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The Motherhood Trap The unhappy mother, trapped within the four walls of home
, anxious, depressed, or desperate, is a stock figure of the contemporary TV film
and the novel. Do women find motherhood a matter of anguish, or satisfaction, ...
Motherhood seems to have become a trap. 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 ...
Traditionally the ideal of motherhood has enriched society. It has embodied
concepts of tenderness, compassion, generosity, selflessness, love, harmony
and creativity in the face of other more aggressive and self-assertive
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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