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But biology apart, it leads to a relationship with them which overlaps with the
maternal role, increasingly so in our society ... Martin Buber epitomized the
optimum relationship between mother and child when he described the relation
between I ...
During the pregnancy the relationship between husband and wife is affected by
her 'tuning in' to the developing fetus inside her, and increasing awareness ...
These changed sexual attitudes can lead to a deterioration of the marriage
When a girl gives birth to her first baby she replaces her mother, who then retires
into being a grandmother, permitted to indulge in nostalgia about her own former
experiences, but basically inactive as a woman in relation to children.
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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
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989