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Pregnancy as a force for social cohesion In many societies it is when a baby is on
the way that the relationship between a couple, formerly only half recognized and
provisional, becomes established as really a marriage. The Kgatla of South ...
Birth is a keypoint in the social system. When a baby is expected the pregnant
woman is one of the major protagonists in a process of social integration which
unites previously disparate elements and reinforces weak links in the chain of ...
5 Childbirth — a Social Act Instinct, Culture and Society Labour itself is not only a
biological act but also a social process. We have seen already how in some
societies it is the birth of a child that is the consummation of a marriage, rather
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Mothercraft or Motherhood ?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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