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The Zulu people have regularly moved towards the Zambesi at times of economic
and political crisis, and later have flowed back towards the south of the continent
again. When I was in South Africa a Zulu chief who is also a senior witchdoctor ...
The African ideal of childbirth is represented by the traditional Zulu way of giving
birth, which is rarely possible today in the townships, but it is still there as an ideal
. According to Zulu custom a witchdoctor should be present to bless the ground ...
But still wherever possible Zulu children are taken to see a birth 'to instil in them
respect for human life' and so that they learn 'to regard birth and death as part of
life'. This is considered an important part of their education. In the third month of ...
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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
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989