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15 In many cultures the human body is perceived as a vessel , the exits and
entrances of which must normally be kept closed , and which must not be
contaminated . All body products , matter issuing from the interior of the body ,
whether it be ...
What to the observer is a cacophonous pandemonium seems very different to all
those engaged in the drama , including the mother . The saga symbolizes the
encounter of the forces of good and evil and life and death in the woman ' s body
Although when they went into her body he and his assistants had to go ' in single
file ' , on coming out they can travel ' four abreast ' . The cervix ( the mouth of the
uterus ) is dilating as it should . Through the psychodrama of myth the shaman ...
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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