Essays Tagged: "sexist"

Beauty and society..the beauty myth

eached their goals as women. We as a society are disregarding the fact that distorted, unattainable sexist mass images are a product of the constant exploitation of women's bodies as well as our losin ...

(4 pages) 572 9 4.5 Mar/2002

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

Outline some of the forms male violence against women takes. What purpose does male violence against women serve? Critically evaluate feminist activism around violence.

and gestures in the streets and at work. The media, advertising and the wide-spread circulation of sexist literature and pornography create a climate that encourages sexual violence and harassment by ...

(8 pages) 584 1 3.6 Apr/2002

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

The Lottery, a response to the short story 'The Lottery' written by shirley jackson (1919-1965) Thesis statement: The people of the community have no real knowledge of this barbaric ceremony.

nity is very weak-minded. Even the way they congregated at the lottery was done systematically in a sexist way. This community could be convinced to do anything. There are so many points in the story ...

(2 pages) 290 0 2.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Does Feminism Provide a Positive Direction for Society?

he law has generally prescribed second-class citizenship for women. Nowadays we call that tradition sexist, and we tell ourselves that the situation is different. But can we rightfully say that men an ...

(3 pages) 158 4 3.0 Mar/2003

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

Proving points against the death penalty, 25 sources used.

society. The Death penaltyshould be made against the law because it is a punishment that isracist, sexist, and discriminatory against the poor.Racism is the number one argument in the case against th ...

(3 pages) 99 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Lady Britomart: Snob with a Heart of Gold. From George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara".

n family matriarch who "tells it like it is" in an attempt to ensure her chidren's well being, in a sexist world where she feels she has little control outside of the home. As the play begins, Lady Br ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Feminism and reading advertising images.

what they perceive feminism to be. Part of this is the way traditional feminists handle supposedly sexist or offensive images, particularly in advertising. Young women may now see this as over-reacti ... 9) 'Communicating Gender' London, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum AssociatesStewart, F. (2 Oct. 2001) 'Sexist ads don't bug young women' Age 14 Apr. 2000

(6 pages) 165 1 4.5 Jun/2003

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

What is one word that you like to be changed?

d men with feminine qualities. The word "mailman" should be changed to "mail carrier" because it is sexist, and it misguides the nation.The job of the mailmen is that they deliver mail including lette ... at is not inclusive toward women.The second reason that mailman is not a good word is because it is sexist. Today women as well as men do this job and the word mailman does not include women. This wor ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Describing how the society has stereotypically defined a male and femal, boy and girl.

ales should behave. Unlike other children's programs the Flintstones at first does not seem to be a sexist program. Both male and female have relatively equal parts in the script, and no people or gro ...

(3 pages) 94 2 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

What are children watching?...The Influence of sexism, violence and expliotation in children television.

hatever is on television can be "cool." Children's movies and television have in the past been very sexist, racist, and very Caucasian oriented. Now, even though times have changed, sexism, exploitati ...

(3 pages) 138 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Declaration of independence essay

pper classes are hardly equal with the lower."All men are created equal." Yeah right. Besides being sexist, this never was the number one principle of our government or country. It was pure propaganda ...

(5 pages) 89 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How five women, Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy, Iriene Parlby, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Edwards fight for their rights as citizens.

y. What could just five women do against the Canadian and British governments and win the case with sexist judges and juries?As you may now know, these five women help create the Canada that we live i ... n, what could just five women do against the Canadian and British governments and win the case with sexist judges and juries? What they could do is win as we recognize these people as the famous five.

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jan/2004

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

Sigmund Freud's chauvenistic approach to women in is presented in "The Clinical Picture" from "A Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria"

Chauvinistic ApproachesSexist points of views were very common in the late 19th century. Many works of literature were base ... e faults of women, stereotypes them, and devalues their opinion. The essay in which he presents his sexist views is "The Clinical Picture" from "A Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria". In th ... a is his chauvinistic opinion about women. This leads the audience to believe that Sigmund Freud is sexist.Right in the beginning of the analysis, Freud's sexist views become apparent. He claims the f ...

(6 pages) 81 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Hannah Foster's seduction novel, The Coquette and Mary Wollstonecraft's feminist novel, A Vindication of the Rights of Women, both described and compared. (6 pages)

to a modification of women's roles in society.Through The Coquette, Hannah Foster demonstrates the sexist ideologies that existed during the 18th century. The character of Eliza exemplifies the 18th ...

(5 pages) 89 0 5.0 Feb/2004

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

Smurfettes, cant smurf with them, cant smurf without them (this essay is about sexism in childrens television, specifically the smurfs)

ute and loveable. Now that I am more educated and less naive, I look back on that show only to find sexist messages. "The Smurfs'" have only one female character, Smurfette, which creates many subtle ... ice males. This makes an impression on children.Smurfette's tendency to worry and be silent, create sexist messages. For example, in one episode, she says to Papa Smurf, "Oh, I don't know how you coul ...

(4 pages) 51 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Analyze the discrimination TWO of the following groups faced during World War II, despite their patriotism. African Americans Japanese Americans Mexican Americans Women

ing the question: If America is strong enough to fight these massive wars, why are there racist and sexist struggles among our own people?About one million African Americans were added to the industri ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Women heroes in the old testament

argue that women are given a very minor role in Israel's salvation history and that the writers are sexist or biased against women. Writers did not give women a minor role; rather they played a minor ...

(3 pages) 58 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Kitchen God's Wife

elastcentury; however, gender equality has recently been threatenedwithin the last decade.Blatantly sexist laws and practices areslowly being eliminated while social perceptions of"women's roles"conti ... pursuing goals that weremostlyreserved for men. Unknowingly, her life was controlled bytraditional, sexist valuesprevalent in her time and still prevalentin the nineties.Twenty-four years after the ab ...

(21 pages) 125 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To kill a Mockingbird. Themes (ignorance)

ated adults are, there ignorance stands out as different because theirs doesn't make them racist or sexist. When they lose their innocence they are losing their shield of ignorance. Their ignorance co ... person must be a worse for being different. Mr. Ewell is the most racist, mean, and sexist man in the whole book. He also understands that he can get away with almost anything. He can ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Australia will never become fully mature as a nation until it becomes a Republic. Discuss

In addition, the monarchy is at odds with Australian values, as it is an hereditary and inherently sexist title; it is ?unAustralian?.In the 19th Century, and the early 20th Century Australia was a s ... e Australian public?s significance, as they have no say in who is their head of state. It is also a sexist role. While the current British monarch is female, had she a brother, he would be king simply ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government