Essays Tagged: "sexual discrimination"

Same Sex Marriages

l laws?The Hawaiian Supreme Court in 1993 ruled the prohibiting of same sex marriages because it is sexual discrimination and is a violation of the state constitution which also contains an equal righ ... a beautiful commitment shared by two people who love each other, it should not be limited to heterosexual nor homosexuals. Homosexuality is not a choice, and where there is no choice, there can be no ...

(3 pages) 403 1 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Sexual Harassment and the Clarence Thomas Hearings

Sexual Harassment The sexual harassment allegations filed by Professor Anita Hill against Cla ... Anita Hill against Clarence Thomas and the proceeding Senate Judiciary Hearing thrust the issue of sexual harassment into the political arena, the workplace, and every day life. Introduction ... term and can be interpreted in a variety of ways. The National Organization of Women (NOW) defines sexual harassment as 'any repeated or unwarranted verbal or physical advance, sexually explicit dero ...

(7 pages) 176 0 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Gender Roles, The Discrimination Against Men

s one problem, however, that our society has been dealing with for a very long time. The problem is sexual discrimination. When thinking of discrimination, one tends to think mostly of sexism directed ...

(5 pages) 262 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Equality Beetween the sexes.

n famous and important men.Now in the 21st century although it is still very much a mans world with sexual discrimination and bias, there are feminist groups around the world around the western world, ...

(2 pages) 52 1 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Nice biography of lyndon B johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson was a great man. He fought against racism and sexual discrimination.He was a vice-president, president, and a senator. Some people say he was the ... t in 1964. In the years to comeit proved to be a vital source of legal authority against racial and sexualdiscrimination. In 1964 the Republicans nominated Senator Barry M. Goldwaterof Arizona as thei ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Sexual Discrimination based on sexual orientation

Sexual Discrimination Based on Sexual OrientationSexual Discrimination Based on Sexual OrientationTi ... discrimination based on a person's sex. Sex as ruled by the Supreme Court also includes a person's sexual affiliation and orientation. As cited in the case of Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins which states ... case of Ulane v. Eastern Airlines Inc. The court ruled that a persons gender is protected not their sexual preference. (NCLR p3 para 1) The employer also needs to have a meeting with all employees to ...

(3 pages) 255 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The essay is about Affirmative Action and If it should be accepted or thrown away with.

firmative action is the nation's most ambitious attempt to reconcile its long history of racial and sexual discrimination. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, stated tha ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

This essay is about Affirmative Action and what Affirmative action is. It talks about the politics of affirmative action and how I feel about affirmative action.

Affirmative action is the nation's most ambitious attempt to redress its long history of racial and sexual discrimination. But these days it seems to incite rather than ease the nation's internal divi ... limited affirmative action, and by the passage in 1996 of a California ballot initiative abolishing sexual and racial preferences. Republicans are taking up the battle wherever they can.The debate ove ...

(5 pages) 391 0 2.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why do women fail to fulfill their potential in management?

t and promote initiative women in their business.However, we still may notice some inequalities and sexual discrimination women face when they try to get a job or would like to be promoted. For exampl ... t the same time she can be more demanding than mail manager towards subordinates.Another element of sexual discrimination comes from mentality, the idea that woman shouldn't work must bring up childre ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Race Should Not Be a Consideration in College Admission: Views shared between Egoists, Utilitarians and Egalitarians

ociety. Affirmative action is an attempt by the United States to amend a long history of racial and sexual discrimination. But these days it seems to incite, not ease, the nation's internal divisions. ...

(3 pages) 77 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Sexual Discrimination at the United States Air Force Academy

ecifically looking at the most prevalent discrimination issue the Air Force currently is targeting, sexual discrimination at the United States Air Force Academy. I will include a discussion of strengt ... t 1).What could be the problem at such an elite institution? Women are and have been the victims of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment so severe, it culminated in sexual assaults. According to the A ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is an act of sexua ... n that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although the law recognizes two forms of sexual harassment, quid pro quo and a hostile work environment, the definition is not easily explain ... , the definition is not easily explainable for what it truly is. Quid pro quo is the "bargained-for sexual harassment" (HRS). This definition covers sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and an ...

(2 pages) 76 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Accomplished Life of Marie Curie

er. Although she had to put up with the inconveniences of a miniature laboratory and the problem of sexual discrimination, Marie Curie defied the odds and proved everyone wrong by her successes and li ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Sexual Harrasment in the workplace

Sexual Harassment is a form of sexual discrimination that violates the Title VII of the Civil Rights ... tion which can include physical contact, verbal abuse, gestures or written messages. It is unwanted sexual advances, which can include sexual extortion, sexual favors, and unwanted sexual interactions ... vors, and unwanted sexual interactions. It also includes e-mailing, or circulating jokes containing sexual references or innuendo, or engaging in conversation with obvious sexual overtones. The use of ...

(4 pages) 150 0 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Wal-Mart's HR Practices

s in the US alone. This report will focus on Wal-Mart's staffing practices, namely alleged cases of sexual discrimination. Analyses of the environment, company, competition, as well as related key iss ... /5th rule (Mathis & Jackson, 2006), a first glance at the calculations appears Wal-Mart has not sexually discriminated against women. Should the 4/5th rule be applied to senior management position ...

(10 pages) 450 1 4.9 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Loneliness In Society

ly's wife was a very lonely person. She tried to attract attention but was only ignored, becuase of sexual discrimination. She was the only woman on the ranch and was in a loveless marriage as well as ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sexism In Language

luding job opportunities, career advancement, legal proceedings, right to equal representation, and sexual discrimination in general. Those fighting to correct these wrongs argue that sexist language ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

History and Today’s Effects of Title IX

al program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Because Title IX is largely based on sexual discrimination, should it be re-evaluated on the basis of decreasing male athletic opportunit ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This paper is over discrimination in the workplace. I will discuss an incident of discrimination that I experienced as a relative to the victim.

t their membership of a socially distinct group orcategory. Such categories include ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, age, and disability. Discrimination applying to ... Theability to sue for damages is also a right in many discrimination cases. I chose a casebased on sexual discrimination because I had an aunt that experienced such an incident.While it never went to ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Virtual Organization Employment Law

against an individual's sex is another type of discrimination that concerns Riordan Manufacturing. Sexual discrimination protects both men and women; however, is primarily found that discrimination a ... n 1978 to forbid employers from discriminating against women who become pregnant (Cheeseman, 2004). Sexual harassment is also considered to be sexual discrimination. Managers or supervisors cannot ref ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases