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But it can be a trap in another way too , and this largely because of the emphasis
which is put nowadays on self - expression , self - development , and self -
fulfillment . A mother who enjoys being with her children and caring for them , and
Through the psychodrama of myth the shaman gives to the labouring woman a
metaphoric language in which her ordeal can be expressed and given meaning .
This is a highly sophisticated form of psychotherapy , and no other treatment is ...
The social context of childbirth and the expression of political values in preparing
for it and the care of the mother are ... What may not be so clear however , is the
more subtle way in which values are expressed and behaviour ritualized in the ...
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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