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other societies they know exactly who this is, and have a special name for him. ...
family operates more or less without support from other kin and in structural
isolation, it is integrated with the occupational system of an industrialized society.
If life is to be orderly, if society is to function, if values are to be maintained, the
male and female principles must be kept separate from each other except under
specified conditions. Expectant mothers in our own society who hope for natural ...
own society, has not been commented on by anthropologists working in pre-
industrial societies. Even Colin Turnbull writing about the Ik, probably the most
unpleasant people an anthropologist has ever had to study, although describing
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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