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40 pages discussing from a feminist's viewpoint how changing social structures have brought about "the Feminization of poverty." Numerous case studies are backed-up by relevant statistical data to prove thesis. Bibliography lists 20+ 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.

A 5 page paper discussing women's rights and abortion. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 6 page philosophical argument for the right to life of women seeking abortions over the right to life of the fetus. The argument focuses on the theme of dominance. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

This 8 page argument supports a woman's right to make the decision to have an abortion. The debate has raged for decades and its time to say enough is enough! Bibliography list seven sources.

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 ...

A 7 page discussion of the issues surrounding abortion. Written largely from a Canadian perspective but covers basic factors which interplay to convince a woman to seek an abortion. Concludes that it is the woman's responsibility to make the decision as to whether abortion is justifiable in her particular situation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page analysis of the first two chapters of Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy, edited by Thomas Mappes and Jane Zembaty, which deals with the moral problems of abortion and euthanasia. The arguments that are presented, both pro and con, conservative and liberal, are summarized and discussed. No additional sources cited.

A 4 page argumentative essay examining the controversy surrounding pornography. The writer discusses the negativity and danger of porn and argues against it from a social (not moral) perspective. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of the changing role of women in the American workforce and demonstrates their changing influence and the call for equality. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

4 pages discussing trends towards greater corporate interests in providing for the care of their employees' children. (child care, policies, laws, cyber-commuting etc;) Includes 2 FREE demographic pie charts and bibliography listing 4 sources.

A 7 page research paper on the current status of the universal health care program in Canada, as well as predictions on how well it will have survived the first decades of the twenty-first century. Particular emphasis is laid on women's health funding, which now is threatened to some degree by budget cuts. Bibliography lists ...

Women & The Mafia

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper looks at the roles women play in the Mafia and how the role has evolved over time to one that is slightly more active. Despite the change in female participation, Mafia families remain patriarchal in nature and wives are still put on pedestals. A look at the phenomenon is taken with ...

Date Rape

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page analysis of date rape {behavior} with relevance to attribution theory. Excellent for those studying criminology. Bibliography lists 12+ sources.

Date Rape # 2

  • 8 page paper

The phenomenon of date rape and its sociological causes are explored in this 8 page paper. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page research overview on the issues and effectiveness of response by campus administrators. The writer provides that campuses are still not responding appropriately to the issues. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

15 pages in length. While the anti-pornography movement has taken over the debate, the anti-censorship feminists have a valid argument that pornography is beneficial to women in many ways; however, this argument has not been given due respect and attention. The writer discusses the various aspects of pornography that are beneficial to women, ...

A 12 page paper detailing the injustices women often have to face as the victims of violent crimes from not only the criminal but also the law enforcement personnel who are responsible for investigating crime, the criminal justice system which is responsible for litigating such crimes, and the media which often gives an unfair view ...

A 5 page paper critiquing Linda Flynn's publication named above, an investigation into both observed and reported health practices of homeless urban women. Where medical records were lacking, the author attempted to estimate the level of health care these women had known previous to their homeless life. Limited to data collection only by ...

Homeless Women

  • 20 page paper

A 20 page paper discussing the increasing problem of women and homelessness, the factors contributing to homelessness among women, and the structure of our society that punishes impoverished people for trying to rise above their poverty and find a way out. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Women in the Workplace

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper on the statistics of earnings and achievement of women in the workplace. The writer posits that although advancements have been made, current indices and future predictions require change in business and government policy. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 10 page research paper chronicles the evolution of U.S. abortion legislation by examining landmark Supreme Court case law decisions. Specifically discussed are historic cases including Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), Roe v. Wade (1973), Harris v. McRae (1980), and Akron v. Akron Center For Reproductive Health, Inc. (1983). Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 5 page paper provides an analysis of the hearings which took place in 1991 regarding allegations of sexual harassment by Clarence Thomas. An evaluation of linguistic techniques and rhetoric used by both Thomas and Anita Hill are included. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 8 page legal memo outlines the basic elements of a case of a New Jersey woman who was raped and the charges against her accuser. This paper outlines the New Jersey legal statute for sexual assault, and then uses case information to support the legal claims of the woman against her attacker.

A 10 page examination of the 1991 congressional hearing regarding Anita Hill's allegations of sexual harassment against then nominee for the Supreme Court Clarence Thomas, the public perceptionof the case, and the overall impact. Biblioography lists six sources.

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