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Even when couples feel that it is wrong to bring children into an already
overpopulated world, they may not want to miss out on an important life
experience, and are intrigued by the developing relationship with their partner
and the effect which ...
But it is also one which has the effect of segregating the labouring woman from
her everyday existence and isolating her from her normal social relations, and
also depersonalizing the birth attendants. Studies of ritual aspects of the use of ...
Recent research has also focused on the effect on human mothering of this
combination of hormone changes and stimuli from the baby. Research of this
kind has become very important because of the light that it may be able to throw
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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