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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
We have seen that it is generally accepted that every child ought to have a father,
although the man who is a baby's social father may be quite different from the
biological father. In some societies, notably those disorganized by slavery, men ...
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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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