Essays Tagged: "girls and boys"

"Gender in Society" the difference between genger and sex. brief overview and personal perspective

, and practices connected to sex based differences. People are born female or male, but learn to be girls and boys, who grow into men and women. Males are supposed to be masculine, strong, and macho, ... ty. Parents describe their newborns with adjectives pertaining to traditional gender roles. Newborn girls are described as "tiny, soft, delicate, and fine-featured," while newborn boys are described a ...

(2 pages) 590 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The crimes, the people who solved them, and the different types of punishments

ing down a major London street.Prostitution was also a big money maker on the streets, done by both girls and boys. Butcrimes though out the middle class and rich were mostly property crimes and dispu ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gender and Communication: Miscommunication between men and women

ry common, as their rules for a friendly conversation differ significantly.From childhood, boys and girls learn to interact with one another in different ways. This learning essentially begins in the ... sustain a close relationship with their peers, whereas boys' use it to affirm a position of power. Girls' learn to criticize each other tactfully as not to intentionally hurt the feelings of others a ...

(2 pages) 593 7 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gender Bias in Math and Engineering, What is being done?

As a woman, mother, and, future teacher, I am worried about the future of young girls. Female students consistantly score lower then boys on standardized tests and take fewer advan ... ake fewer advanced math courses. Some schools have implemented single-sex classrooms to ensure that girls receive the attention and modified instruction that they sometimes need. Others have chosen to ... best of my abilities, ensure that students have a non-biased classroom.Up to the high school years, girls and boys score equally in overall achievement. However, by the end of high school, the majorit ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

An argumentative speech on how students of different sexes learn and their learning patterns.

ace, I believe that all schools should be single sex schools. This is due to the fact that boys and girls are very diverse both in the way that they learn and their individual educational needs. Above ... e educational needs.Firstly results from an assortment of different investigations have proven that girls and boys have different learning styles. Boys are usually more active, learn visually and have ...

(2 pages) 86 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates.

As teenagers begin to grow and mature, their emerging sexuality becomes quite evident. Both girls and boys began to realize that members of the opposite sex are not icky and do not have "cooti ... en leading teenagers to go beyond simple kisses. Temptation surrounds teenagers, especially teenage girls. The desire for rebellion is also evident, and extreme sexuality is extremely rebellious. In a ...

(9 pages) 398 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How to attract girls.

HOW TO ATTRACT GIRLSSometimes girls and boys seem to avoid the company of one another, butfinally everyone find som ... at you are likeevery other boy. Everyone have something interesting and attractive whichcan put the girls to lose their heads. Perhaps You are funny speaker orgood listener. In the last case You have ...

(3 pages) 53 0 2.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Crime and Punishment.

king down a major Londonstreet. Prostitution was also a big money maker on the streets, doneby both girls and boys. But crimes though out the middle class andrich were mostly property crimes and dispu ...

(3 pages) 82 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"What are the ways in which gender stereotyping occurs in schools? What can be done to minimize such stereotyping?"

does it exist? According to Sarah Delamont (1980), "It is in the classroom and the playground that girls learn to be girls and boys learn to be boys" (p2 of editor's intro.). This is in relation to g ... hools is demonstrated by the manner in which the teacher handles behaviour from both sexes. "Little girls had to stay close behind the teacher to get any attention, while boys did not" (Delamont, 1980 ...

(8 pages) 188 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Day At the Fair: Assignment was to describe an event. Written in First Person.

tangy, chewy caramel apples and sweet, melt-in-your-mouth, sugary cotton candy. Then, as teens, the girls and boys went together in groups, the boys competing with each other to win the biggest stuffe ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Birth Control and Contreceptive Use for High School Students

men were sexually active. Overall, 52 percent of high school-age boys and 48 percent of high school girls were having sexual intercourse. About 80 percent of 19 year olds have had sex. These facts are ... ing up. Teen pregnancies occur very often in the United States. Eighty-four out of every 1,000 teen girls between ages 15-19 become impregnated. This is a stunning fact that must be eradicated from fu ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.7 Feb/2004

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

The effects of exercise on cardiac output

cise on cardiac output(For results see graph paper)AnalysisAfter the initial period of rest in both girls and boys heart rates rose slightly with light exercise (walking), and then fell again slightly ...

(3 pages) 88 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

An Overview of Transsexuality

ayer is more readily associated with the male gender.Typically, one's sex and gender are congruent. Girls will behave as girls, and boys will behave as boys, doing so with little conscious thought and ...

(10 pages) 143 0 4.8 Apr/2004

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

Beauty issues

be spreading through society to quickly for anyone to really take a stand against the ideal beauty. Girls feeling that they are not beautiful unless they use a product that covers their "ugly" skin, a ... and eventually destroys their competition. Advertisements and environment have huge effects on both girls and boys.From early ages girls want to use makeup, they see their mothers, their magazines and ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should schools provide women with equal funding for their sport programs?

Equal Funding for Girls and Boys?Equal funding for women's sports programs. Now what exactly does that mean? It means ... s are nearly five times that of women's (Pinney). In the majority of high school athletic programs, girls' programs are still struggling for equity in equipment provided, facilities, scheduling of gam ... tion. Their mission is to ensure equal access to participation and leadership opportunities for all girls and women in sport and fitness (Kiernan). All of these groupsare major players in the issues o ...

(9 pages) 86 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

First Love - James

would break my bones but words would never hurt me.' What about silence? Silence can be murderous.'Girls and Boys, we have a new student. Her name is Alice.' It was three weeks into school, and I had ...

(4 pages) 80 2 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Drugs, Dilemmas and Decisions (a verdict and Senario)

rard has gone to a beach party to have a good time. He has gone to this party to socialise with the girls and boys in his grade. Gerard was having a excellent time until his mates offered him some alc ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


At any one time, more than 300,000 children under 18 - both girls and boys - are fighting as soldiers in more than 30 countries worldwide. In more than 85 count ... tates, military-run programmes exist for children as young as eight. In the Young Marines, boys and girls aged 8-18 wear uniforms, are given military ranks, and do 'boot camp' and rifle drills.The reh ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


and some of the possible ways of combating this problem. In every city in the United States teenage girls and boys face premature parenthood. If they chose to accept the responsibility of their action ... ychological changes as well. Depression and denial are the first emotional state that most pregnant girls experience. Many initially refuse to accept the reality of the situation, or are overwhelmed b ...

(10 pages) 294 1 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Single-sex Education

ys a best choice for young people to count on successful.The first benefit of coeducation school is girls and boys can work together to develop skills and interact to each other. Boys are usually good ... ether to develop skills and interact to each other. Boys are usually good at math and science while girls seem to be better at languages. In fact, our society is not only a single- sex; people will wo ...

(2 pages) 49 2 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues