Essays Tagged: "having children"

Your Beauty, My Despair in "London" by William Blake

that time frame and environment of society. In Blake's, poem the reality or "truth" of young girls having babies out of wedlock, soldiers being killed in wars, and poor people struggling to make a li ... curse Blasts the new born Infants tear, and blights with plagues the Marriage hearse"(lines 14-16). Having children at a young age and while being unmarried is an occurrence we see far too much of tod ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Public Enemy Number One---John Dillinger

becoming the mother figure for little Johnny. Soon Audrey, Dillinger's sister, married and started having children, seven in fact. Although having a seven kids, Audry still treated John like the rest ... ough for many critics and historians to say that they killed the wrong man. Dillinger was known for having facial surgery, but still some people think that they were wrong.John Dillinger is a very int ...

(7 pages) 63 0 1.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Licensed to parent

Licensed to ParentWhile having kids and raising a loving and caring family is still the dream of millions of Americans, I fe ... g, out for themselves, selfish people in our society. It is also my belief that too many people are having children while lacking both the skills and resources that is required to successfully raise a ... standpoint, welfare reform. Welfare reform is important because many people who are on welfare are having child after child strictly for monitory purposes. Our welfare system says that you can only b ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Human Cloning

stic creativity or athletic prowess that are in turn governed by genetic material. The fantasies of having children with these prime qualities may entice parents to seek unreasonable control over chil ... their life by replacing a deceased child with a clone. Infertile couples could gain from cloning by having a child who is genetically linked to at least one parent. But the drawbacks overweigh the adv ...

(1 pages) 115 0 2.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A Price to be Paid. This essay is about the prices we pay for everyday things. The price of love and the need for possesions

or the love of a family?Women and men also pay a price for romance, much in the same way as that of having children. Maybe they sacrifice dreams of careers or higher education, or of finding the perfe ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Surrogate Mothers - A report on how they are obtained, reasons to become surrogate mothers, methods of pregnancy, the laws, downfalls of surrogacy, and story of first surrogate baby.

is unable to have children can come as shocking news to an individual. As a result couples look to having children in methods other than those traditionally used. Alternatives such as adoption are an ... with them. If the surrogate is not comfortable with the situation they are able to withdraw without having made a commitment.In the beginning of the eighties, when reproductive technology did not allo ...

(9 pages) 102 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Was the nazi regeme beneficial to German women?

ting there career opportunities and introducing propaganda which promoted and glorifies the idea of having children and keeping to there traditional roles.Now to look at how the policies were of a ... daughters were being brought up during the Nazi regime was "in stupid aimlessness" with no hope of having a career due to the education they were receiving at school. Furthermore boys were not respec ...

(4 pages) 65 3 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Huntingtons disease

In "Genetics and Reproductive Risk: Can having children be immoral," L.M Purdy discusses the notion that the recent advances in reproductive ... ife." There are, however, several assumptions that the author makes in reaching the conclusion that having "affected" children is immoral.The author makes the claim that people with Huntington's disea ... considered immoral to have the child. If pretanal testing is used in order to prevent mothers from having affected children because it is immoral to accept the risk, one could extend this argument to ...

(3 pages) 98 1 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sexual Orientation Does Not Determine Parenting Abilities: A reaction paper supporting gays and lesbians parenting rights

in today's society as impossible or immoral. Gay men and lesbians are often viewed as excluded from having children because sexual reproduction is related to men and women couples only. My approach to ... type involving the fear that emotional damage will affect the child due to coping with the issue of having lesbian or gay parents. Once again this was proved to be false and the general psychological ...

(5 pages) 123 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Human infertility and the techniques used to solve the problem.

d turn into a depression among couple if they discover that they are infertile. Becoming aware that having children will be difficult is a distressing event with a long-term impact on every infertile ... rtilisation may be observed. The eggs can actually divide into several cells later on, without ever having been fertilised. It is, again, inspected after 24 hours, 48 hours and 60 hours to make sure t ...

(8 pages) 131 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Why are todays women having fewer children later on in life?

d on the numbers which show that Australia is experiencing falling fertility rates and the delay of having children has risen.Using the selected group of 6 women to do the questionnaire , the paper ex ... n advantage in pursuing their career and goals. However little evidence is collected to see whether having fewer children later on in life is fulfilling. The research also rises the question whether a ...

(10 pages) 98 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Examining the structure and style of Betty Rollin's essay "Motherhood.

le to argue against what she believes is the "motherhood myth" (203). Rollins opposes the idea that having children is something that all women should want, and need to do instinctively. She feels tha ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Did females once dominate the world? Were they considered to be above men at one time? Comparison to "The Epic of Gilgamesh."

that people considered significant in society was the snake. To them, this symbolized the power of having children. The snake sheds its skin only to grow new skin. In comparison to the female, the ol ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cults and their negative aspects to society

cult lifestyle, is probably, most-likely incessed, becausewithout a social life, they would end up having children with other familymembers.Even if a child is born and they are not incessed, they'd p ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Compare the morality of the values displayed by societies represented in "The Great Gatsby" and Mrs. Dalloway.

but it usually involves the 'ideal' American life as fed by the media. In the 1920's this could be having children, owning an admirable amount of land with property, perhaps owning a small business, ...

(8 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brief 1 Page Analysis of Gender Equality in the film 'Rosie The Riveter'

opinion, it seems to me that women today don't feel constrained to do certain jobs, or stay at home having children. The days where women were simply secretaries, kindergarten teachers, or housewives ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Do You Want Children?

ble attention has been given to life course trends in society, financial and non-financial costs of having children, and beliefs, attitudes or values that may discourage childbearing. Researchers such ... ve the choice to drop in and out of work. In many households, work is not an option, so planning on having children is somewhat based on the flexibility offered in the male and female's career (depend ...

(8 pages) 59 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Infertility and Assisted Reproduction Technologies

of unprotected sexual relation or the inability to carry a pregnancy to term." Becoming aware that having children will be difficult is a distressing event with a long-term impact on every infertile ...

(6 pages) 88 1 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Discuss the impact of societal change on family structures, functions and resources.

child and give it up for adoption, as to not damageher family's reputation. Nowadays many women are having children out ofmarriage. Whether it is through the convenience of not being married or anunpl ... owwidely offered to either single parent.Australians are also showing a trend to marrying later and having fewerchildren, often preferring to focus on their careers rather then settling down.Previousl ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Opposing Gay Marriages

to occur that further weakens it. Marriage, as we understand it in our society, is about children, having children, raising them, providing for the survival of the species." The Vatican made a statem ...

(2 pages) 143 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues