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Motherhood is no longer the inevitable and necessary sequel of marriage,
whatever pressure the young couple may be under from their parents. The
woman often feels caught in cross currents of pressure from co-workers and
peers to ...
When a couple set up home together they can go and live with his parents or
hers, or can start a separate home of their own. What is normal for us, making a
separate home, is in fact the rarest system; most people live in extended families.
The roles of men and women are undergoing dramatic change to suit modern
lifestyles and goals, and institutions are changing to accommodate them.
Couples are getting employment which gives each of them 50 per cent time at
work and 50 ...
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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
Mothercraft or Motherhood?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
No preview available - 1987
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989