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The inherent rightness of much that people do in relationships, and that parents
do in responding to a child, if they are in an environment which gives them
confidence and an opportunity to interact in a meaningful way, is only just now
Traditionally, a son's most important obligation is to ensure that his parents have
a happy and comfortable old age, and elderly people are afforded something
approaching reverence. The same respect for age exists throughout Africa.
Because the time spent with children is devoted entirely to them there tends to be
greater concentration on active relations between parents and children in the
kibbutzim during the family hours than exists in a society like our own, where a ...
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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