Women as mothers

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Fontana, 1978 - Family & Relationships - 285 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 ?
13
The Motherhood Trap
28
Mothers in the Social System
51
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

Sheila Kitzinger is the world's foremost birth educator and activist, and is known and respected worldwide as a social anthropologist of birth and a leading authority on women's experiences of pregnancy and motherhood. Her previous books include The Experience of Childbirth and the classic bestseller Pregnancy and Childbirth. She is the author of over 23 books and has been published in 20 languages.

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