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Parenthood is not a static situation, of course. 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
... of the emotional, relational, and self-image changes inevitably involved with
rearing a child. Although women's magazines, TV and radio, have some function
in sharing reality with the mother and in offering education for parenthood, there
This happens because when parenthood is shared not only do fathers come into
the home, but babies go out of it more and mobility becomes a prime requisite.
The gulf between home and workplace disappears. This must have been more ...
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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