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5 pages in length. There are times when women are able to become invisible, although these times are usually not of the women's choosing. Neither is this ability something that is usually a good thing; although perhaps becoming invisible can help ease the pain a woman must suffer. Two stories in which the main protagonist becomes invisible ...

Women in Management

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page research paper that briefly examines the disparities that continue to exist in regards to gender and management in US corporations. The last paragraph of the essay consists of tutorial language advising the student on how to respond to the information given in the research on a personal level. Bibliography lists 4 sources. ...

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.

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.

A 14 page paper which discusses women and their involvement in religion in the South. The paper covers the history of this involvement. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

An 8 page research paper that offers a summary and analysis of a PBS documentary,"The Last Abortion Clinic," a film that was written, produce and directed by Raney Aronson-Rath (2005). Bibliography liss 7 sources.


  • 6 page paper

The controversial issue is explored in this 6 page paper. Three countries, Japan, Italy and the United States are considered along with three religions of Buddhism, Catholicism and Protestantism. The thesis maintains that the influence of religion concerning abortion exists throughout the world among various religions and has served to ironically increase abortion by ...

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.

A 10 page paper. Women have always been more involved in religion than men, despite the fact that men have always held the positions of authority and power in the churches. Women were, in fact, instrumental in the spread of Christianity to the Roman Empire. One of the major challenges church pastors face is ...

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.

This is a 5 page paper discussing some problems in regards to family as public or private matters. In the Australian social and legal system, several aspects of private family relationships are considered public concerns. While public concern for spousal abuse may be considered as beneficial to women who are abused, there are still many ...

A 5 page paper which discusses three different exhibits from the National Women’s History Museum. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 11 page paper looks at the violence that has been proliferated by the pro-life movement. Various groups and individuals are named. The history of the movement is discussed in light of the history of abortion rights. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 5 page paper analyzing Ptacek's review of the legal complications facing a woman who has been battered by her husband or significant partner. Ptacek's book stands out in three critical areas. In addition to considering the effects of men's violence on the daily lives of women, "Battered Women in the Courtroom-The ...

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, ...

An 8 page discussion of the provisions of the 1998 Welfare Revision Act which emphasizes taking people off the welfare rolls and putting them to work. Approaches the provisions of the act from the perspective of rural women, noting transportation and childcare concerns as well as inequitable pay between men and women. Concludes ...

Supporting the theme that theater reflects gender polarization, this paper examines the role of women in theater by examining theater in Ancient Greece and discussing a modern-day play, "Waiting for the Parade." Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 10 page paper argues that it is because women can bear children that they have been in subserviatn positions historically. Historical information is provided about Ancient Greece and Medieval times. Bibliography lists 8 sources

A 6 page paper that considers the issue of animal abuse and relates it to childhood history of abuse and neglect and to problematic behaviors in adulthood. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 6 page paper discusses some of the women who have been politically active throughout American history. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Recent interest in feminist theory have brought about a spate of books and articles that 'explain' the roots of feminism and attempt to give an overall view of the 'waves' of activity throughout the history of the movement. Sheila Tobias' book, Faces of Feminism: An Activist's Reflections on the Women's Movement, has not only ...

It is naturally assumed and probably correct that the women's movement began in the latter two decades of the nineteenth century. By the early 1930's, it was believed that gender roles had been culturally constructed in such a manner as to preclude such access by perpetrating a system of subjugation and beliefs that women ...

This 10 page research paper examines the federally-established program known as WIC (Women, Infants and Children). Specifically discussed is the agency's history, current available information on program eligibility and benefits, its goal and program objectives, standards and criteria, services, and some suggestions on how the WIC program could be more effective. Bibliography lists 7 ...

A 6 page paper discussing the Women's, Infants, and Children's supplemental food program. Beginning with its history, it describes how the program works, who is eligible, and discusses the various problems the government has had paying for it. Bibliography lists seven sources.

Somalian Women

  • 10 page paper

There continues to be discrimination, violence and a certain adherence to the old traditions, however, the women of Somalia have taken a stand and forged a new identity upon which a role for them will emerge in the future. This 10 page paper explores the political, cultural and economic history of Somalia in terms of the role women ...

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