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29 Nov 2021

To what extent has women's empowerment evolved throughout the years?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The word empowerment refers to the process of giving authority or power to someone. Empowerment allows repressed people or minorities to become stronger and independent and permits the claim of their rights. For one to be empowered, they must come from a position of disempowerment. What has...

26 Jul 2022

Jarhead - Sam Mendes (2005) - The place of men and women in society during the war

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - Film studies

Jarhead is a trip movie and also a movie of war that tells the stories of the soldiers, it was filmed in the late 1970s, Sam Mendes directed the film based on the true story of Anthony Swofford's private life as a military man in the US marine, the movie takes us back to the Gulf War. The...

15 Jul 2022

Mega-Sport Events: Impact on Women Opportunities in Sponsorship and Their Brand Image

Dissertation - 34 pages - Sport marketing

"Sport has the power to change the world," declared Nelson Mandela in his famous speech at the first Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco in 2000. According to research done by A.T. Kearney, the global sports market is worth somewhere between $480 billion to $620 billion. Over and above the huge...

27 Aug 2014

To what extent do you think it is possible for women to be both politically engaged feminists?

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Women are known to multitask perfectly and to handle more than one chore has never been a problem. However, as much as women want equality with men in all areas including the political field, they are not supposed to forget about what entails to be female. There comes a time that women cannot...

04 Nov 2009

How women perceive one another across the religious divide from the secular to Judeo-Christian to the Muslim community

Thesis - 8 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Beginning with a macro question, my research is defined by a more nuanced context. Through reflecting on the different positions and sensitivities around how we define ‘others', an examination of how women perceive each other across the religious divide from the secular to Judeo-Christian to...

03 Jun 2008

The feminist movement in the Middle East in comparison to the feminist movement in the U.S

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The feminist movement in the United States began more than a century ago. Although it was not labeled as such until the late 1950s, a review of women's history in the United States reveals that women have long fought for social, economic and political parity. While the roots of the feminist...

26 Feb 2009

An outline of the feminist and post-modernist critique of criminology

Thesis - 5 pages - Psychology

In this assignment we will discuss liberal and radical feminism in particular and we will outline the concerns of feminist criminology and how it has criticized male stream criminology. I will then outline the main features of post modernism and its critique of the attempt to be scientific...

15 May 2009

The evolution of Chinese and French women since the nineteenth century: Differences and similarities

Thesis - 17 pages - Sociology

In the two last Centuries, French women and Chinese ones have realized, little by little, their emancipation. What are the matrixes which have participated to the positive evolution of the condition of the Chinese and French women? Under which form has it taken place, and at which moments in the...

17 May 2009

Plato's Republic V: Women as rulers- A feminist proposal

Thesis - 6 pages - Literature

In Book V of Plato's Republic, Plato argues that women should be rulers, raising questions as to whether Plato was an early advocate of feminism. However, an examination of the argument he provides in the text of the Republic does not support this claim, and Julia Anna's' scholastic work...

17 May 2009

Plato as a proto-feminist: Tendencies towards the development of feminist thought

Thesis - 6 pages - Literature

The idea of Plato's Republic being one of the true first pro-feminist arguments seems to have some steam in modern times. However, there seems to be major flaws with these theories. The fact that modern feminism is not grounded in Platonic feminism is perhaps the most striking...

16 Apr 2014

Gender, sexuality and politics: masculinity - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The art critic and author John Berger, known in particular for his introductory essay on art criticism Ways of Seeing , discusses a “promise of power”, which lies at the centre of a network of conventional masculine characteristics: authority, competitiveness, aggression,...

24 Jul 2006

Do we need feminist theory in International Relations? If so why?

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Feminism is a critical social and political movement who first emerged at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth with women's claims of equal rights in society and in the political sphere, with the right of vote. But now, since approximately the end of the...

30 May 2008

Manifest: To Become

Essay - 3 pages - Humanities/philosophy

On the occasion of International Women's Day, I find myself wanting to write about feminism. I don't know what wave I am—4th, or maybe some unknowable iteration in the process of being born and matured. But I do know that I think a lot about what it means to be a woman wielding her...

24 Mar 2010

Is feminist-multiculturalism a contradiction in terms?

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

“Women are the only oppressed group in our society that lives in intimate association with their oppressors.” Evelyn Cunningham The concept of feminist-multiculturalism supposes the combination of two doctrines: feminism and multiculturalism, both fighting for rights and...

19 Oct 2007

Fear of Sin

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

(King James Bible, Psalms 34:1) With patriarchal systems prevalent in most societies, masculinity is often exalted as a source of universal power. Critics, often focused on the issues of political correctness and moral integrity in such sexist assumptions, never object to the actual existence of...

19 May 2008

How is sexuality and sexual behavior in the developing world shaped by globalization?

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

Globalization greatly affects the sexual behavior, choices, habits, risks, identities and health of individuals in the developing world. Sexuality has certainly been altered by the intensification and spread of networks and flows interconnecting individuals and political, economic, cultural,...

29 Jul 2009

Surrogacy: Liberating or limiting? - published: 29/07/2009

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Does surrogacy turn women into “reproductive vessels? ” Does it liberate women to use their body as they choose, or are women becoming pawns in a scientific experiment? In the essay, Surrogate Motherhood: The Challenge for Feminists, the author, Lori B. Andrews, looks at the conflicting...

17 Nov 2013

Film analysis: The Syrian Bride

Case study - 2 pages - Film studies

‘The Syrian Bride' a 2004 comedy drama film, is a take on the Arab - Israeli conflict through the eyes of a Druze family settled in the UNDOF zone of Majdal Shams, a Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli - Syrian border. All events that take place in the movie are a result of a cross...

29 Sep 2010

The gender gap in the ownership and control of property is the single most critical contributor to the gender gap in economic well-being, social status, and empowerment'

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Before the 1970s, women were practically invisible: they were relegated to the family and the domestic world. However since the middle of this same decade, the gender issue has become an increasingly theme within the development concern. Globalization not only affects men but women as well,...

25 Feb 2011

Angela Carter's 'The Bloody Chamber': A revision of social fictions

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

Angela Carter's 'The Bloody Chamber' comprises a collection of short stories, all of which, in some sense or another, exemplify a variation or reworking of popularized fairy tales. Her writing style, rather than taking the form of any one genre, crosses the boundaries of all of them;...

03 Sep 2009

Gender equality: Women and the law

Thesis - 5 pages - Civil law

The United States, among many other Western countries, has been a beacon for women's rights. Many women in the world cannot teach, work, show their ankles, vote, hold public office and sometimes are not allowed to think much less. Here in the United States, women have the opportunity to do all...

16 Apr 2014

Maasai gender relations during the colonial period: A patriarchal transformation

Case study - 15 pages - Political science

The imposition of colonial power in Africa disrupted all aspects of indigenous society. Not only were Africans robbed of political independence, but pre-colonial social structures were also destroyed or transformed based on the mercy of certain colonial powers. The Maasai, a pastoral people in...

28 Feb 2007

Welfare and Ideology by Vic George and Paul Wilding

Book review - 5 pages - Social sciences

Political debates are often driven by what we call ideology. Nowadays we refer to ideology as a set of values and beliefs which influence individuals, politics, groups or even societies as a whole. The “critique of existing socio-economic systems, […] a view of the world, […] a...

29 Sep 2010

Women in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

In The Canterbury Tales, women appear either as storytellers or as part of the tales themselves. We must therefore make a clear distinction between the women of the pilgrimage and the characters mentioned in the tales. The former are supposed to belong to the real life, if we agree to play the...

29 Sep 2010

Improving women's condition

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

Introduction Each year, on march 8th , the media speak about women's condition insofar as it is « The International Women's day », a kindly initiative in a world where they represent the half of the population. Nowadays, women are still discriminated against : inequalities at work or...

27 Apr 2009

Exploring Caliban in Shakespeare's the tempest in the context of post-colonialist theory

Thesis - 7 pages - Literature

The character, Caliban, from Shakespeare's play The Tempest, is one of the most widely discussed individual characters in Shakespeare's entire canon, especially in relation to issues of the way that Europeans represent (or mis-represent) non-white peoples, historically, in literature and in...

31 May 2009

Phallocracy in Alan Moore's "From Hell"

Book review - 8 pages - Literature

Alan Moore offers a diagnosis of reality that portrays misogyny, homophobia, racism, classism, and governmental tyranny as demonic forces. Moore uses the graphic narrative medium as a means to communicate the demonic nature of these systems of power. In Moore's work on Swamp Thing, he created...

14 Jul 2009

Democracy, globalization and emerging/declining media

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

An important question, right now, according to a recent Globe and Mail article, as well as chatter heard recently while riding the grid-lock streets listening to a taxi driver's radio, is if daily newspapers collapse, is this a sign that democracy is in trouble? Is the increasingly globalized...

23 Feb 2010

Koren Zailckas' Smashed: Review

Book review - 2 pages - Literature

I had seen a recommendation for this book along with an interview of the author more than a year ago in a magazine. It had always looked interesting to me as I am interested in a career in addiction medicine, so when I recently saw it in a store I jumped to buy it. This is the memoir of a girl...

12 Apr 2010

Domination and submission in Jane Eyre: An essay on power play

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

In a manner of speaking, Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre reinvents the concept of romance. One hardly expects a sordid tale of domination and submission from a sickly country girl, yet Bronte dabbled experimentally with the idea of feminism and power play in her hugely successful first...