Essays Tagged: "Gender inequality"

Gender Roles in Education

The issue of gender inequality is one which has been publicly reverberating through society for decades. The prob ... to reveal the amount of sexism displayed in these educational tools. The results clearly show that gender inequality definitely runs rampant in textbooks some of the sexism subtle and some overt. To ... es less influential male counterparts. Elementary and secondary school textbooks are also guilty of gender bias.In elementary and secondary school textbooks, sexism takes many forms. Boys predominate ...

(7 pages) 435 0 4.7 Mar/1997

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

A womans struggle in the work force.

workforce often reflects her overall situation in society. The reality is that women do experience gender inequality in our society and most definitely in the Canadian workforce. Although women have ... oday. One of the most obvious disadvantages that women encounter today can be seen through Canada's gender-segregated workforce and the gender wage differential and the way women are treated.The incre ...

(5 pages) 204 0 4.5 Nov/2002

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

Gender Inequality in High School.

Gender inequality was once an issue in high school classrooms. However it does not seem to be a prob ... speak up and participate in class. A later study would show that this did not solve the problem of gender inequality in the classroom. (Cotten, Joehnck and Nyhaug)A study conducted in 1991 by the Ame ... or games, but if there were more games geared towards girls then I they could be used more equally. Gender inequality was a problem, but things have improved today.

(2 pages) 69 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sex Stereotypes and Gender Inequality.

Sex Stereotypes and Gender Inequality'When Ann Hopkins came up for partnership at Price Waterhouse in 1982, she looked l ... first sentence and a man for the second. Why does these professions paint a picture of a particular gender in your mind? Stereotypes. Most of the population is indoctrinated by the agenda of gender st ... n, because she was taken out of Man"[Genesis 2:23] The church played a big part in the teachings of gender through the interpretations of the bible. Ministers were never females and decreed how people ...

(10 pages) 476 3 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Gender Problems in different Countries Around the World-- mostly bais against females.

Gender Inequality, Education and SocietyThe afflicted world in which we live is characterized by dee ... is characterized by deeply unequal sharing of the burden of adversities between females and males. Gender inequality exists in most part of the world, from Japan to South America, from Nepal to Unite ... All these women's helped sharp our social values and our rights, but still there are many faces of gender inequality. For example, special opportunity inequality. Even when there is relatively little ...

(9 pages) 231 2 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Power Through Gender Roles in Macbeth

Gender inequality dates back to early modern times when philosophers assumed that human beings were ... n go out into the big wide world and make it for themselves.The aim of this essay is to explore the gender roles in Shakespeare's Macbeth, particularly between Macbeth himself and Lady Macbeth, compar ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Genderising the Salem Witchhunt (Feminist Piece) - Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum's Salem Possessed and The Devil in the Shape of a Woman by Carol Karlsen

e shape of a woman" attempts to lay emphasis on the trials as one that highlights the wider role of gender inequality and the feminine power struggle that results in the trials at Salem. Karlsen speci ... minine power struggle that results in the trials at Salem. Karlsen specifically tackles the role of gender bias in Salem as a major theme in the timing and mind-set of the Salem trial. For instance Ka ...

(4 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an essay about the New Women's Movement in the United States that emerged in the 1960s. The question: What did the New Women's Movement seek to achieve and was it successful?

feminist roots could flourish. By establishing a Commission on women's affairs, Kennedy highlighted gender inequality. Then 'with the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Ri ... tion in politics and recognition of women's history . Believing 'sexual politics created a model of gender based on class welfare and racial oppression' , they tried to find a solution. Their solution ...

(10 pages) 423 1 5.0 May/2004

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

Dicuss two different readings of John Donne's literature.

ment started in the late 1960's, and mainly involved middle class female academics fighting against gender inequality. Post WWII, many women were working the same jobs as men, yet not only were they b ... ceiling"). This led to the feminist psyche to criticise everything that they felt was contravening gender equality.A feminist critique of "the Sunne Rising," sees it as a self-consciously clever apos ...

(5 pages) 39 0 1.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Achieving gender equality is not that simple

capacity and ability of women to excel. Helen Reddy, I am sorry to break this to you, but achieving gender equality is not as simple as women all over knowing that they are 'strong", that they are 'in ... change the way humanity thinks; if only one person could write a song that had the power to abolish gender inequality forever. If only.Unfortunately for us, nothing in life is this simple, particularl ...

(2 pages) 72 2 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Definitions of Feminism

Definitions of FeminismIn order for international organizations to eliminate gender inequality or oppression they must understand and employ the varying nature, content, and con ... s generally share four concerns . First, they assert that feminist theorists seek to understand the gendered nature of virtually all social and institutional relations . Second, or so this argument go ... fare, worlds of work and politics, culture and leisure is socially constructed through relations of gender, power, class, race and sexuality. Third, gender relations are not viewed as either natural o ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gender inequality in Egypt

The gender inequality spreads all over the world, especially in Egypt, our country. All this is because ...

(2 pages) 33 1 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Gender inequality in workplace.

The issue of gender inequality has been in the eyes of the public and been in awareness of society for decades. T ... n more obstacles when they are working with men.source: Hillside Elementary School in New York's Westchester Coun ... ereotypes involved. (Robins, 2003; 19)The1972 Equal Employment Opportunity Act should have withhold gender bias and pay inequities, but has it accomplished its goal? Are employment opportunities and p ...

(14 pages) 704 2 4.8 Oct/2005

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

How are the gender roles represented in Australian Short stories? (from The Penguin Best Australian Short Stories) Comparing three stories, how do they change over time?

The representation of Gender roles is an issue expressed in "The Penguin best Australian Short stories" collection. The is ... "The Penguin best Australian Short stories" collection. The issues of gender are expressed through gender inequality, stereotypical gender roles, the economic basis of marriage, and the expectations ... h the stories, 'Monsieur Caloche', "The Lottery' and "A Gentleman's Agreement.The representation of gender inequality is expressed in the story Monsieur Caloche (1889) through a satirical point of vie ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Social Inequality In The Work Force

Social Inequality based on race, gender and ethnicity in the work force since the 1980's has decreased to a certain extent, but due t ... der roles in society, ethnic inequality, and discrimination of minorities, it will always be around.Gender inequality has been an issue throughout history but as time has passed, it is slowly decreasi ... piece of literature I found to be perfectly constructed. It addressed each issue separately such as gender equality and ethnic equality in the work force. It helped to inform me of rules and laws I wa ...

(2 pages) 106 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Women's Anxiety Towards their Authorship - Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own" and "Professions of Women"

e which resulted in women's anxiety towards authorship. Virginia Woolf frequently used the theme of gender inequality in her writings. This can particularly be seen in her work, "A Room of One's Own" ...

(5 pages) 47 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gender Inequality in Modern Society

This study deals with gender inequality in the modern society and looks at the difficulties women face when they strive fo ... research of experts in the field, is needed. Thus, this Literature Review discusses the research on gender discrimination in the modern society as well as what drives women into the workforce.Joanne N ... n, Professor of Sociology at Ryerson Polytechnic University, who has written extensively on how the gender roles change in Canadian society, argues that "historically sociologists have suggested, amon ...

(6 pages) 366 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Discuss the status of women in Africa, past and present. Is it getting better or worse.

the Universal Deceleration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. However gender inequality is still present. An African woman's social and economic status continues to be la ... ey to survive.I believe that over time and the more women the step forward and take a stand against gender inequality will the situation in Africa begin to improve. The number of women going on to col ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Gender Inequality

Gender Inequality In today's society people are more and more trying to achieve more, higher positio ... er living standards with new technologies, new treats for diseases, yet we still have such issue as gender inequality. I'm with my group students examined this issue and tried to find out what people ... to find out what people have done and do now in order to blow this assumption away.Many analysts of gender attribute gender differences to the fact that girls and boys are raised differently and thus ...

(4 pages) 138 0 4.3 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Hanging Fire

ker deals with major issues that plague the adolescent generation such as peer acceptance, race and gender inequality, sexuality, death and communication with parents. In the following paragraphs, I w ... s quite clear in the poem that she is concerned with these issues.Secondly, the issue of racial and gender inequality is evident in the poem. The speaker appears to be an African American girl. The po ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers