Women as mothers

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Random House, 1978 - Family & Relationships - 239 pages
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A leading social anthropologist examines what being a mother means to a woman as a person, using examples from societies all over the world, and concludes that a great deal of what we call "maternal ... Read full review

Contents

Mothercraft or Motherhood?
3
The Motherhood Trap
16
Mothers in the Social System
36
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About the author (1978)

Sheila Kitzinger is the world's best-known writer on childbirth from a woman's point of view. She is the author of 23 books, which are published in 20 languages. They include The New Pregnancy and Childbirth, Breastfeeding and, most recently, Rediscovering Birth. Sheila is a social anthropologist of birth and seeks to help women make their own informed choices about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and motherhood.

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