MOTHERHOOD- A SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION

@inproceedings{Mukherjee2016MOTHERHOODAS,
  title={MOTHERHOOD- A SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION},
  author={Rimi Mukherjee},
  year={2016}
}
Motherhood is a social construction--the phrase refers to the fact that a woman becomes mother not just by giving birth to a child but because society grants her the status of a mother. Motherhood is a status which adheres to the social norms and expectations of a society. It is a normative status that a woman achieves after childbirth. The importance of progeny and the continuation of human generations to uphold in the society are manifested in motherhood. Analyzing the status of mothers in… CONTINUE READING