Research Papers on Womens' Rights Struggle

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Freedom, Consent, and Other Feminist Issues

    This paper examines why consent and freedom are of central importance to a feminist. The author discusses pornography, rape, sexual harassment, division of labor, and others. This six page paper has nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Settlement, Secrecy, and Smith Barney

    In five pages this paper examines the veil of secrecy over the sexual discrimination case of Smith Barney and the lack of settlements by such plaintiffs as Pamela K. Martens. Five sources are listed 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.

  • King’s Premise of Non-Violence: Applications to the Women’s Movement

    A 4 page exploration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s premise of non-violence. This paper observes the impact of this premise on the women’s movement. Biblography lists 4 sources.

  • The Cost of Discrimination of Women in International Business

    This 5 page paper looks at the issue of gender discrimination in senior management of international companies. After assessing the extent of the issue and establishing that this type of discrimination exists the writer goes on to look at the potential business consequences and the evidence indicates business are loosing out as a result. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • 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.

  • Women's Equality and the NOW Role

    In eight pages women's social position is examined in terms of gender equality and considers the roles of the National Organization of Women and Affirmative Action in combating sexism and discrimination. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Management, Women, and 'the Glass Ceiling'

    In five pages this paper discusses the corporate management level, the promotion of women and 'the glass ceiling.' Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Devil Wears Prada: The Glass Ceiling

    This 4 page paper uses the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” as a “springboard” to consider the fact that Miranda Priestly, though successful, is still constrained by men’s rules of what the success should be. Bibliography lists 2 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.

  • Continuing Feminism

    In nine pages this paper analyzes feminism in hopes of providing an answer to the question 'Now that women have achieved a level of success in the U.S., can Feminism whither away?' Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • China's Feminist Movement

    In seven pages this paper examines the internal and external factors that influenced China's feminist movement in a consideration of the works of Lu Xun and early 20th century feminist writers. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • Feminist Movement's Rhetoric

    In five pages this paper discusses the feminist movement in a consideration of its rhetoric's implications. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Constructing Knowledge and Feminist Theory

    This paper discusses feminist theory as seen in Lorraine Code's work, What Can She Know? The author also discusses the construction of knowledge as a common theme in feminist art. This eight page paper has no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Florida and Women in Power

    This paper examines powerful Florida women and how they advocate women's rights and pursue power and success with suffrage among the topics discussed.

  • Argument Against Abortion

    A 5 page paper which argues against abortion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Abortion: Two Opinions

    A 3 page paper which examines two opinions regarding abortion. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Nursing Equality and How It Has Evolved

    In seven pages this paper discusses nursing roles, how they have changed, and the status of equality over the past century with professional associations, labor unions, and higher education among the topics covered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Womens Rights 1865 till the Present

    This paper reviews the history of women's rights. Women fought diligently for the right to vote to the right to control their own reproduction to equal pay for equal work. There were several steps along the way. There are eight sources in this seven page paper.

  • Winning Women's Rights

    The right to vote is one of the most cherished of women's rights. With it comes other rights. There are three sources in this eight page paper.

  • MEDIATION FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE

    Brief discussion why domestic abuse cases should circumvent an already-overburdened court system and be addressed through mediation. Five sources are cited in this three-page paper.

  • Feminist Activist Susan B. Anthony

    In nine pages this paper examines the feminist movement in terms of the role played by Susan B. Anthony's activism. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Is Maria Teresa Tula's Thinking Still Relevant?

    This 5 page paper discusses whether human rights abuses can be generalized over both the New World and the East. The writer explains that in her book Hear My Testimony, Maria Teresa Tula gave an account of the struggle for human rights in El Salvador, her native land. The purpose of the paper is to examine the struggle Tula described and see if it can be conflated with struggles elsewhere, and the writer argues that it cannot. Human rights abuses take similar forms everywhere, but the historical origins of such abuses are very different in the East and West. The writer concludes with an account of women's involvement in the struggle, which is relevant to oppression everywhere. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Martin Frye's Views on Sexism

    This paper explores Frye's views and opinions on the topic of sexism as portrayed in his article, Sexism, which appears in the book The Right Thing to Do by James Rachels. This four page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Prostitution and STDs in Britain

    An overview of Britain's handling of prostitution and the spread of STDs is discussed in this three page paper. Josephine Butler's role in opposing British policy is discussed. Four sources are included on the reference page.

  • Susan B. Anthony and Mary Wollstonecraft, A Dialogue

    This paper presented brief biographies on Susan B. Anthony and Mary Wollstonecraft, as well as a short description of 19th gender role, before offering a brief dialogue between the two women. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Women's Rights Crusader Susan B. Anthony

    In eight pages this research paper examines the life of Susan B. Anthony and also details her activism on behalf of achieving rights for women. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 19th Century Women's Activist Susan B. Anthony

    In eleven pages this paper discusses the feminist activism of Susan B. Anthony beginning with her 1855 speech and regarding her efforts towards achieving women's suffrage. Eight sources are cited in the annotated bibliography.

  • Women's Rights According to Edmund Burke and Mary Wollenstonecraft

    In six pages this paper compares and contrasts women's rights as depicted in Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke and Vindication of the Rights of Man and Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft.

 

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