Research Papers on Gender & Society

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  • Learned Gender

    This paper uses Deirdre N. McCloskey’s book “Crossing: A Memoir” to explore the idea that gender can be learned. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Sexuality and Gender in David Henry Hwang’s Madame Butterfly

    In seven pages this paper analyzes Hwang’s 1988 play by examining how social constructivism contributes to attitudes about sexuality and gender as represented by the relationship between French diplomat Rene Gallimard and cross-dressing Chinese opera star Song Liling. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Sexuality and Power

    In five pages this paper considers the interpretation of power and sexuality by examining the theories of Michel Foucault and Catherine MacKinnon. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Society, Power, Gender and Sexuality

    In twenty two pages this paper discusses gender conflict, power, and sexuality as they have existed throughout the humankind history. Twenty seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Sexuality and Gender Identity

    In three pages the psychodynamic, evolutionary, and social constructionist schools of thought are contrasted and compared in this overview of the development of human sexuality and gender identity. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of an Article on the Violence of Heterosexual Courtship and Barbie Doll Culture Article

    In eight pages the social impact upon the so called 'Barbie Doll culture' on the violence within heterosexual relationships is considered in this article overview. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Supporting Chastity and Authentic Human Sexuality

    In a twelve page paper, the writer gives some insights into the views presented in two books, Real Sex, by Winner (2005), and Authentic Human Sexuality, by Balswick and Balswick (1995). These are the two sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Class, Race, Sexuality, and Identity

    In nine pages gender identity and stereotypes are revealed as underlying sexuality factors in a consideration of identity and the impact of class and race. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Transsexual Issues

    In ten pages this paper discusses transsexuality in an overview that includes public perceptions, workplace security, and the obligations of an employer. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sexuality as a Social Construct

    In six pages this paper examines sexuality as profoundly influenced by social constructs of gender. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Dominance and Heterosexuality

    This paper examines the nature and origin of male dominance as discussed by authors Catherine MacKinnon, Gayle Rubin, and Nancy Chodorow. The author addresses their collective stances on gender issues and heterosexuality. This five page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Sexuality as Depicted in Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    In four pages this paper compares how the author depicted sexuality in each of these novels. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sexuality and Differing Gender Perceptions

    In five pages the differences that exist regarding gender perceptions regarding sexuality as portrayed within the media are examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Relationships Between Men and Women and Consideration of Subordination and Dominance

    In a paper consisting of 8 pages two articles relating to the 'American waistland' and 'Barbie Doll culture' are discussed as they relate to issues of subordination, domination, and society's acceptance of sexual harassment of women by men. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Character and Thematic Comparison of Desiree's Baby and Antlers

    In a paper consisting of four pages these works by Chopin and Bass are compared with a consideration of the sexual morals and gender roles reflected in each of the story's respective societies. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Gender Inequality: Created By Social Institutions

    16 pages in length. The hierarchy of gender assignment is a reality based solely upon cultural impact and social institutions; since man's timeline began to evolve, the placement of male and female gender within every aspect of society was clearly established by social constructs comprised of patriarchal influence. The extent to which gender inequity has carried on throughout the ages is both grand and far-reaching; that the reasons for such division based solely upon sexual characteristics can be attributed to a collection of socially indoctrinated causes speaks to how entrenched gender equality is in relation to cultural manipulation. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Analyzing World Cultures and Gender Issues

    A comparative analysis of gender issues in Japan, India, the Middle East, Ghana, and the United States is presented along with a consideration of what the gender researcher's role should be in 7 pages. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Women's Careers and Social Roles

    In five pages this paper examines the evolution of women's careers and their social roles. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women and Discrimination in the Workplace

    A 7 page paper which examines women and discrimination in the workplace. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The God of Small Things and Sexual Transgression's Dark Reality Symbolism

    In three pages this paper examines the dark reality that is symbolized by sexual transgression in this analysis of The God of Small Things. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Women

    This paper considers how the protagonist Okonkwo treats women in this analysis of women's roles in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe in four pages. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Issues in Communications and Differences in Marital Relationships and Gender

    In a research study sample of ten pages communication differences are examined within the context of dual gender differences and marital relationships and consideres demand withdrawal and the theoretical differences between abusive and normal relationships. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Gender Identity Disorder

    In five pages the various theories involving gender identity disorder are analyzed and include patterns, occurrence, development, and how this disorder relates to sexual dysfunction and homosexuality. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Wollstonecraft/Vindication of the Rights of Women

    A 5 page research paper/essay that examines some of the writing of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), a humanist writer of the Enlightenment, who argued against slavery and monarchy, and supported “children’s rights, the value of breastfeeding, coeducational schools, animal rights and other progressive ideas” (“Humanist Profile” 2). This discussion, first of all, summarizes chapter 5-7 in Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792). Then an interpretation of her ideas is offered, and this is followed by a critique of those concepts. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • 'Daddy' by Sylvia Plath

    In five pages a feminist archetypal analysis of 'Daddy' by Sylvia Plath is presented. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women and Workplace Discrimination

    In eight pages business and gender inequality are examined within the context of the thesis that workplace discrimination against women continues to exist. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK Gender Discrimination

    In twelve pages this essay examines the gender discrimination that exists within the United Kingdom workplace. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Patriarchal Mongolia and Gender Equality

    In ten pages this paper discusses how despite the patriarchal society of Mongolia that gender equality has been achieved due in large part to Buddhism traditions. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gender and Economics

    In five pages this paper discusses whether gender equality is determined by economics with the writings of Engels and Hartmann referenced. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Historical Perspective of Gender Inequality from the 1990s

    A historical perspective on gender inequality is taken but the issue is discussed only from the 1990s through the present. The social construction of gender is discussed. This paper contains an outline as well. This nine page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Colonial Powers and Gender Differences

    In five pages colonial power of the 19th and 20th centuries are considered in terms of gender inequality and differences. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Do Schools Have a Gender Gap?

    In twenty five pages this research paper examines schools in a literature review and survey pertaining to the issue of gender inequality. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Society and Gender Inequality

    This thoroughly researched paper looks at this topic using various perspectives. A brief investigation is ignited to further explore aspects of this compelling topic. Issues explored include gender inequality.This eight page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Workplace Equality?

    In five pages this paper argues that racial and gender inequality continue to exist in the workplace. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and the Intersection Between Gender and Ethnicity, Race, and Class

    In three pages this paper examines workplace inequality related to gender and the effects of class, ethnicity, and race. There are no sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Functionalist Perspective on Gender Wage Discrimination

    In nine pages Emile Durkheim's functionalist perspective is applied to an examination of the disparity between male and female earnings. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Case Study Analysis of Earnings and Gender Discrimination

    In five pages this paper is based upon the Francine Siau and Lawrence Kahn case study entitled 'Is discrimination responsible for earnings differences between men and women?' and examines the wage disparity according to gender that exists.

  • Research Methodology on Women and the Glass Ceiling

    In five pages this paper discusses women and the proverbial glass ceiling in regards to qualitative research in a consideration of circumstances that have enabled some women to break through the corporate patriarchy. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Glass Ceiling

    This is a paper that looks at a case study of a woman and her experience with the glass ceiling. There are four sources in this three page paper.

  • Randy Albeda and Chris Tilly's Glass Ceilings and Bottomless Pits Women's Work, Women's Poverty

    This book is reviewed in a paper consisting of seven pages. There are no other sources cited.

  • The Evolution Of Women - Feminism

    This 11 page paper presents a history of women's rights/feminist movements, including a report about where the term 'feminism' came from. The writer reports on the different types of feminism, including religious feminism. The paper also comments on the men's groups that emerged from feminism. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Reviewing Feminism's Evolutionary Nature

    In a review of four pages feminism in its many diverse facets are explored in such texts as Barbara Ehrenreich's 'The Road to Equality,' Pat Mainardi's 'The Politics of Housework,' Rosemarie Tong's 'Multicultural and Global Feminism,' and Estelle Freedman's 'No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women.' There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Mexican Culture and Chicana Feminism

    This paper examines the gender inequality that has always characterized Mexican culture in a consideration of Chicana feminism consisting of six pages.

  • 1955 to 1975 Feminist Movement Rebirth

    In five pages this paper discusses the rebirth of the feminist movement during this time period as considered in The World Split Open How the Modern Women's Movement Changed America by Ruth Rosen. There are no other sources listed.

  • The New Indian Generation Moves Away from the Practice of Arranged Marriages

    In a paper that contains ten pages the changes in attitudes regarding Indians that relocate to the United States are examined in terms of changing attitudes involving longstanding traditions such as arranged marriages but includes the observation that not all of their beliefs are being abandoned in this process of evolution. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lasting Influence of Fairy Tales

    In five pages the lasting influence of fairy tales upon attitudes are examined within the context of Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum by Laurence Behrens and Leonard J. Rosen. There are no other sources listed.

  • Fashion and Fashion Photography

    In seven pages the importance of the relationship between fashion and color fashion photography is examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • American Popular Culture and Gender Roles

    In five pages this paper discusses how gender roles are created by and are reflected in advertising, popular culture, and education. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Homosexuality, Shifting Societal Views

    This essay draws on sources to describe the shift from viewing homosexuality as a criminal offense and a mental disorder to a more tolerant, enlightened societal view. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Essays and Poems on Barbie

    In a paper consisting of four pages five poems and essays with the subject of Barbie are presented and agreement with one is argued. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Sexuality Theories

    In three pages human sexuality is defined and then various social, psychological, and evolutionary theories are applied to the topic. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Vehicle Ads and Misogynistic Content

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at the use of misogynistic imagery in vehicle ads. Two recent ads are analyzed for their content. Paper uses one source.

  • Language that is Gender Biased

    This report examines the topic of language and gender bias in a variety of ways. Does bias prompt the language or vice versa? This in addition to other questions are answered in the scope of this well researched report.This six page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Marilyn Monroe

    In eighteen pages Marilyn Monroe's tragic life and career as a movie star and Hollywood legend are examined. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Issue of Equality and Efforts to Achieve Equality

    6 pages and 9 sources. This paper relates the problem of achieving equality, based on the assertion that applying the concept of equality tends to ignore the true underlying reasons that inequality exists for both ethnic minorities and women. This paper considers what the fundamental meaning of equality is and how efforts to acehive it have exacerbated the problem of inequality.

  • Leveling the Playing Field with Affirmative Action

    This paper broaches the question of whether Affirmative Action should be nullified. The contention is made that it is just as needed today as it was in our past. There is one source in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Global Woman and the Problems Faced by Migrant Female Workers

    This 3 page paper examines the book entitled Global Woman that is comprised of a number of articles on migrant women. Much of the discussion is on domestic workers. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Girls, Women, and the Impact of the Media

    In five pages this essay examines how the media influences girls' and women's self images through portrayals in print, film, television, and advertising. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Women and the Impact of the Media

    In eight pages this paper discusses how women's self esteem is influenced and shaped by media images in films, TV, commercials, print ads, and music videos. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Workplace and Sexism

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses gender discrimination and sexism in the workplace. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Abortion, Surrogacy and Men

    A 15 page research paper that offers an examination of international law and looks specifically at the issues associated with abortion, assisted reproductive technologies and surrogacy. The focus is on how statutory language is utilized and the implications that this holds for male interaction with specific legal codes. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Relationship Between Gender and Sexuality

    In ten pages this paper discusses the relationship between gender and sexuality in a consideration that includes such issues as teenage pregnancy, sexual violence, sexual values, and homosexuality. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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