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Contents Introduction: Thinking Back The Shaping of This Book Part 1. Family Memoirs Introduction Ghosts to Believe In: A Writer's Companions Continuities in Insight and Innovation: Toward a Biography of Margaret Mead "Daddy, Can a Scientist Be Wise?" The Wisdom of Recognition: Activism and Aesthetics Six Days of Dying Composing a Life Story Part 2. The Shapes of Lives: Age and Gender Introduction You Will Know the Future When You Get There "The Epigenesis of Conversational Interaction": A Personal Account of Research Development Holding Up the Sky Together Caring for Children, Caring for the Earth "A Spade with Which to Dig": Valuing Human Occupations Whatever - Whenever: Learning and the Life Cycle Commitment as a Moving Target The Atrium: A Space of Light "An Oak Tree in Full Leaf" "A Riddle of Two Worlds": An Interpretation of the Poetry of H. N. Bialik Into the Trees Part 3. Culture and Conviction Introduction "This Figure of Tinsel": Themes of Hypocrisy and Pessimism in Iranian Culture Learning to Learn and Knowing What You Know: South Africa 1991 Compromise and the Rhetoric of Good and Evil Toward an Ambiguous World Order Change in Islam: The Status of Women Learning in Layers The Lessons of 9/11 Part 4. Ways of Knowing Introduction Democracy, Ecology, and Participation On the Naturalness of Things Visions of Transcendence Multiple Kinds of Knowledge: Societal Decision Making In Praise of Ambiguity Purpose, Gender, and Evolution Thinking AIDS Afterword: To Wander and Wonder A Chronology Acknowledgments Notes A Bibliography of Works by Mary Catherine Bateson Index
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Women -- Social conditions.