Gender  (tagged articles)

The keyword Gender is tagged in the following 46 articles.

2016, Vol. 8 No. 01 - 4876 words | Law and Justice » Public Policy
The most commonly cited statistic for the Gender wage gap in the United States is that women earn seventy-eight cents to every dollar men earn. A great deal of contention however, surrounds the interpretation of this measure as well as others seeking to quantify the... Read Article »
Politics has been given many different definitions, ranging from something as solid as “the activities associated with the governance of a country,” to a more abstract designation such as “the principles relating to or inherent in a sphere or activity... Read Article »
In 1999, The New York Times Magazine ran a cover story which asked: Does “being a good soldier [depend] on being an aggressive male?” “Is there something uniquely male about the warrior? Can the warrior survive the feminisation of the military, or... Read Article »
Statistics show that it is reasonable to argue that an increasing number of people worldwide are convinced of the importance of Gender equality, in other words the idea that women and men should have equal rights and receive the same respect in society.1 However, although... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 08 - 3742 words | Anthropology » Refugees
“Not all silences are equal,” writes Michel-Rolph Trouillot (1997, p.27). Not everyone, I add, possesses the power to silence a person or a group of people. In this research paper, I use Gender as an analytical tool to examine the way refugee women are... Read Article »
Discussions, 2015, Vol. 11 No. 2 - 4854 words | Women's Studies » Gender Violence
The level of Gender violence against native women in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. Furthermore, the vast majority of Native American Gender violence victims are abused at the hands of non-native men. Native American tribes are considered to be... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 03 - 3574 words | Criminal Justice » Policing
Since the inception of the American crime fighting force, law enforcement has struggled to prevent discrimination against minority populations. While “racial profiling” (also known as “racially biased policing”)[1] has been an issue within police... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 11 - 960 words | Opinion » Gender
In today’s society, the categorization of Gender in our educational system is leading to a socialization of masculinity and femininity, which is reaffirmed by Gender-biased curriculum, testing, and activities. By attempting to define Gender, we, as a society,... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 10 - 3143 words | Film and Cinema » Film Studies
In her seminal essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" Laura Mulvey (1975) connects psychoanalytic concepts of scopophilic desire1 and Jaques Lacan's theory of the Mirror Stage2 (1966), to the cinema spectator's gaze. Mulvey limits her argument to the "active/... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 05 - 4174 words | Psychology » Gender
A baby is born, and almost instantaneously, assigned to a life of stereotypical Gender identity. The female is described as a “precious baby girl” and is given a little pink hat and wrapped in a pink blanket. The male is a “strong and healthy boy&... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 04 - 4044 words | Law and Justice » Civil Rights
Prior to 1970, women were severely underrepresented in high school and college math, science, and business courses, and were almost invisible in high school technical courses.[1] Even professional schools barred access to women for all programs but teaching, nursing... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 03 - 3219 words | Film and Cinema » Gender
The need for individuals to categorize themselves and others based on Gender has guided the way individuals interact with one another throughout history. The construction of Gender, particularly when it comes to young males, has led to the amplification of negative... Read Article »
Discussions, 2012, Vol. 8 No. 2 - 4123 words | Psychology » Ptsd
The current study discusses social support systems and the ways in which they impact persons diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This study analyzes three different variables (race/ethnicity, Gender, and trauma type) in a group of 200 adults diagnosed... Read Article »
Discussions, 2013, Vol. 9 No. 2 - 3756 words | Sociology » Gender
One may contend that attaining unadulterated awareness of one’s existence is, in present society, idealistic. Specifically, such achievement is unlikely if, in the midst of oppressive forces, one rests in a state of what sociologists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels... Read Article »
This study, conducted during a two-week period leading up to the 2012 Presidential Election, analyzed three prime time news broadcasts to determine whether male journalists reported more hard news stories than female journalists throughout a segment of increased political... Read Article »
Earth Common Journal, 2013, Vol. 3 No. 2 - 4956 words | Women's Studies » Gender Inqeuality
Women’s advancement in the corporate workplace has taken significant strides over the last century. Research demonstrates, however, that despite an increased presence of female employees in mid-management positions, executive positions continue to be male dominated... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 09 - 10018 words | Economics » Econometrics
This study investigates the behavior of the labor supply of Canadian women at different composite hourly wages of all paid jobs in 2009. Since it is widely demonstrated in the literature that variables such as age and levels of education, as well as the demographic... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 09 - 3052 words | Psychology » Attraction
The present study investigates the effect of a compliment on self-perceived attractiveness and then compares this effect between Genders. Participants (48 university students, consisting of 24 females and 24 males with a mean age of 20.25 [SD = 1.26]) were asked to... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 08 - 3256 words | History » Slavery
There is ample evidence of sexual relations, from rapes to what appear to be relatively symbiotic romantic partnerships, between white slave masters and black women in the Antebellum South. Much rarer were sexual relations between white women and black slave men, yet... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 06 - 7595 words | Sociology » Inequality
“Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation—not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 03 - 2376 words | Film and Cinema » Gender Studies
Showtime's television show The L Word (2004-2009) follows a fictional group of lesbian, bisexual and transGender women living in Los Angeles, including Bette Porter (Jennifer Beals) and Tina Kennard (Laurel Holloman), who decide to have a baby together after dating... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 02 - 3279 words | Film and Cinema » Television
The popular television show Glee (2009-current) features a fictional glee club, the New Directions, which – in the words of the choir director character – is made up of students from “just about every race, religion, sexual orientation and clique.&... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 08 - 3593 words | Sociology » Gender
Even in the new millennium, divorce is a taboo subject. Society is inundated with statistics reporting high rates of divore, that divorce is ruining the lives of children, and that families cannot lead normal lives once parents get divorced. On the other hand, there... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 08 - 3662 words | Literature » Modernism
Confined to prison following her inability to pay a five-pound fine, Selina Davis situates herself outside a traditional system. She plays the role of “other” in interactions of race, class, and Gender. Her narrative perspective drives Jean Rhys’... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 07 - 3957 words | Communication Studies » Television
“Reality television” programs attempt to portray normal people in everyday situations. In recent years, the genre has boomed and essentially changed the landscape of television networks.[1] As reality programming continues to dominate television ratings... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 06 - 3919 words | Theatre » Family
Marsha Norman’s 1983 play‘night Mother is full of food imagery and references. From the opening stage directions to Jessie’s constant kitchen chores, food is intertwined in every moment of the play. Norman’s food references serve to show what... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 05 - 3859 words | Political Science » Political Theory
The project of just war theory has enjoyed a long and distinguished pedigree, dating back to the ancient Greco-Roman philosophy. Over the centuries, it has, however, commanded a substantial influence from Christianity, enlightenment philosophy, and western secular... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 04 - 1536 words | Women's Studies » Gender Studies
In a world where pre-adolescents journey oft and far with hopes of launching their careers, a party of three continues its travels through Sinnoh toward Veilstone City, where Ash—the primary character—intends to obtain his next gym badge. For whoever is... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 09 - 2145 words | Literature » Poetry
Born in 1830 to Calvinist parents in Massachusetts, Emily Dickinson is renowned as one of America’s greatest poets. Though her poems often focused on death, she in fact wrote on many subjects. Life, nature, love, science, heaven, hell, religion, writing, and... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 05 - 3842 words | Literature » Lolita
In Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, the overriding force of the narrator, Humbert Humbert, is his need to prove himself master of everything: other people, his own desires, fate, and language itself. Time and time again through Lolita we see Humbert’s most extreme... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 05 - 2552 words | Literature » Virginia Woolf
The confluence of biography and fiction in Virginia Woolf's Orlando raises the question, of which the book is highly aware, of which genre facilitates the proper perception of the truth. As Woolf writes, “Life, it has been agreed by everyone whose opinion is... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 03 - 1374 words | Political Science » Identity
As many cultural studies theorists have noted, identity is problematic (Hall, 1989; Ang, 2001; Brah, 1996). It is ambiguous because it is in a constant state of negotiation and interpretation: ever changing, always contested, sometimes contradictory, and continuously... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 02 - 4559 words | Anthropology » Feminism
American women have struggled historically against certain paradigms of inferiority that all women experience. The female identity is different according to each culture and their customs, but many cultures are based on a patriarchal past where men wield more power... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 02 - 11002 words | Religious Studies » Judaism
Prophecy is one of the most important institutions in the Hebrew Bible. The prophet is regarded as the voice of the Lord, bringing God’s will and commandments to the people who often forget to follow the rigors of the Law. The prophets have, also, designated... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 07 - 2284 words | Literature » Aphra Behn
Following the collapse of the Puritan Protectorate in 1660, the halls of court seemed to buzz with a festive attitude: “Out with the old and in with the… older.” Cavalier revelries under Charles II regained the notoriety of their pre-Cromwellian... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 04 - 2505 words | Film and Cinema » Gender
Marc Antony of Rome stabbed himself to death after hearing rumors that his lover, Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, had committed suicide; she, after receiving news of his death, induced a poisonous snake to bite and kill her. Queen Victoria’s reign over England was... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02 - 1505 words | Literature » Robert Browning
Robert Browning’s two poems, “Porphyria’s Lover” and “My Last Duchess,” have some striking similarities. Both feature men who seem mentally disturbed; Further, both of these men had relationships with "strong" women who, despite... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02 - 4472 words | Anthropology » Video Games
Due to the lack of homosexual characters in mainstream video games, there are very few positive references to homosexuality. If a homosexual male avatar is present in a video game, he is usually portrayed as flamboyant, feminine, and unable to fend for himself. There... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02 - 2225 words | Literature » Female Characters
Despite both being the leading female characters in their respective pieces, Christabel from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Christabel and Madeline from John Keats’ The Eve of St. Agnes have many striking similarities. Throughout both poems, the two women are... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02 - 3299 words | Literature » Feminist Literature
Carole Counihan argues that ‘men’s and women’s ability to produce, provide and consume food is a key measure of their power,’ (1998:2) whilst Jack Goody has argued, ‘Gender hierarchies are maintained, in part, though differential control... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02 - 6902 words | History » World War I
World War I was a brutal conflict that shattered countries, redefined warfare with its bloody massacres, and left a generation with only the memories of the horrors they had seen. The trench warfare of the battlefield tore young Englishmen apart and turned their long... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 02 - 565 words | Opinion » Real Id
The level of data collection mandated by the REAL ID Act of 2007 should raise concern for all American citizens who enjoy their privacy, because it mandates unprecedented levels of data collection and an equally unprecedented level of nationwide access to that data... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 01 - 2450 words | Education » Gender
TransGender children are some of the most vulnerable students in America’s schools. Nobody knows how many there are, and very few educators know what to do with them. Despite extensive advocacy efforts, trans youth are subjected to bullying and harassment in... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 12 - 1370 words | Opinion » Nationalism
Nationalism is defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as, “loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially: a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 11 - 5189 words | Health Science » Sex Education
The ability to control one’s sexuality and make informed, responsible decisions about one’s sexual health is a basic human right. The Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, France and Germany protect this right by providing comprehensive sex education in their... Read Article »
In Inter-State, spring 1995, Ms K. Clancy writes about one of today’s issues, the role of feminism in the international relations theory, and unfolds her views based on the assumption that only women can end war, since women hate war, whereas men love war.... Read Article »

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