Academic Papers on Gender & Society

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A 5 page essay on culture and gender roles. The writer details how education, popular culture, and advertising both reflect and create gender roles. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Gender and Self-Esteem

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper on the topic of gender roles and self-esteem. The writer describes how society's expectations has influenced adolescents' perception of themselves.

In this 2 page essay, the writer observes differences between men and women in non-verbal communication patterns & habits.. Among other things, it is concluded that men are generally more expressive with their hands than their female counterparts ! No Bibliography.

A 5 page research paper that examines how the art world has traditionally regarded women artists. The writer examines various opinions and finds consensus that women have been held back from artistic greatness by the institutions and educational systems of society and male discrimination. However, opinions differ on whether or not there have actually been ...

An 18 page paper on the life and times of Marilyn Monroe. It talks about her life in the movies, outside of the movies, and her untimely death. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 6 page paper on how advertising tells us what is masculine and what is feminine, and the costs to society and individuals of that representation in relationship to Jean Kilbourne's "Still Killing Us Softly" and Naomi Wolf's "The Beauty Myth." Bibliography lists 7 sources.

An 8 page paper looking at the content of both children's TV shows and the commercials within them from a gender view. Shows discussed are Looney Tunes (Porky Pig), Captain Planet and Muppet Babies. Commercials discussed are those for Oreo Cookies, a motorcycle that comes with a wrench for making bike parts move, triplet babies, ...

A 10 page paper discussing the importance of gender sensitivity training in the workplace and how it can increase a company's success and lower operating costs. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 10 page overview of transsexuality and the issues which often arise in terms of societal perceptions. Includes an emphasis on the employer's obligation to provide a safe, secure, and comfortable working environment for both the transsexual and the non-transsexual. Gives an overview of the legalities concerning the societal rights of transsexuals. Bibliography lists 8 ...

While this 6 page paper explores retirement issues, the focus is on gender differences. Primarily a literature review, this look at the issue of retirement is extensive and explores such factors as retirement anxiety, proper planning and gender differences in the working world in general. Bibliography lists 6 sources

A 10 page research example on gender differences in communication. The writer develops a thesis based on studies in nonverbal communications, gender differences, demand-withdrawal, and other studies and commentaries that support the idea that the reported differences are in fact false. Even research geared toward gender differences has been inconclusive, and it is ...

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of nonverbal communication and considers it in terms of the way both men and women encode and decode these messages. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 6 page paper analyzes the research reported in the article of this title by Wolfinger and Rabow. Specifically, this paper addresses the basis for the research, methodology, results and implications of results which add to the understanding of the differences in how men and women communicate.

A 10 page research example on gender differences in communication in martial relationships. The writer develops a thesis based on dual-gender differences, demand-withdrawal, and the differences in these theories between normal and abusive relationships, and presents in study method form. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 5 page research paper which analyzes how TV sitcoms portray beautiful women. The writer shows that these images are unrealistic and stereotyped relating TV's portrayal of women with some of the latest research on the human perception of beauty. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Nearly three decades after the 'Feminist Movement' and the initiation of the Equal Rights Amendment, much of the entertainment media is still reflecting lower-level roles, even subordinate roles for women. This 4 page essay explores 'The Smurfette Principle' in terms of various preschool television shows. The similarity of today's storylines to those of 25 and ...

Fear of computers is deemed as the main reason women avoid the internet in this 6 page paper on gender differences. Statistics reveal that more men are using the internet as society encourages males to pursue the sciences, while discouraging females. Solutions to the problem are explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page essay recounts the fictional story of a boy discovering that girls could be 'real' people, too. He even discovers that they can do some things as well as he can . . . and better.

A 16 page research project that looks at the issues surrounding the recruitment, selection and retention of police officers and considers why the Daytona Beach Police Department appears to be unable to maintain a diverse gender and racial mix of police officers in their current police force. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

A 14 page research design created to outline the issues related to gender bias in law enforcement, especially as it relates to the relationship between supervisors and workers in the workplace setting. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 5 page overview of women in law enforcement. Points out that some women have succeeded in law enforcement careers but almost inevitably they acknowledge the existence of sexual discrimination. Concludes that many times women feel that they have to simply deal with discrimination in order to keep their jobs. Suggests that ...

An in-depth, 20 page research paper in which the writer seeks to determine whether which sex is more apt to have problems grasping math concepts at an early age. Report contains analysis, methodology, discussion, etc; Numerous studies are cited and it is found that while girls generally perform better, they are more likely to avoid ...

Gender Bias in Education

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page research paper outlining gender bias in schools. The writer describes how factors such as teacher and classroom interaction, gender biased textbooks, and sex segregation result in maintaining gender bias in the education system. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 25 page research paper which discusses the gender inequality among male and female students. The paper includes in-depth literature reviews and survey results. A 25-question informal survey is also included with the results thereof. An overview of student and teacher responses. A table of contents is included -- subheadings are ...

This 5 page paper reviews a small sampling of the literature available on issues dealing with women/men's perceptions of their college programs. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

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