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The extraordinary thing is that after trying to perform a task of these dimensions
she feels uniquely a failure, convinced that she is the only woman experiencing
these emotions and the only one incapable of coping. One in every six women ...
It is fortunate, however, that one sign, one signal, from a doctor or nurse that they
recognize the person in the patient can be equally effective in turning a negative
experience into a positive one, and permits spontaneous emotional processes ...
The emphasis is not on the emotional ties between the members of the nuclear
family, although these may be strong, but on the larger family of the kibbutz. Such
a system contrasts with the accepted patterns which run through all Western ...
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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