Essays Tagged: "vulnerability"


with this problem is through rape prevention. These techniques are very important in decreasing the vulnerability of individuals, but in order to eliminate the occurrence of rape from our society, we ... rape can be seen as a logical extension of the typical interactions between women and men. Women's vulnerability to rape is a result of this subordinate relationship. There are a number of sexist dic ...

(4 pages) 243 2 4.1 Dec/1996

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

Lesbian Health

, as well as lower rates of some sexually transmitted diseases.Lesbians are like all women in their vulnerability to illness and to the damaging effect of sexism in the health care system. Lesbians al ...

(5 pages) 164 5 5.0 May/2002

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

Obstacle to Development

ant dependence on agricultural production and primary product exports.6. Dominance, dependence, and vulnerability in international relations.Low levels of living is one of the major obstacles toward d ... his is because their export is lower than theirimport.The last factor is Dominance, Dependence, and Vulnerability in InternationalRelations. Often the rich nations control the pattern of international ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

What are the themes found in Crane's Open Boat?

repeating themes of character experience, action and imagery to convey feelings of the overbearing vulnerability, and seeming futility, of the successful human race when placed in context and compari ...

(10 pages) 218 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Variations on the Word Sleep" By Margaret Atwood

sense that one person longs to bond with another, and recognizes the difficulty. It is this type of vulnerability that we have come to expect in Margaret Atwood's writings, because, as with many femin ...

(3 pages) 54 0 2.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The threat of internet security and its effects on electronic commerce

asy access to the Internet from anywhere, makes the Internet a tempting network for crime. Areas of vulnerability and of common security leaks include chat rooms, e-mail, browsers, and modems.Electron ...

(8 pages) 645 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Syliva Plath- Using the poems "Daddy" and "The Arrival of The Bee Box," write a poetry response to Plath's works noting the language and imagery

val of the Bee Box" both show the speaker of the poem desperately struggling with their feelings of vulnerability and powerlessness. Throughout the poems, the readers see the speaker attempting to ass ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Character Analysis of Ophelia and how she conects the two plots of the play Hamlet. The two plots are the Hamlet Plot and the Polonius plot.

more to her than most people think Ophelia is a substantial character in the play whose flaw is her vulnerability to being manipulated by others. With this flaw, Ophelia becomes a tool that allows Sha ... her hand, manipulates Ophelia to conceal his true intentions from Polonius and the court. Ophelia's vulnerability enables the two plots of the play to coexist. Ophelia's death marks the point in the p ...

(5 pages) 185 1 3.7 Mar/2003

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

The causative role of stress in depression: Gender diffences.

om the impact of an environmental event (stressor/stress factor) on a person who had a predisposing vulnerability [2].Fig. 1. Diathesis stress model [2]As the level of vulnerability increases, the deg ... level of vulnerability increases, the degree of stress needed to precipitate a disorder decreases. Vulnerability is affected by biological and environmental factors.Life events and onset of depressio ...

(22 pages) 418 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sporting Diversity: The politics of difference and identity.

h of these expectations. "They must be physically and mentally strong, yet also portray an image of vulnerability to be perceived as feminine." (Krane 122)Women's sport is constructed and maintained b ...

(5 pages) 154 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Personal Goals I Wish To Achieve.

ame" in the same sentence. I would like to provide a significant other with a sign of stability not vulnerability. Receiving a degree would, at the very least, instill the pride and confidence I need ...

(3 pages) 302 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Celebration" written by W.D. Valgardson.

e fighting, presents one of the animal instincts that is shown throughout the story. Because of the vulnerability the children have, they remove themselves out of sight and presumably, out of danger. ... ike a caged animal.The use of animal symbolism is used to represent each character in their time of vulnerability and defenselessness. When the adults are fighting, the children are described as, "two ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Laissez-faire Approach and Poverty.

one of these claims. Indeed, the free-trade/free-capital formula has led to slower growth and more vulnerability for poor countries--and to greater income disparity among individuals. In 1980 median ...

(7 pages) 172 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

This article clearly outlines the sign and symptoms of depression, and various types of depression

ry real, and extremely scary.Some types of depression run in families, suggesting that a biological vulnerability can be inherited. This seems to be the case with bipolar disorder. Studies of families ... do not get ill. However, the reverse is not true: Not everybody with the genetic makeup that causes vulnerability to bipolar disorder will have the illness. Apparently additional factors, possibly str ...

(5 pages) 283 4 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a response essay to Linda M. Hasselstrom' essay, "Why One Peaceful Woman Carries a Pistol."

e in today's society, it should not be quickly dismissed as a means to self-defense. Because of the vulnerability of women, I strongly agree with Ms. Hasselstrom's decision to carry a pistol for self- ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An Analysis to the Antigone Chorus. Analyzes the four sections: Strophe I, Antistrophe I, Strophe II, Antistrophe II and their purposes in the play.

feat. In Sophocles' Antigone, the Chorus dedicates its first ode to man's victories and its supreme vulnerability: death. The choral ode is divided into four sections: Strophe I, Antistrophe I, Stroph ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Native son (richard wright) and Bigger's struggle for power.

wisted turn for the worst and he is on the run to save his life. Whether through moments of severe vulnerability and helplessness, fits of anger and rage, flashes of fear and anxiety, times of embarr ... apprehended, the seemingly unbendable wall of white superiority still spits in his face.Bigger's vulnerability, the true cause for his incapacity to grasp power, can be seen through his inability t ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A critical appraisal on the article by John A. Cross titled, Megacites and small towns: Different perspectives on hazard vulnerability.

MEGACITIES AND SMALL TOWNS: DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON HAZARD VULNERABILITY"In a world of uncertainty, the only constant is change and rapid change produces amult ... e of diverse facts." Risk is an integral part of life and it is based on a combination ofhazard and vulnerability. Over the past couple of decades, considerable attention has been placedupon the studi ... n and material lossesdue to natural and technological disasters, a need to reverse trends in hazard vulnerability exists.The journal article by John A. Cross titled "Mega cities and small towns: diffe ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Black plague.

ations need to focus their attention on discussing issues, such as transmission, protection and the vulnerability of the virus in Black America.My Uncle Jerry Holmes, now 43, is HIV positive. The nurs ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Othello - This is character analysis about Othello the charater. It's got plenty of quotes to use and very a large resource of detail about the characteristic's of Othello.

n being manipulated shows its weakness and flaws of his inherent character. His jealous nature, his vulnerability to being easily manipulated and his trust too quickly personality, through to the end ...

(8 pages) 300 0 4.7 Mar/2004

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