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In the total institution of the maternity hospital such dogmas take a long time
dying , even when enlightened paediatricians and nurses plan new policies .
There always seem to be some members of staff for whom freedom for mothers ...
ne moth splendour above the hospital roof was not lit up that day . It shines
whenever they overfulfill their norm , although what this meant in terms of a
hospital I never discovered . I shocked doctors and nurses when I talked about
feeding a ...
The modern hospital , no less than a peasant community , evolves its own culture
. Some practices are technologically and empirically based . Others are
enshrined in the mystique of hospital practice . These are linked with social
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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