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  • Gender Segregation In Education
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    Segregation in Education: Gender LITERATURE REVIEW Many people think only of African Americans when the phrase segregation in education is spoken, but how often do we think of women? Women have gone through tremendous struggles to receive the same rights as men to an equal education. The following pages will explain many aspects of the history of the women's struggles for desegregation, accomplishes made for desegregation, and the affects of sex or gender segregation still present in today's edu...
  • Big Progress In Eighty Years
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    "Women's roles now and what they were in the past" Women's roles are not the same in different cultures. Most important is that women in my country, Uzbekistan, where the population of Muslim people were from 50% up to 70%, made the big progress in eighty years. From that time women started to become more free in education, marriage, and fashion than they used to be eighty years ago. The education has also changed since the 1910's. In the 1910's girls had separate schools from boys, and they cou...
  • History Of Expectations For Boys
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    THE NEW GENDER GAPByThis article talks about the educational, environmental, and social gap that has been created because girls are becoming a bigger part of the world today. It starts out by discussing a class of 2003 that had voted in their high school leaders. Everyone had voted in a male as senior class president. But after taking office, he quickly instructed all of the female members that he was the one calling all of the shots. Once the girls realized they out numbered the boys, they quic...
  • Convent Education To A Girl
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    The effects of Catholicism on the education of women in Renaissance Italy By Leni a ConstantinouAccording to Paul Grendler, the conservative, clerical pedagogical theorist Silvio Antonia no (1540-1603) reflected on women's educational status in Renaissance Italy in one of his written works, claiming that. ".. a girl (should not) learn 'pleading and writing poetry'; the vain sex must not reach too high... A girl should attend to sewing, cooking, and other female activities, leaving to men what wa...
  • Boarding School For Girls
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    It was once said by Thomas Wentworth Higginson that I, laid the foundation upon with every women's college or coeducational college may be said to rest. I consider this to bea gross exaggeration. In this day and age, when equality of educational opportunity for women is a commonplace, no one can read of my passionate desire to secure justice form sex in education, my wide visioned plan for the reconstruction of the pseudo-education given to girls, my never swerving faith in the possibilities of ...
  • Boys And Girls After 1870
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    What were the new opportunities for women after 1870? Work Many women now participated in shop work in large department stores. Many of these needed assistants and by 1907 over 1/2 million women were employed. Once post offices had been established these too needed women to act as clerks. However although women were being employed the hours were very long and the pay was very low. There were some advantages as it gave women some free time and independence. It was better than having to be a serva...
  • Very Poor Education
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    This essay will describe the role of women in Medieval society. It will also look at the marriage, childhood, discipline and education of women in that period of history that spanned for many centuries. Also, this thesis will explore the major decisions made by women during that time, and look at the lives of both upper and lower class females. The first topic to be talked about is the lives of wealthy women in the civilisation of Medieval Europe. The chief function of the upbringing of a girl o...
  • Withered Arm
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    In the short stories 'turned' by charlotte Perkins the withered arm' Thomas Hardy there are many similes and differences between the two. In 'the withered arm' which is about a lonely woman named Rhoda who has a disturbing dream about her intense jealously of her friend Gertrude, "the figure thrust forward its left hand mockingly, so as to make the wedding ring it wore glitter in Rhoda's eyes". In Rhoda's dream, she "seized the confronting spectre by its obtrusive left arm, and whirled it backwa...
  • Underlining Message To Young Girls
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    Periodicals found today on news stands differ greatly from those of the late nineteenth century. While periodicals of the nineteenth century such as "The Girl's Own Paper" focus on self-improvement in terms of living up to societies expectations, today's magazines tend to focus on the individuals self-improvement. Although "The Girl's Own Paper" highlights ways in which the young reader can improve one's self intellectually, the intended outcome is for the young girl to learn how to be a good fu...
  • Primary School Enrolment And Poverty
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    Joni Seager's The Penguin Atlas for Women highlights many disturbing and unfathomable facts regarding the status of women throughout the world. With such an overwhelming amount of staggering statistics, it is difficult to determine the best course of action for the United Nations. It is easy to be overwhelmed and eager to make changes when so many women are suffering. However, in order to be most effective, it is important to separate issues and geographic areas by degree of importance. To that ...
  • 0 Girls
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    ! ^0 Choose one aspect of the course and find an article or chapter from the reading list and critique it. You must draw out the key points and analyse the argument! ^0. Gender issues cover the movement of feminism, putting emphasis on the impact male dominance has had on society. For this critique I have chosen to focus on the importance of establishing equality in education. I have chosen a chapter from Pamela Abbot and Clair Wallace!'s book! ^0 An introduction to sociology (Feminist perspecti...
  • Divorce In The Lower Class
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    Contemporary Problems Facing Indian Women Indian culture can boast about having female goddesses, saints and poets. It may boast about being the largest democracy in the world and a super power in Asia. But the truth is that female oppression is distinctively visible in India till this day, more so in lower class than higher class but nevertheless present. Women belonging to the lower class face problems and discrimination due to high percentage of illiteracy among the people and also due to the...

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