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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 baby ...
6 Ritual and Technology in Contemporary Hospital Childbirth 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 ...
longer 'belong' to her in a modern hospital, but functions because of things done
to it, and not spontaneously of its own accord. This raises questions about the
possible inhibition of maternal responses to the baby, and the even larger
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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