Academic Papers on Feminists & Activists

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This 5 page paper examines the life and times of Eleanor Roosevelt and why she might be considered a feminist. Feminism is defined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book and what it can teach ...

Women in Business

  • 22 page paper

22 pages. Women are becoming a more integral part of business every day, even becoming CEO's of large corporations. But there is still a question as to whether women are treated equally in business, and whether or not they are given the respect and support of that of their male counterparts. This dissertation will consider those findings ...

This 5 page paper looks at the issue of gender discrimination in senior management of international companies. After assessing the extent of the issue and establishing that this type of discrimination exists the writer goes on to look at the potential business consequences and the evidence indicates business are loosing out as a result. The ...

Women In Power

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper on how woman in Florida and other parts of the country have become empowered to achieve success, power, and how they continue to promote and lobby for womens' rights. The writer also talks a little about the woman suffrage and the womens' rights movement.

This 6 page paper analyzes the information entitled "Power as a Theme in Women's History" as well as an essay by Freedman about women's issues and organizations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

8 pages. Feminism has come a long way throughout the history of the United States on the long journey towards gaining political power. Feminism has gained considerable ground in politics since the days of slavery and women not having the right to vote. This interesting and detailed paper gives a thorough overview of ...

A Woman’s Beauty

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper which analyzes the essay “A Woman’s Beauty-Put Down or Power Source?” by Susan Sontag. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

7 pages in length. Throughout the centuries, patriarchy was the underlying problem solely responsible for designing women's role in society; many of these devices used in earlier centuries were related to religion. Certain scripture regularly challenged women to disprove that they were inferior—to not agree was heresy. When religion did not work ...

7 pages. In this paper the student is to think of an act which in some way makes the world a better place for women, or even perhaps for one woman. This outrageous act, as it may be called, will be examined in this paper as well as the reason the choice was made to take this action, ...

12 pages in length. Some scholars have accused organized interests of "undue influence" in the policy process and, in particular, of using the courts to advance their own narrow interests by way of circumventing the democratic (i.e. parliamentary) policy process. The manner by which the articles in Women's Legal Strategies in Canada address the ...

This 4 page paper traces the movement from Abigail Adams and her statement to the passage of the nineteenth amendment. Elizabeth Cady Stanton's role is duly noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 6 page paper traces domestic violence from its earliest history to the present day. An emphasis is place on the women’s movement and how it has helped alleviate this problem. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 6 page piece which postulates that in 'The Feminine Mystique' and 'Slouching Towards Bethlehem,' Betty Friedan and Joan Didion write (separately) of a women's revolution, Friedan by tracing history toward a thesis, and Didion by adding apocolyptic commentary to the theme by living with the emerging culture, and by observing the unconscious shedding of ...

This 6 page report reviews the history of the NOW organization, including historical precedents and leadership that laid a foundation for the organization. Current activities and policies are discussed to clarify the purpose of the NOW organization. Ten references are cited in bibliography.

Women in Film

  • 15 page paper

A 15 page paper tracing the role of women on screen. The writer describes the history of the portrayal of women from the 1930's to present day and concludes with a look at 'Waiting to Exhale.' Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 3 page essay on Harriet Martineau (an English writer), who the author of this essay believes deserves to be remembered in the same light as Karl Marx and other great social theorists for her insightful contributions. Martineau's critique of Charlotte Bronte is cited as are several other key examples. Bibliography cites 2 sources.

(3 pp) This discussion examines the colorful history of the Women's Christian Temperance Union - still going strong since 1874. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

(5 pp) The roles of women in the past are being examined more and more - perhaps to discover the true nature of women, or more rightly to see how the "viewing" of women has changed through history. In this discussion we will use major playwrights of different time periods, to see how ...

(5pp) As the wife of the second president, and the mother of the sixth, Abigail Adams was in a historic "front-row seat" to record America's early times and political history. She did this through active correspondence, and has provided a valuable and often humorous insight into the times. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page essay discussing how art has evolved to capture the feminist movement and reflect its struggles. The writer is pro-feminist. Bibliography lists 3 sources w/ end notes.

A 10 page review of "Heart of Flesh: A Feminist Spirituality for Women and Men" by Joan D. Chittister. The book documents the ostracism of women both from public policy and from the theological development of the western world and uses the work of other authors to substantiate Chittister's contentions. This ostracism has ...

5 pages in length. Turn-of-the-century California politics has changed in many ways in comparison to contemporary politics, particularly with regard to the women's movement. Indeed, women's suffrage presented itself in quite fearless style as the country moved into the twentieth century, inasmuch as the women's movement had gained a significant amount of progressive ...

A 3 page essay that discusses the arguments expressed by Mary Wollstonecraft in her essay "On National Education" (1792). The writer discusses the points made by Wollstonecraft regarding education for women and why this was considered radical in its day. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 6 page paper is a reflection on women’s narratives by a male reader. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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