Essays Tagged: "male domination"

Gender Roles in Education

to have a much more difficult time getting the same benefits, wages, and job opportunities as their male counterparts. The society in which we live has been shaped historically by males. The policy-ma ... ty in which we live has been shaped historically by males. The policy-makers have consistently been male and therefore it is not surprising that our society reflects those biases which exist as a resu ...

(7 pages) 435 0 4.7 Mar/1997

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

Ancient Greece - A Time Of Great Cities And Lives

reeks so called modern civilization, which has oftenbeen compared with the Nazi Germanies ethics of male domination. very crueland yet enticing time to be alive.'Get your pots and pans...' Compared to ...

(2 pages) 87 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparison of main female characters(Jane, Edna Pontellier, and Louise Mallard) from the novels written by , The Awakening, The Yellow Wallpaper and The Story of an Hour.

e Awakening and Louise Mallard of The Story of an Hour are equally trapped within the boundaries of male domination. These boundaries come from their husbands, whom will not allow them to right to exp ... mmediately shocked and saddened. However ; looking out the window, Louise realizes she is free from male domination. The freedom she possesses now makes her feel as if she is no longer confined. When ...

(1 pages) 92 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sporting Diversity: The politics of difference and identity.

n in sport, women have struggled for equal rights and opportunities within an environment driven by male domination and masculine values. In order to gain acceptance by their colleagues, coaches, and ... . "On one hand, men denigrated (women) for not being as big and strong and playing as well as their male counterparts. On the other hand, if men found the quality of play acceptable, they criticized w ...

(5 pages) 154 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Chinua Achebe's tragic work "Things Fall Apart".

pressed and had to struggle in severaldifferent places and throughout all different time periods; female suffering over time,has become a hot topic of examination and argument. Both Chinua Achebe's tr ... 'snovel. The vast differences between the men and women in Igbo culture are seen fromthe observable male domination in all aspects of life, the contrasting roles each genderassumes in the marriage cer ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Analysis of Robert Browning's "Porphyria's Lover".

w of the narrator. This is another indirect way the narrator is expressing his lack of power and/or male domination over Porphyria."That moment she was mine, mine, fair,Perfectly pure and good: I foun ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is an argumentative paper on Sandra Lee Bartky's essay 'Women Are Not Free'.

agree with her philosophy on the subject. First, Bartky seems to be obsessed with domination by the male species. She wants women to view themselves as "victims of a sexist society that is based on ma ... is very harsh. I believe that if women see themselves as victims they are playing into the idea of male domination.What I do agree with are that some of the ideas expressed in this work reflect self- ...

(6 pages) 68 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Women's role throughout history

societies, women gave birth and cared for children, cared for the home, and maintained the family. Male domination however was important from the early written historical records, probably as a resul ... ts, equal pay for equal work (still a fallacy), and the guarantee of rights equal to those of every male citizen. It would soon change into the feminist movement whose aims would be "...transformative ...

(5 pages) 278 0 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Summary of "The Subjection of Women" by Mill

ical life. Mill states that physical strength and violence should not be tolerated in the matter of male domination over women. This includes society and especially marriage.Mill also points out that ... society and especially marriage.Mill also points out that throughout history it has been said that males domination is natural. That even in nature the male species dominates over the female species. ...

(1 pages) 14165 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical Approach, Sylvia Plath's Daddy, includes in-depth analysis as well as ket biographical facts pertaining to the poem's meaning

her life. On an obvious level, the poem represents Plath's struggle within her own life to overcome male domination and beocme an independent individual free from her tormented past so dependant and f ... itical circumstances in her life.Plath's social conditioning and realization of societal notions of male dominance are evident ideas in this poem. Her voice as an individual free of dependence upon th ...

(8 pages) 73 1 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Feminism in Australia.

wave of the feminism movement. It unleashed great interest in the history of women's resistance to male domination. Especially after world war 2 as more women recognised their real value.Although the ... y precondition for their liberation.As a student, I also see the extreme unfairness in education as males often receive better opportunities in studying. Society's attitudes forced women to think that ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.9 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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

ty about their inability to conform to it" (pg. 75). The women during these times were oppressed by male domination. They were expected to be reserved, obedient and well-mannered, hence which resulted ... the struggle of women in the English society. She states that because these women are oppressed by male domination, hence the work that they produce is seen to be unimpressive that male writer's. Woo ...

(5 pages) 47 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Note on Susan Rowson's "Charlotte Temple"

of how successful the work is. The novella brought Rowson into light as one of the most prominent female writers in the 18th century. It depicts women's situation and position in the 18th century Amer ... n the 18th century American society. Women are presented as Subordinate to men. They are trapped in male domination; Charlotte's tragedy is a microcosm of the unbearable situation in which women were ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


Daddy" tells about the author's feelings of oppression since her childhood, along with the theme of male domination in her life. These feelings can be traced back to the death of her father and her hu ... er for another woman while "Daddy" was being written (Ramazani). The main theme behind this poem is male authority from father and husband, versus the right of a female, the speaker, to control her ow ...

(4 pages) 795 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Science Fiction And Gender:

Year Spree; the True History of Science Fiction, Brian Aldiss wrote that Science Fiction is an "all-male escapist power fantasy" written by "Philistine-male-chauvinist pigs" who work in the "Ghetto of ... of Retarded Boyhood." At the time Aldiss wrote his book, the science fiction genre was dominated by male authors. This male domination led to a great deal of writing which perpetuated the female stere ...

(8 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Middle-Eastern Women

are outlined by Lila Abu-lughod in her book, Veiled Sentiments, live under a patriarchal system of male domination. That cultures, such as the Bedouin's, are patriarchal is beyond dispute. The women, ... ispute. The women, themselves, would be highly insulted if it were inferred to them in any way that males did not fully lead their society, and this is where the Western stereotype breaks down.In the ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marriage In "The Story Of An Hour"

knows nothing but how to be controlled, was emotionally confused and unstable with her new freedom.Male domination was quite common during the times of Mrs. and Mr.Mallard's, which was around the 190 ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do you agree with the statement: 'The Colour Purple' by Alice Walker is a heroic failure?

t of the controversy revolves around the belief that the novel, as well as, the film portrays black male characters in a negative manner. They are characterized as stereotypical abusers and rapists wh ... is not the first time Walker has been linked to racial and gender controversy relating to the black male characters portrayed in her novels. Walker, in her own defense, has stated several times that w ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


63% being between the ages of 15-64 and only 4% of the population is 65 years and over. There is a male domination over female with a total population ratio 1.02 male(s)/female. Venezuela has a total ...

(3 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Family Violence and Abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

xplaining the ancestry of domestic violence. Feminists argue that domestic violence is motivated by male domination over women. (Table 1)-----------------------------------------------------------Tabl ... s a means of punishing Indigenous women’s exhibition of independence and in so doing affirming male dominance & hegemony over women.Result:TrueDiscussion:Atkinson 1990 states that Indigenous ...

(9 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community