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29 Jun 2010

Integration of parenting in HR policies: A challenge

Thesis - 6 pages - Human resources

In France as in most industrialized countries, major issues such as stress and equality between men and women highlight the difficulty in reconciling work and family life. This is particularly because of the emergence of new forms of organization of work and the increasing feminization of...

29 Sep 2010

Levi's: The marketing strategy

Case study - 11 pages - Services marketing

Jeans symbolize America: initially, it represented the hero of the conquest of the West, the cowboy. It then joined another American myth: that of the cinema. Youngsters were fascinated by the jeans toting character played by James Dean in Fury of Living. Jeans were exploited thereafter by...

29 Sep 2010

Dove advertising campaign

Case study - 18 pages - Services marketing

In the modern days, media is everywhere. Communication is not only essential, it has become a necessity. Media includes the choice of advertising channels, for example, television, radio, newspaper, direct mail, and to be recognized, it is important to stand apart from the others. The creative...

29 Sep 2010

"The Second Sex", Simone de Beauvoir (1949) - is the woman an accomplice to her own oppression?

Book review - 3 pages - Social sciences

“The second Sex”, by Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) was published in 1949, at a time when women were considered inferior to men. In her book, Beauvoir argues that women have historically been considered abnormal and deviant, and have been refused control over their own existence, and...

27 Jan 2011

Case of the Nickel Company

Case study - 29 pages - Business strategy

Like women, men are increasingly aware of the importance of their bodies and their image. According to the reports in 1995, 65% of men thought that, it is "important to take care of their skin” and it was seen that, 19% of men used their partner's skin care products. In 2004, there was an...

30 May 2012

Advertising and women: how advertisement has been directed to the US women

Case study - 4 pages - Business strategy

Prior to the Civil War, the life of most US women were influenced by what history commentators refer to us “the Cult of True Womanhood.” ( Industrialization and other developments generated a shift in work customs, which saw men leaving...

08 Jan 2013

Diane de Prima and Jack Kerouac's effect on the beat generation

Case study - 3 pages - Literature

The time in America following the confusion of World War II resulted in a great identity crisis for the thinkers of the country. Creators suddenly found them in a world resisting change for it felt it had experience enough in regards to the devastation of war. The country implemented strict...

08 Jun 2022

Violence from a gender perspective and feminist perspectives in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology

There are 2 cases and concepts discussed in this document : a. Define and discuss the concept of the continuum of violence and illustrate how it is relevant in understanding violence from a gender perspective. Use an example of your choice. b. Present and discuss at least three major contemporary...

19 Jun 2014

Men and Masculinity

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

In as much as there is a lot of relevance in the relationship between men and masculinity, it is imperative to evaluate the issue in the context of gender balance. Masculinity may be described to be the aspect associated with how much benefit a well-built individual becomes to the society. It may...

14 Oct 2013

Social theories

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Generally, social theories comprise a number of basic rudiments. These include epistemology, ontology, historical location, and a set of prescriptions. Epistemology seeks to respond to particular issues such as the ways and manner in which individuals recognize, identify, and make out the things...

27 Jan 2011

Disputes and protest movements in the United States of 1960 to 1980

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

In 1968, Richard Nixon proclaimed:''If I could choose a time and a country to live in, I would choose the United States of America in 1968.'' The United States enjoyed a peaceful period in 1968; this economic superpower does not have to worry about its industry, its services or...

10 Jan 2011

Career management: Women and the Glass Ceiling

Thesis - 27 pages - Human resources

There has been an increase in the participation of women in the professional world today. They are becoming increasingly qualified and skilled. However, this increase in opportunity has not led them into illusions and they do not consider themselves lucky. They do not compare their situation to...

06 Aug 2013

Women in Film: African Filmmakers and Female Identity in African Cinema

Case study - 5 pages - Film studies

tradition from generation to generation. This is an essential part of how powerful the medium of film can be in Africa; it is more effective in societal change than books, literature, or anything involving literacy. African film goes beyond its function in western culture; it serves a greater...

17 Nov 2013

A clash of civilizations in France?

Case study - 10 pages - Political science

Huntington's influence in international relations (Graham 2004) necessitates a deconstruction of his, and question whether it is still applicable today. However, it is essential to define Huntington's civilization: the “...highest cultural grouping of people and the broadest level of...

19 Nov 2007

Controversy Within

Essay - 2 pages - Film studies

In the last century alone, the United States of America has witnessed dozens of “equal rights” movements. Some of the most significant rights Americans currently enjoy have come out of great struggle and controversy. Whenever a group of citizens protest the way their society views them,...

15 Jan 2009

How do the international conferences participate in resisting the globalization movement?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

Globalization is a phenomenon that appeared in the early 20th century. It refers to an increase in the interdependence of the economies, societies, cultures and politics. Globalization has disrupted the face of the World since its apparition. Indeed, international relations are now dominated by...

13 Jan 2009

What is queer theory and how does it help explain the production of knowledge about sexuality?

Thesis - 6 pages - Psychology

The term “queer” is slang for homosexual. It is also a synonymous of odd, curious or suspect. It is also the most recent in a series of words that have constituted the semantic field of homosexuality. But “queer” is not simply the latest example in a series of words that...

08 Oct 2015

Banning convertion therapy for the transgender youth

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

Convertion therapy, which can also be expressed as convertion therapy tries to convert lesbians, gay, bisexual as well as transgender persons from same gender sex to heterosexuality by means of prayer as well as other efforts. The basis of reparative therapy is that the gender identity or sexual...

01 Nov 2002

Why did not French women obtain the right to vote before 1944?

Thesis - 10 pages - Modern history

France was the first country to establish male universal suffrage but one of the last Western states to institute Universal Suffrage: French women were not granted the right to vote before 1944. Many historians have pointed out this apparent anomaly and have used the idea of “le retard...

02 Apr 2007

Gender, sexuality and politics: masculinity

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

“Somehow we need to be able to acknowledge the power that men have in society without thereby feeding a myth that all men feel powerful in their individual lives…we also have to recognize our inherited sense of superiority in relation to women…” (Seidler, 1997, p.51-53).

28 Jul 2008

A wife's role in marriage

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

A wife's submission to her husband is important to a successful marriage. When two people are bonded together to form one union, there are bound to be trials and disagreements. However, when there is a head of a household, the marriage runs more smoothly. The man should be the head of the...

28 Jul 2008

Domesticity and the siege of Leningrad

Essay - 20 pages - Modern history

One of the most tragic and at the same time heroic episodes of the Second World War, or as it is referred to in the Soviet/Russian context The Great Patriotic War, is the Siege of Leningrad. The siege itself, although not a key strategic event on the Eastern front, holds an important place in the...

25 Mar 2010

Surrogacy: Liberating or limiting?

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

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...

18 Dec 2008

The Dixie Chicks: Political musicians from here on out?

Thesis - 9 pages - Journalism

The source for the controversy that has been surrounding the band, the Dixie Chicks, and has forever changed the image and role of this band in the music industry, possibly for the rest of their careers, can be pin-pointed to the date of March 10, 2003 when the group performed at Shepherd's Bush...

10 Oct 2008

The Peanut-Crunching Crowd and the Rubber crotch: How Sylvia Plath's legacy has suffered by the hands of sexism, over-eager feminists, schadenfreude, and gender politics?

Essay - 8 pages - Literature

O'Rourke goes on to say that although poems like “Daddy” or “Lady Lazarus” seem “crudely self-involved,” the majority of Plath's poetry is abstract, symbolic, and in general quite distant from the confessional poets with whom she is grouped. Despite this, Plath's...

09 Jan 2009

Patriarchal ideology, gender and media

Thesis - 5 pages - Humanities/philosophy

In a study carried out in the mid-70s, B. Miles (1975: pg.un) found that the proportion of men and women in situation comedies was nearly similar. However, the author points out that ‘the gender roles and the humor could still be traditional and sexist'. Thus, what we need to study in order...

12 Jan 2009

Feminist perspectives : The contribution of Ann Ticker to the revision of the concept of security

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

As a searcher in international relations, Ann Tickner was firstly stroke by the law number of women working in the field. She then realised that not only were women excluded as researchers, but also as subjects of study. That was the first step of her carrier as one of the main feminist authors...

13 Jan 2009

In every mind, women have more chances to suffer from mental illness. Hence, discuss the notion of normativity within the issue of mental health care

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

In all societies, women have always been perceived as, physically but also mentally weaker than men. For a very long period, and even today in some parts of the world, women have not been considered as rational as men, but were rather seen as a “permanently subversive force within the...

22 Apr 2009

From Cagney and Lacey to Law and order: Women in the workplace as seen on TV

Thesis - 8 pages - Film studies

“Do you have kids, Detective Benson?” asks the pleading face of a father, guilty of murdering his son's rapist. Detective Olivia Benson's eyes glaze over with a familiar look of longing, and the audience sees her softening to the man, letting out a breath while muttering “No.”...

30 Apr 2009

Book review on gender and higher education: A collection of essays edited by Becy Ropers-Huilman analyzed

Book review - 9 pages - Literature

This paper will provide a review of a collection of essays edited by Becky Ropers-Huilman entitled Gendered Futures in Higher Education. Critical Perspectives for Change. The book was published by the State University of New York Press, Albany, N.Y., in 2003. The paper will consider how this...