• Femininity Role Of Women
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    The New Femininity Femininity is not a word that we are encouraged to use these days. A lot of people would argue that femininity is the thing that keeps women obedient to men. However, there is a hidden assumption behind this term. The assumption is that masculinity is superior to femininity; that femininity is not a beautiful and powerful thing in its own right. I believe that women have something men do not have. Women have special qualities that belong to them as women, and they do not inten...
  • Feminism And Masculinity Resulting In A Crisis
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    In contemporary society, hegemonic masculinity is defined by physical strength and boldness, heterosexuality, economic independence, authority over women and other men, and an interest in sexual relationships. While most men do not embody all of these qualities, society supports hegemonic masculinity within all its institutions, including the educational institute, the religious institute and other institutes which form the ideological state apparatus. Standards of masculinity vary from time to ...
  • Hofstede's Value Dimensions Power Distance
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    Hofstede's value's system Dimensions of Values The affect the four dimensions, Power Distance, Uncertainty avoidance, Masculine / femininity and Individual v. Collectivism have on organizational behavior shows in all cultures and cross cultures. As with power distance when dealing with other cultures you have to adapt your company values to that of the society in which you live and the people that you employ and the public that you deal with. In organizational behavior you have to be able to ada...
  • Gender And Communication Women Men Society
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    In response to what we have discussed thus far in Interpersonal Communication, I would like to further explore the idea of gender in the interpersonal communication arena. As was said in class, "gender influences cultural perspectives." Gender also influences how we view ourselves in society. On the flip side, I've seen how society can mold the way we label ourselves in terms of gender. The well-known concepts of masculinity and femininity run rampant in our society. We live in a world where men...
  • Correlation Between Masculinity And Empathy
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    Correlation Between Masculinity and Empathy Many psychological studies have been carried out over the years in the topic of personality, in aiming to grasp the type of factors that are involved in bestowing us the personalities that we hold. Most people will have probably come across various personality tests at some stage or another, which ask you lots of questions and then analyze your results in trying to categorize what kind of personality you " ve got. One of the most fascinating aspects of...
  • Women Female Rights Music
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    Within the broad, yet ever increasing issue of "tween" culture are many causes that are co-related. These sources form the foundation as to why children are becoming more and more desensitized to what once would have been considered a "moral standard" for their age sector. In this particular journal article taken from "Signs", Gayle Wald focuses on the cultural construction of female youth with a spotlight on the music industry. She introduces her readers to the world of female rockers and the w...
  • Elisa's Life In The Chrysanthemums
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    Elisa's Life in "The Chrysanthemums" Thesis: In "The Chrysanthemums," John Steinbeck talks about Elisa's frustration for her lack of children, appreciation as a woman and realization of her life. I. Chrysanthemums are a symbol of her children. A. She protects them as if they were children 1. She puts a fence around them. 2. She keeps them out of the reach of pests. B. Her happiness about her ability to nurture them. II. Chrysanthemums symbolize Elisa's femininity and sexuality. A. Henry does n...
  • Masculinity And Femininity Social Evils
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    "Historically, man has been obsessed with dominating the world, capturing animals, dissecting them, domesticating them. He has also fought wars of incredible destruction, against demonized enemies. " (Blake, 1995) While the woman has been the keeper of the hearth and the nurturer of the family. Society has defined the way we look at ourselves in gender roles. Adopting one (gender role) means totally ignoring the other. According to John Kennedy (1999), orthodox masculinity is the opposite of fe...