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In South Africa the Xhosa of the Transkei do not approve of premarital pregnancy,
and once a girl is pregnant outside marriage she knows she has no hope of
marrying. During pregnancy the identity of the father is further emphasized, and ...
Being pregnant today Our own society lacks ritual activity of this kind, or anything
which really celebrates the unfolding process of pregnancy, drawing together the
future parents and the families in glad preparation for the birth of the baby, and ...
In one English city 57 per cent of a group of 221 men whose wives were pregnant
developed symptoms which cleared up once the baby was born. The significant
thing is that these men were not psychiatric cases, but an ordinary cross-section ...
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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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