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These flowers tell of treasures hidden in my darling's belly.1 The songs that are
chanted, the drums beating in rhythm, the rocking pelvises and undulating bodies
, proclaim birth and renewal, of the crops that grow, the fish, herds of cattle, and ...
As the family grows and develops, and relationships within it shift, so parenthood
itself involves change. It is a process, not merely a role to be adopted. The type of
mothering which works well with a newborn baby is unsuitable for a toddler, ...
Any reorganization of society which focuses on the needs of women as mothers
must involve a re-evaluation of what is important about the mothering role for the
community as a whole. Young people growing up should learn that mothers are ...
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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