Essays and Research Papers on Other Cultures

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This 3 page paper examines the role of women in business. One study is the focus of attention but several authors, studies and theoretical material is referenced. Bibliography includes 3 sources.

10 pages in length. The extent to which women played an integral role in the transition of ancient Kemet is both grand and far-reaching; that the female gender served to rule this traditional African civilization speaks to the hierarchical tendency to place women in a position of power. Bibliography lists 8 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 ...

The role of the woman in Judaism is explored in this 4 page essay that uses Judith R. Baskin's book Jewish Women In Historical Perspective. Baskin edits an anthology that delves into various time periods and places around the world. All essays focus on the role of women in the Jewish tradition. Baskin's book is ...

This 8 page paper discusses the complicated link between women and religion in the Middle East which has been a source of debate for centuries. The paper considers whether religion reinforces female oppression or provides opportunities for women - or a combination of both. The discussion includes the rights the Quran gives women, the way ...

A 10 page paper that analyzes the treatment of women in ancient Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism, in light of contemporary views of gender equity. It focuses on three criteria to measure each faith's levels of misogyny: limits of participation in religious practices, perceptions as temptresses, and importance of domestic roles. Bibliography lists eight sources.

This 8 page paper considers how religion has made the world a predominately patriarchal society which has facilitated the abuse of women many forms. The paper considers physical abuse, mental abuse and abuse through the withholding of basic human rights. Religions discussed include Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

5 pages in length. Women and religion have historically been at odds with each other, inasmuch as most religious tenets have placed the female gender well below the socially, politically, economic and education status of men. While not all religions reflect the same degree of oppressiveness, such as with Judaism, Christianity and Hinduism, ...

Gender Roles In Brazil

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper. The writer emphasizes three aspects of life: relationships, religion and the media. Women's roles in each are briefly discussed. The practice of honor killings is included in the discussion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Women in Islam

  • 9 page paper

A 9 page paper which examines the role and position of women in the religion of Islam. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 3 page paper takes a look at gender differences in this nation. Several aspects are discussed, including the ratio of males to females, citizenship and religion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 15 page research paper that offers an examination of international law and looks specifically at the issues associated with abortion, assisted reproductive technologies and surrogacy. The focus is on how statutory language is utilized and the implications that this holds for male interaction with specific legal codes. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

An 11 page paper which examines the position of women and philosophy in the time of the Greeks. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines the roles and positions of women in ancient Greece and Rome. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A paper which looks at Sue Blundell's "Women in Ancient Greece", an important text which draws on numerous contemporary sources in order to build up a comprehensive picture of the life of women of the period, despite the cultural filters of a strictly patriarchal system.

Women in Mythology

  • 14 page paper

A 14 page paper that presents the complex roles of women in mythology and the three major categories in which most mythological women can be placed. This paper also demonstrates the way in which culture determines the roles of women, and utilizes a variety of mythologies, from the myths of medieval England to those of ...

A 5 page essay on how the characters of Clytemnestra, Jocasta, Antigone and Medea from ancient Greek plays demonstrate certain aspects of how ancient Greeks viewed the role of women in society and women in general. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines the roles and positions of ancient Greek and Roman women. The paper also makes mention of the Etruscan women, who influenced how Roman women approached their position in society. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page paper which examines women in Caribbean history. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

In five pages this paper considers the history of wedding dresses in an overview that includes its evolution through three historical periods (Medieval, Victorian, Modern), and its distinctive development in three countries (India, Taiwan, and the United States). Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

A 5 page paper looking at the way social influences in the nineteenth century limited women's options by limiting their boundaries to the home. The paper shows that many women who would have loved a purely domestic life could not have it because the financial support on which they were supposed to rely -- men ...

A 5 page discussion of the importance of traditional Indian dance. The author emphasizes that art in general, and dance specifically, is an evolving phenomena. It is one offering tremendous value to contemporary women, however, in that it offers them connection to their own culture as well as inner strength facilitating communication with other ...

10 pages in length. The quest for human rights has perpetuated since man first tapped into his higher level of intelligence and realized he, as a species, has privileges that are specific to and embraced by people. This single aspect, in and of itself, has not posed any controversy throughout the ages, however, ...

This 7 page paper explores the vast differences that exist in these two countries in terms of gender equality. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

6 pages in length. Ghassan Hage's White Nation: Fantasies of White Supremacy in a Multicultural Society, Naila Kabeer's "The Structure of Revealed Preference: Race, Community, and Female Labour Supply in the London Clothing Industry" and Harsha Walia's "Colonialism, Capitalism and the Making of the Apartheid System of Migration in Canada: Part II" all make ...

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