Essays Tagged: "gender issues"

sex education in traditional societies

transmitted diseases (STDs), contraceptives, relationships, behavior patterns, cultural issues, and gender issues. Sex education can be taught in many ways. Children learn about sex from their peers, ...

(7 pages) 421 4 3.6 Apr/1996

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

Gender Issues in Advertisements

Gender Issues in AdvertisementsWomen grapple with their perception of a ideal body because of societ ... n of a ideal body because of society's imposed ideals. Goffman analyzes advertisements according to gender stereotypes of men and women. He addresses these issues in a slide show containing advertisem ... eir need to be accepted by men to spark a consumer interest.One of the ways that advertisers depict gender roles is through the use of a famous female model. Models generally have 15% of the national ...

(4 pages) 269 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

Homosexual prejudices, homosexual targeted hate crimes, and the history of homosexuality.

Gender issues cause gay men and lesbian women to be discriminated against, treated unfairly, and to ... preference at that time. That is to say that there was no specific set rule by society about which gender should be sexually attracted to a which gender. They believed that if you chose to be with th ...

(5 pages) 385 3 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Gender Identity Disorder

Gender Identity DisorderI.I want to talk about gender issues. The definition of gender identity diso ... ty disorder is a condition in which there is a discrepancy between an individual's assigned sex and gender identity, involving a strong and persistent identification with the other gender. Now this ma ... g and persistent identification with the other gender. Now this makes no sense to me so in my terms gender issues have to deal with same sex partners, transsexuals, and people who want a sex change. T ...

(4 pages) 230 4 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Gender Issues ( Sri Lanka ).

Gender issues In general, when considering third world countries, most would say that they have some ... acteristics do apply to Sri Lanka, the latter has definitely evoked some discussion on the topic of gender issues in underdeveloped countries. Issues such as decision making in the household, educated ... world countries, it does seem that Sri Lanka is on its way to recovering itself. For many years the gender gap between male and female scholars needed to be decreased. In the early 1980's the percenta ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Language as A Generic Issue

Gender Issues In LanguageToday's society is filled with generic terms, which can be used to address ... simple solutions can be used to avoid these problems. If referring to a group of people of unknown gender, instead of calling them "men", referring to them as "ladies and gentlemen" or "people" avoid ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Outline and evaluate what you take to be the achievements of feminist criminology

d theories, concepts, and assumptions of much of the classical criminological work. They state that gender issues have been hidden in criminology. Feminists argue that men are the dominant group withi ... ation is female. This is not merely an English phenomenon and has been recorded universally, making gender the best predictor of criminality. This 'striking truth' goes some way to explaining the lega ...

(8 pages) 163 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Jane Eyre and Gender Issues

Jane Eyre is a novel that represents critique of Victorian age assumptions about social classes and gender issues. In the nineteenth-century there was a belief that women and men belong in "separate s ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jane Eyre

ny of the stereotypes now popularly associated with the word Victorian, especially in reference for gender issues in that era, the representation of women of the upper class in the whole decadent and ... emphasized its attribution to disturb and to please readers because of its troubling attitude about gender, class and race. One of Bronte's biographer (Gilbert) remark the unconventionality of Bronte' ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Creative couples. A brief biographical essay on the relationships of fine artist couples through history.

ships has greatly influenced the lives and careers of the individual artists, with personal belief, gender, societal influences, politics and religion determining the role of each partner.As social, p ... ces, politics and religion determining the role of each partner.As social, political, religious and gender issues were being challenged and the documentation of information became easier after the Ind ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How are gender issues explored in both Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the Zeffirelli film adaptation of the play, in order to meet the needs of very different audiences?

Gender issues are explored in both Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the Zeffirelli film ada ... very different audiences.Firstly, the cultural context of each text is vital to their portrayal of gender issues in the play. Both versions of the play were pitched as comedies. Shakespeare wrote the ... re wrote the play, his first comedy, in the late 16th Century, and the attitudes and morals towards gender represented in the play are very much a reflection of the time period. So although "a feminis ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Psychoanalytic and Gender Perspectives in Great Expectations

Criticisms of Great Expectations: Psychoanalytic and Gender Perspectives Psychoanalytic and gender literary criticisms are important as individual analys ... criticisms are important as individual analyses and are similar in some respects, namely sexual and gender issues, which make them ideal choices for analyzing Great Expectations. Reading the novel fro ... appreciate literature on a new level, then we should acquaint ourselves with his insights. (464) A gender criticism of the novel can be based in deconstructing oppositions in the text that are relate ...

(6 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Discussion of Theoretical Perspectives in Danby, S. (1996). Constituting social membership: Two readings of talk in an early childhood classroom. Language and Education, 10(2&3), 151-170.

s paper seeks to explore some limitations of the traditional early childhood pedagogy in addressing gender issues by comparing it with the feminist post-structuralist approach. A brief introduction to ... roblematic and debatable (Alloway, 1995). Is a male-female bipolar dualism more natural than seeing gender as multiple ways of being? By emphasizing non-intervention, this philosophy seems to acknowle ...

(7 pages) 71 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Analysis of "The Social Construction of Gender" (Author Unknown).

"The Social Construction of Gender" was a very insightful article into the vast space of gender issues in society. Not only was ... ome light on some issues that were extremely fascinating. There is a very insubstantial line called gender, and one that is very easily crossed, or even straddled, whether by physical transformation o ... is very easily crossed, or even straddled, whether by physical transformation or social influences. Gender in society has become strictly psychological and social, rather than just simple DNA and X/Y ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Homosexuality, Nature or Nurture?

ed in the setting of Plato's dialogues of "The Symposium." In these dialogues, they discuss certain gender issues to explain the phenomenon of sexual orientation and the different factors that influen ... "The Symposium" speak about the origin of man. Aristophanes states that there were originally three genders in the human race, "that is to say, besides the two sexes, male and female,... there was a t ...

(7 pages) 121 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The Impact of Diversity Characteristics on Individual Behavior

ot respond to intentions or words but rather to behavior. Diversity issues that are associated with gender, age, socioeconomic status differences and religion can make an impact to the way an individu ... ugh which people perceive others who look, think, or behave differently" (Hogan-Garcia, 2003, p. 52)GenderGender involves those social, cultural, and psychological aspects linked to males and females ...

(7 pages) 110 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analyse the effect of inequality on access to socially valued resources in ONE society.

However, there has been evidence of inequality of groups such as the indigenous, the disabled, and gender issues, where differences to access of socially valued resources highlight the disadvantages ... ave a strong voice in society. The Sex Discrimination Act 1984, highlight the feminist movement for gender equality in Australia. Although women have more equality compared to the indigenous group, th ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Gender Issues

Gender Issues of "Interview with the Vampire" In Anne Rice's novel Interview with the ... en characters in the book as examples she shows us different views of women in society and explores gender issues as well. The first major woman character to appear in the novel was the intelli ... her as if she were a magnificent doll (pg. 90). This represents a very important point relating to gender issues. It symbolizes that even when a woman is smart and intelligent, she still relies on th ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender Issues In The Story "Boys And Girls" By Alice Munro

Through the children in the story "Boys and Girls" by Alice Murno we see how preconceived gender roles effect young children. When looking at gender roles it is interesting to see how the ro ... how the roles of women and men effect the outlook of our children. Working with children I see that gender issues still exist, for example parents persuade their sons to play sports and their daughter ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Kill A Mockingbird

bama during the Depression. The people in this movie face many different themes such as racism, and gender issues. Most women were controlled by there husbands or father they were to learn what it was ...

(1 pages) 304 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers