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Examining mother love within a social, economic, religious, and psychological framework, this controversial study challenges the belief that mother love is a biologically determined instinct but is instead an evolutionary phenomenon.
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by Élisabeth Badinter. Examining mother love within a social, economic, religious, and psychological framework, this controversial study challenges the belief that mother love is a biologically determined instinct but is instead an evolutionary phenomenon.
Elisabeth Badinter, Mother Love: Myth and Reality of Motherhood in Modern History (New York: Macmillan, 1981; first French edn 1980). 5. Alan Macfarlane, The Family Life of Ralph Josselin, a Seventeenth-century Clergyman. 1810) (Gent: Secretariaat van de Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie voor Taal- en Letterkunde, 1963). Gobbers underestimated the influence of Rousseau because he only counted the number of explicit references in Dutch journals and books. 38. Rudolf Dekker, ‘Women in Medieval and Early Modem Netherlands’, Journal of Women’s History 10 (1998) pp. 115–89; De kunst van het moederschap.
MOTHER LOVE: MYTH AND REALITY Motherhood in Modern History. By Elisabeth Badinter. But Professor Badinter's clumsy and deceitful handling of the question of incidence is characteristic of her book's intellectual manner. This is popul ar social history of the rudest variety. Foreword by Francine du Plessix Gray. 360 pp. New York: Macmillan. It boasts neither the skillful deployment of statistical information that one finds in a family historian like Ed ward Shorter, nor the rich accumulation of anecdotaldetail that h as won Philippe Aries's books on childhood and death an admiring scho larly audience.
lisabeth Badinter (née Bleustein-Blanchet; 5 March 1944, ) is a French philosopher, author and historian. She is best known for her philosophical treatises on feminism and women's role in society. She is an advocate of liberal feminism and women migrant workers's rights in France. A 2010 Marianne news magazine poll named her France's "most influential intellectual", primarily on the basis of her books on women's rights and motherhood.
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