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The nuclear family is found in every society known to us , and this is the form that
we tend to think of as ' normal ' . Most people are members of two nuclear families
, one from which they have come , the family of orientation , and one which ...
2 The nuclear family , with a mother , her husband and their children , to which
we are accustomed in the industrialized West , is also characteristic of hunting
and gathering societies where people are living at subsistence level . But the ...
The emphasis is not on the emotional ties between the members of the nuclear
family , although these may be strong , but on the larger family of the kibbutz .
Such a system contrasts with the accepted patterns which run through all
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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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