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  • Right To A Healthy Future
    737 words
    Glasgow, Scotland. It's cold outside. I'm thinking about a problem. One group of people trying to force their beliefs on others, based on religion. And it seems as though we " re regressing. Above, a helicopter flies by. If it continues on its course, it will shortly be over Ireland, where as of this writing, the powers that be are deciding if a 14-year-old girl who was raped by the father of one of her friends should be allowed to leave for Britain to obtain an abortion. She's been ordered not ...
  • Clara's Experience With The Motion Picture Industry
    491 words
    The It Girl - Clara Bow Imagine it - all the rules you were raised to follow, all the beliefs and norms, everything conventional, shattered. Now imagine It - Clara Bow, the It Girl. The epitome of the avant-garde woman, the archetype of the flapper, was America's new, young movie actress of the 1920's. Modern women of the day took heed to Bow's fresh style and, in turn, yielded danger to the conventional America. Yet Bow's contagious and popular attitude came with its weaknesses - dealing with f...
  • Effects The Cult
    595 words
    The Cult of True Womanhood The 'Cult of True Womanhood' has greatly influenced society throughout all of America's history. This set of standards was first accepted and practiced by all of the European colonies. They were then passed through the generations and, in many cases, still exist. I'll describe the essay, 'The Cult of True Womanhood,' and discuss my views on it. I'll then illustrate how these standards are still present in today's society. First, I'll discuss the essay. It's easiest to ...
  • Current Issue Of The Gender Wage Gap
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    Natascha BuehnerkemperEng 102-01312 October 2004 Essay #2 Bridging the Gap for Women's Wages "Somehow, the unsex y issue of the paycheck-equal pay for the same or equivalent work-dropped off the economic agenda. But it never left the minds of women" (41). In her article entitled "A New Campaign for Pay Equity", liberal columnist Ellen Goodman outlines the problem concerning the wage gap between men and women. By describing the present position of the wage gap, Goodman points out that there are t...
  • Westridge And Catlin
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    Through the Eyes of a Tiger Looking back a few years, I remember my first convocation day at The Westridge School for Girls. Four hundred girls in dresses that much resemble nurses uniforms (except for the curly, green |WX on the right breast pocket) parade into the gymnasium. Pretty soon all I can see are rows and rows of girls seated on the bleachers, as small as fourth graders and as old as seniors. The headmistress welcomes us to another year of continuing the tradition of a fine women+s edu...
  • Ms Willis The Personalizes The Issue
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    Ellen Willis has written this article based on personal views, opinions and experiences. She openly expresses that the issue of abortion is a womans issue and should therefore be discussed with the woman in mind. She accepts the fact that others consider abortion to be a life issue and understands their feelings as to why they argue this point. It is recognized very early on that Ms. Willis is a feminist arguing the fact the fetus occupies a womans body to become a human being. She is trying to ...
  • Woman S
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    In the stories read concerning India and South America, women play important roles. Some are not so tasteful while others portray them as strong and independent. In each story, woman are allowed to express themselves quite differently. They lead a life that dos not parallel ours but hopefully one day will. Women in India occupy a paradoxical status. On one hand, there is an abundance of goddesses occupying pivotal places in Indian mythology. On the other hand, there are inhuman A traditions@ pil...
  • Issue Of Playboy Magazine
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    Ageism in Playboy Definitions: 1) Content analysis is the process of picking apart and closely observing a subject matter. 2) Ageism is the discrimination of people based on their age. Hypothesis: That I will find no women over the age 30 pictured in an issue of Playboy Magazine. In this paper I plan to prove that the hypothesis stated above is true because in society youth is considered a both beautiful and desirable quality to posses. Because Playboy Magazine is a popular magazine aimed at mal...

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