Essays Tagged: "feminists"

Was Paul a male chauvinist? Cite particular passages in his letters to support your view. New Testament.

t your view.In many of the letters that Paul transcribed during his travels, he espoused views that feminists of our time might construe as being chauvinistic. In trying to determine whether his views ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.7 Jul/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Readings of King Lear

is understandable that King Lear is becoming an increasingly valued piece of literature.Modern day feminists are likely to take a gendered or feminist reading. A gendered reading may highlight issues ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Subjectivity of the Character "Safie" in Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

he European society which attempts to interpret it. Often, this creates stereotypes such as western feminists that have viewed 'third-world' women as 'ignorant, poor, uneducated, tradition-bound, reli ...

(8 pages) 73 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A definition and understanding of our own individualism. Speaks of Benjamin Franklin and Carol Gilligan

nefit of his son. Carol Gilligan on the other hand offers up a "call to arms" to American women and feminists. In this work she is also alerting all who are willing to listen to the immediate and long ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is Feminism Dead?

ever, it is driving women away from feminism and manywomen are insulted or embarrassed to be called feminists because of thenegative connotation feminism has adopted.There are many different types of ... privileged, and makeeducation reforms. (Distinguished Women Past and Present)These women have shown feminists and nonfeminists alike that womencan do anything they put their minds to. These women have ...

(10 pages) 236 3 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

One cause of racism according to a feminist's perspective.

Feminists believe racism can start through being ill informed during the process of socialization.As ...

(1 pages) 82 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Women's Liberation Movement (1960's)

all these changes to come about, through its record number of policies and radical ways. Most women feminists were radicals. They formed groups, which researched to find the root of the problem and pu ... f the problem and put and end to the barriers of segregation and discrimination based on sex. Women feminists were committed to the study the situation of women, instead of just taking action. In this ...

(5 pages) 8822 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Creative writing on "Things Fall Apart" by Achenua Achebe. The teacher wanted us to explain our own culture to the Africans.

in early 1800s, and the diaphragm was introduced later that century. In the mid-nineteenth century, feminists in the United States began a birth control campaign associated with the slogan "Voluntary ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Sojourner Truth is an icon of the most American of ideals for her activism in various areas.

rican-Americans and women, she arose to become one of the most formidable activists, abolitionists, feminists, and crusaders for equal rights in her time or any other. Besides joining the abolitionist ... movement during her time were white, middle-class, educated, and privileged. The program that these feminists demanded failed to help African-American women and poor working women of any color, race, ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Feminist Theory

st of the theorists who are developing female and/or caring approaches to ethics view themselves as feminists. It's difficult to see what makes an approach to ethics "feminist" as opposed to simply "f ...

(6 pages) 170 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

"The World Accordng to Garp" by John Irving.

the missed part of the vision of Irving's picture of activists in "The World According to Garp" the feminists of Irving's world were not looking for harmony between the sexes, and therefore can not ge ... e not looking for harmony between the sexes, and therefore can not generalize by calling themselves feminists.In The World According to Garp, by John Irving, Jenny is, to the fictional movement of Gar ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Why do fewer women subscribe to the idea that they are feminists in 2003 than was the case in the 70's and early 80's?

Why do fewer women subscribe to the idea that they arefeminists in 2003 than may have been the case inthe 70's and early 80's.Within this essay I will be ... Within this essay I will be identifying the reasons why many women are reluctant to call themselves feminists. I will look at the ideas and opinions of feminists such as Natasha Walter, Katherine Vine ... order to answer the question and hope to successfully show why there has been a decline in women as feminists.The dictionary definition of feminism is simple enough: "belief in the social, political a ...

(7 pages) 118 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Infestation of Feminism.

e. It is clear that as the women's movement of old has achieved equal rights, the new generation of feminists appear to be mostly social terrorists. The modern feminists are not the heirs of repressed ... ists. The modern feminists are not the heirs of repressed women who fought for equal rights. Modern feminists want to transform society, not seek equal rights for women. This is no conspiracy theory b ...

(4 pages) 87 2 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Feminism and reading advertising images.

they can no longer relate to what they perceive feminism to be. Part of this is the way traditional feminists handle supposedly sexist or offensive images, particularly in advertising. Young women may ... accompanying caption reads "Yes, God is a man" (NWMC, 1996). It is blatantly sexual advertisement. Feminists contend that they should show more 'realistic' women. They should show a more diverse rang ...

(6 pages) 165 1 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Expiration of the Feminist Necessity.

n with an oppressor to blame when they are unhappy with the decisions that they have made. Although feminists today and fifty years ago will say that they were influenced and subjugated into their pos ... festyles to support the movement. Many women displayed disdain for the movement and were angered at feminists for insisting that they were a thorn in the side of the revolutionary movement. Simone de ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What is feminism?

ver, it is driving women away from feminism and many women are insulted or embarrassed to be called feminists because of the negative connotation feminism has adopted.There are many different types of ... rivileged, and make education reforms. (Distinguished Women Past and Present)These women have shown feminists and nonfeminists alike that women can do anything they put their minds to. These women hav ...

(10 pages) 306 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"Feminism" This is a personnel review of how feminism has changed from my mothers generation to the present.

minismMy mother lived through the second wave of feminism that occurred during the 1960's and 70's. Feminists of this time brought on a social movement that made great and promising accomplishments fo ... ccurred during the 1980's as a result of the revolutionary changes during the previous two decades. Feminists had fought against the belief's that women were subservient to men. They had instilled new ...

(4 pages) 244 3 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reaction Paper to Christine A. Smith's "Women, Weight, and Body Image".

d be the effect? Not much for males. Will men suddenly be expected to be attracted to larger women? Feminists may want that to happen, but why should that be? Why should awareness alter personal prefe ... if someone markets a product that sharpens the wit, I might be more intrigued.A few final thoughts. Feminists have been barking up the wrong tree for decades. It always seemed dubious to me how self-e ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How prostitution became a significant of London's history during the 18th and 19th century.

attention of many groups such as, "the church, the state, the medical profession, philanthropists, feminists and others." (Bartley, 1) All of these groups worked together in order to resolve the prob ...

(10 pages) 70 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Feminist theory.

exist different feminist standpoints within the feminist tradition - i.e. Marxist or Postmodernist feminists (and this explains the need to talk of Feminisms - in plural). In general though, feminist ... im in Sociology), and which still hold an exceptional position in the social sciences. For example, feminists believe that the concepts of scientific neutrality, or objectivity, or the belief that we ...

(11 pages) 296 0 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies