. He has become one of the leading exponents of shifting our emphasis from punishing violence after it occurs to preventing it before it happens. Learn more about Dr. Gilligan and his research here.
Carol Gilligan, psychologist, professor and novelist has been named one of the 25 most influential Americans by Time Magazine, Her work has shown how the inclusion of women and girls’ voices changes the paradigm of psychology, opening up new ways of thinking about education and mental health. Her books include In a Different Voice, and The Birth of Pleasure. She recently released her first novel, titled Kyra. Her latest book is titled Joining the Resistance and is available for pre-order. Dr. Gilligan is currently a professor at New York University. You can learn more about Dr. Gilligan hereTags: communication, marriage, marriage problems, relationship advice, video