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The male is represented as hardheaded, enumerative and rational, the female
sentimental, emotional, irrational and intuitive. Evans Pritchard wrote about
Margaret Mead's Coming of Age in Samoa”, a study contrasting the life of
When androgen is present 'masculine' behaviour potential exists, and the basic
female component of sexuality is suppressed according to the amount of
androgen circulating in the body.” Studies have been done which indicate that
girls who ...
Women are considered weak and sensual creatures who must fight a constant
battle against the innate spiritual disadvantages of having been born female.
They must also be forever on their guard to maintain their chastity and to defend ...
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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
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
Getting and Not Getting Pregnant
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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