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Birth is a keypoint in the social system . When a baby is expected the pregnant
woman is one of the major protagonists in a process of social integration which
unites previously disparate elements and reinforces weak links in the chain of ...
Childbirth — a Social Act INSTINCT , CULTURE AND SOCIETY Labour itself is
not only a biological act but also a social process . We have seen already how in
some societies it is the birth of a child that is the consummation of a marriage ...
Evidence from ethology suggests that this may be a vital element in a healthy
social environment for the growing child . Harlow ' s experiments with rhesus
monkeys showed that the presence of other youngsters was important for normal
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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