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There are always older children and adults around on whom the small child can
depend for help , so there is no need to ... of rage remains a potent and effective
method of controlling the behaviour of anyone of uncertain status in adult life .
... female nurses in the nursery , and from the age of three or four they ate with the
adults , but at their own special table . ... relationship with an adult : The children I
saw were plump , and looked sound ; but they seemed to me a little subdued ...
... participating in the world outside the home , not only in planned play groups
and carefully controlled child - centred environments , but in the hurly burly of
adult activities . After all , they are going to grow up to become adults themselves
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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