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This 11 page paper gives an overview of the issuesand problems facing women in the developing nations of Africa. Bibliography lists eight sources.

Women in Kenya

  • 6 page paper

6 pages worth of compiled research and information on the social role of women in Kenya, their high fertility rates, culture, and tradition. Insight is given into the socio-health related problems that exist and what is (or is not) being done to solve them. An interview with a woman from Kenya (who now lives in ...

This 15 page paper looks at the nations surrounding and affected by the Sahara Desert, as well as role of women in Saharan Africa throughout history. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

A 5 page discussion of how women in the Middle East are finally beginning to transcend cultural restrictions and acquire rights that they never had before. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Ivory Coast Women

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper investigating women who live in the Ivory Coast. Examples of women entrepreneurs are offered as well as a discussion about other women who are operating home-type businesses. Bibliography includes four references.

A 7 page paper comparing the lifestyles of these two groups of women. The writer explores the cultural and religious differeces and modern society's perceptions of their traditional roles. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at gender in Ancient society as depicted by Apuleius's The Golden Ass. The role of the female is discussed in terms of the society in reality as well as how it was depicted by the author. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page research paper on the life of Tzu Hsi, who has the mother of the emperor became the power behind the throne of China for fifty years. Ambitious, xenophobic, anti-modern and superstitious, she lived a life of luxury and ostentation to the detriment of her country. Her rule, rather then preserving traditional Chinese ...

This 5 page paper is divided into to segments: the first addresses the role of women and the different female perspectives presented in Chinese literature during the Tang and Song dynasties, and relates gender differences based on authorship; and the second segment considers the social changes that occurred in China after the An Lushan Rebellion ...

A 5 page essay on the mother's expectations, legacy, and results of the daughter's efforts in Maxine Hong Kingston's autobiography. The writer posits that both the mother and daughter, though retaining separate ideologies, come together in the fact that the daughter becomes a warrior woman, a warrior created through the help of the mother. No ...

A 14 page research paper on the role of professional women in Russia. The writer discusses the Soviet era and compares it with the present day as it relates to women' s roles. A number of strong analytical points are made and supported with social, cultural, and political fact. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page paper provides a comparison of the central theme of the role of women within the family structure of Chinese and Chinese-immigrants as related through Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts, and Fae Myenne Ng's Bone. This paper not only considers the role of women in the ...

Comfort Women

  • 10 page paper

During the occupation of Asia by the Japanese prior to and during World War Two women of the occupied countries were abducted and forced into prostitution for the 'comfort' of Japanese soldiers. The government has admitted complicity in this crime against humanity but refuses to admit responsibility nor allot restitution. This 10 page paper asserts ...

This 19 page research paper examines the role of Japanese women in their society and how that role has changed since the conclusion of World War II. Article 14 of the Japanese constitution was a major landmark in helping to improve conditions for women and various other laws & events have helped to increase women's ...

10 pages in length. As India becomes a significant player in the newly-emerging global marketplace, the country's women still remain socially inferior to their male counterparts. This analytical research dpaper specifically examines Indian women, the availability of education, the false promise of employment, and some possible socio-cultural solutions.

A 6 page paper that provides an overview of the role that peasant women played in the Vietnam Conflict. This paper considers their roles, contributions, the mobilization of women, and even the conflicts between emerging social roles and traditional lifestyle. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 6 page paper on the struggle for women to gain equality in Asia. The paper focuses on the social status, and or the lack there of, for women in both China and India. The paper is a cross cultural comparison of the two countries in an attempt to show how their differing societies deal ...

A 10 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of the problem and research surrounding the issue of NESB. Critics have suggested that large populations of non-English speaking background (NESB) unemployed overburden the welfare and social security systems, and in their attempts to enter the workforce, also strain the country's remedial adult education ...

A 5 page paper on this history of 'the world's oldest profession'-- prostitution. The writer discusses the shape and form that prostitution has taken throughout history with respect to individual cultures and societies such as the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Church in the Middle Ages, and more recent eras as well. The role of law, societal ...

5 pages in length. The author discusses the need for women's rights activists in the international community and gives examples of the current treatment of women. Several platforms for change are discussed. Bibliography included.

A 20 page research paper that explores how and why the women in Ireland and Israel combine to resolve ethnic conflict through peacemaking activities. The writer focuses on the effects of civil war on the women's experience in those countries, and argues that it is 'war at the door' that has spurred these women ...

A 20 page paper that provides an in-depth overview of Latin American Feminist Theology, its place in Latin American history, and then compares it with the liberation theologies of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Lib

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of the current issues for women in Latin America. This paper considers the treatment of women and women's rights in Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

A 4 page paper discussing how the roles of women changed as Mexico moved into its colonial period in the early 18th century. Prior to the arrival of the Spaniards, Mexico's society was one of informal polygamy and all worked for the good of the group to which they belonged. Soon after the ...

Surrealism and integrity are two ingredients that one generally doesn't expect at the same time and in the same place. Yet, both Thomas Pynchon and Maxine Hong Kingston have been able to meld the two into a coherent whole. This 5 page paper examines the postmodern stories: Pynchon's short story on Entropy, and ...

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