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In many ways the split which has developed in anthropology itself expresses the
contrast between the social stereotypes of male and female characteristics in our
own society. The male is represented as hardheaded, enumerative and rational,
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.8 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
Mothercraft or Motherhood?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989