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The male is represented as hardheaded , enumerative and rational , the female
sentimental , emotional , irrational and intuitive . Evans Pritchard wrote about
Margaret Mead ' s Coming of Age in Samoa ? , a study contrasting the life of ...
The work of Hinde14 has demonstrated that changes in the environment cause
changes in the endocrine state in female canaries , and that when light or
temperature or both are increased the female begins to stay close to the male .
The male role was to act as a bridge for wives and children between the
commune and the outside world and between the profane and the sacred . In
contrast male participation in birth is considered of superlative importance in
many of the ...
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Mothercraft or Motherhood
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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