Results 1-3 of 42
Given a ' facilitating environment , that is , one that gives the parents themselves
emotional support and allows them to develop confidence , most parents
spontaneously enjoy their new babies , for example , and handle and talk to them
in a ...
The most common example of the first is the ever present suggestion of self -
esteem in both words and intonation of answers to the question of how many
children the mother of a large family has – ' Eleven . I done my share , didn ' t I ? '
In parts of East Africa , for example , a woman who is having a long and arduous
labour may have her vagina packed with cow dung . It is an act which has
significance in pastoral societies where the main economic value is cattle . The
dung is ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LLLSouthCentralMiami - LibraryThing
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
10 other sections not shown