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She knew about modern methods of obstetric intervention, but explained that if
labour is prolonged, one should deliver a child by smearing one's hand with
bone marrow and helping the baby 'get through the road that is closed'. Both
The modern Indian mother is supreme. THE JEWISH IDEAL The powerful,
enveloping and sometimes suffocating love of the Jewish mother for her children
is a theme reiterated in modern novels. In this section I want to look not at social ...
As the demands of modern non-Jewish life reduce opportunities for living
according to Jewish faith outside the home, her role in making the home the
centre of Jewish culture becomes more important. Frequently household
members find ...
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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