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Perhaps this is why mothers tend to ' compare the products and to look anxiously
at their own baby ' s weight , or skin condition , the number of teeth , or whether it
is sitting up or crawling yet , feeling that this kind of thing can show whether ...
We tend to think of our own industrialized , urban society as circumscribed by
forces outside our personal control and often idealize simpler societies as
allowing a greater personal freedom , a more ' natural way of life , and the
... and the struggle to break away and be women in their own right results in a
conflict in the mother - daughter relation which is expressed in adolescent crisis .
Mothers tend to identify with their own mothers . They also tend spontaneously ...
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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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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
No preview available - 1987
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989