• Young Middle Class Women The Clerical Profession
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    The Role of Women in Victorian England The evolving role of women in Victorian England is the main subject of George Gissing's The Odd Women. Gissing's novel deals with the struggle that many English women faced in the later part of the nineteenth century as they struggled for independence and finding means to support themselves. Prior to the women's equal rights movement, which began in the middle part of the 1800's, women were either expected to marry or follow careers as nurses, governesses, ...
  • Ophelia A Young Women In Hamlet
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    Today women have many rights. We can vote, work, and even voice our own opinions. In the past women were seen as mothers and housekeepers, always taught to respect, listen, and serve there husbands or the man of the house. In those days this was considered normal, therefore women had no choice but to obey and do as they were told. In Hamlet, Shakespeare portrays a similar relationship between women and men. He allows men to hold the higher position in the causing, them to treat women as lesser p...
  • Role Model To Many Young Black Women
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    Maya Angelou has dedicated her life to end prejudices faced by many black females in the 20th century. As an author, poet, and entertainer, she is known best for her strong portrayal of African-American women. Some of her most outstanding work is the series of autobiographies that she wrote telling about her childhood. Her work has contributed immensely to Americans everywhere. She has also broken many barriers for black women in writing, entertainment, and in film making. Maya Angelou is defini...
  • Young Women Unlike Cinderella
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    "Cinderella" appears to be the best-known fairy tale in the world, since nearly every culture has its own version of "Cinderella". Cinderella is a hard working young woman, who is mistreated by her stepmother and two stepsisters. She does everything for them, from the housekeeping to sewing, even making dresses for her two stepsisters to wear to the prince's ball. Many young women strive to be like Cinderella because she marries a prince and lives happily ever after. In reading the story of Cind...
  • Apparent Eating Disorders In Young Diabetic Women
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    Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) is one of the most common chronic illnesses of childhood and adolescence in North America. 1 Although most young patients with IDDM are healthy, up to 40 percent eventually have diabetes-related microvascular complications. 2, 3 The risk is greater in those whose diabetes is poorly controlled. 4 Eating behavior is categorized under three commonly selected categories. 4 Highly disordered eating is defined as the occurrence of one or more of the following...
  • Every Area Of Young Women's Lives
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    ? Appraising God? S Property? By Keesa Schreane Essay, ? Appraising God? S Property? By Keesa Schreane Young women face so many challenges in their lifetime, and the book Audios, Barbie displays several of the trials and tribulations that each individual young lady might encounter. The bulk of the stories deal with body image and self-identity, and I chose to focus on a particular story titled, "Appraising God's Property', by Keesa Schreane. She works out in her essay a backward situation of bei...
  • Contributions To The Study Of Mathematics
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    Abstract Women in the world of mathematics is a subject that people rarely hear about. The only time people do is if its a female math teacher. But what many do not know is that women have made extremely important contributions to the world of mathematics. Women have been documented to be involved in mathematics, since as early as the fifth century A.D. Women such as Hypatia, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Sophie Germain, Emmy Noether, Ruth Moufang and Sun-Yung Alice Chang. These women have lived through...
  • Civil Rights Movement And The Womens Movement
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    Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990's Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and practices are slowly being eliminated while social perceptions of "womens roles" continue to stagnate and even degrade back to traditional ideals. It is these social perceptions that challenge the evolution of women as equal on all levels. In this study, I will arg...
  • Negative Effects Through The Media
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    In this chapter I aim to gain a through understanding of sociological methods and to look at various methods and their merits and problems, i.e. quantitative etc. I will also attempt to show the methods that will be used in study, and asses the reasons for my choice. It will also be beneficial to look at possible problems and measures to minimise these problems At a basic level research falls into two categories, the positivist and the anti-positivist approach. However it is important to note th...
  • Case Of Womens Involvement In The Military
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    Equality for Women in the Military: A good idea Self~Pity I never saw wild thing Sorry for itself. A small bird will fall frozen dead from a bough Without ever having felt sorry for itself. Chances are that some of have seen the movie GI Jane and have cheered along with Demi Moores character as she spit in the face of her commanding officer as he proceeded to beat her to a pulp to prove a point about womens inferiority and how their presence can make the men weak. I was cheering with the best of...
  • People With Eating Disorders
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    Hypothesis The media are inducing eating disorders by exhibiting pictures of 'stick like models. Personal Reasons for Research My own personal reason for choosing to research and find out about eating disorder is my ex-girlfriend suffered from bulimia, and I witnessed first hand how badly it affects the sufferer, and their loved ones. I would like to use this opportunity to find out how to help people who suffer, and to learn more about the diseases, so that if I ever encounter somebody who suff...
  • Womens Sexual Body
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    Bulimia Nervosa has begun to be recognized in the last 30 years as a serious psychological disorder, primarily affecting women. The essential features are binge eating, which may or may not co-occur with inappropriate means of weight gain prevention. Bulimia, as well as eating disorders in general are the result of biological psychological and psychosocial factors. Urges to overeat, gorge or purge may arise as a backlash to dieting or fasting, but often as a dead-end coping mechanism for many in...
  • Work To The Slave Womens Day
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    A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as possession; one who has no freedom, but who is and services are wholly under the control of another", this is the definition of a typical slave. What comes to your mind when you hear the word slave What do most people picture in their head when they hear the word "Slave" Most people automatically see different color when the word slave is mentioned. People in this society don't recogn...
  • Models In Womens Magazines
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    Where and how did the beauty myth originate Women cannot find strong role models in todays society without getting a false impression. Too often the role models are of women of unrealistic beauty. Take for instance the big screen: a bunch of long legged, skinny, women with flawless faces, voluptuous breasts, and not a spec of cellulite. All of the model women in the media seem to have perfect lives; their biggest catastrophe being where to put the indoor tennis court, or the indecisiveness of wh...
  • Womens Lives
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    In todays society numerous women are becoming completely independent from men. Just ask any young woman you come across how they feel about a man in their lives and often times a response confirming the lack of a need or even desire of a man present will be returned. Of course the lack of good men available adds to womens negative feelings towards us. For those women who wish to engage in relationships their overall hapinness can sway either way. It's a known fact that some relationships are goo...
  • Mrs Dalloway A Sense Of Richness Woolf
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    It was common for women writers to address the so-called woman question in their works during the 19th and 20th centuries. This is true of one of the well-known authors, Virginia Woolf, whose life spanned from the end of the Victorian to the start of the modern era. She was born in 1882 to Leslie Stephen, a man of prominence during the Victorian era, and she was primarily self-educated in his vast library. Woolf was one of the artists that helped start the famous Bloomsbury Group where many writ...
  • College Girls Gain Weight And Diet
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    Weight Obsessed Women Todays media places an extreme amount of pressure on women to maintain a slender figure. Through childhood to adulthood, women are bombarded with images of stick skinny women, and this is the way almost every woman wants to look. Although there are other factors, the media is the primary source of the obsession with being thin. Why has this become such a popular trend This is what society says is acceptable. It has been proven that these images of perfect women do affect th...
  • Renaissance Womens Literacy Rates
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    The renaissance began a momentous time in the history of Western Europe. Many new forms and styles of arts, literature, and customs emerged during this period. Economic, social, and cultural changes affected the lives of everyone. Particularly the role of women in society was affected. There were four categories that women were labeled to, wives, mothers, widows and daughters. Within each of these branches, certain duties were always expected of them. Jacob Burckhard t once wrote, to understand ...
  • Womens Duties
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    1. Gender inequality San Womens status in Sun community is very high and their influence considerable. They maintain a status that is higher than that women in many societies in the world. Although women may be nearly equal to men, men do seem to have the upper hand. There is no prerogative in relation to the important sources of influence in San society. Since there is no formal leaders or hierarchies, decisions are made on the basis of group consensus. Each group has people, whose opinion has ...
  • Womans Husband
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    If you were a woman how would you rather be treated If you are the relaxed, dependent type, perhaps you would find the life of the typical Athenian woman agreeable. Athenian women spent most of their lives indoors doing mostly domestic activities. But if you are an independent type of lady, who enjoys exercise, not overly modest, and do not mind sharing your bed with more than one man, then you would probably enjoy the life of a Spartan woman. The basic similarity between the lives of the women ...