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From one point of view the introduction of machinery, although it looked as if it
were going to free women from domestic servitude, has meant that a new
treadmill has been created by women themselves. They now try to run the home
and rear ...
Anxiety in Pregnancy Even though a woman's social function may revolve
entirely around her role as a childbearer and rearer, most cultures make
provision for anxiety, and it is accepted, too, that expectant mothers are often in
two minds ...
In contrast to the dreams of English expectant mothers which I recorded, those
which Jamaican peasant women told me about were often very pleasurable and
almost sensuous; 'good spirits' appeared who often, like the peasant midwife, ...
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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