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The Role of Gender and Ethnicity in Perceptions of Rape and Its Aftereffects by L Schneide - An Elderly woman, normally a target in an unsafe neighborhood, carries a satchel of cash. It is the receipt of today's betting and the neighborhood knows robbing her would result in punishment that would be swift and certain, unlike the legal system. The retaliation preserves the mob's reputation and honor. The threat precludes an attack in the first place. Ed Vega's "Spanish Roulette" is about retaliation to preserve honor after a rape. The story is about Sixto, a peace-loving Spanish poet. Lino, a local gang member and drug dealer, rapes Sixto’s sister Mandy....   [tags: tamler sommers, gender, ethnicity]
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Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Therapy - Personal Reflection Paper Before this course, there were many rumors about how it progressed and what would be taught. So at the beginning, which was not so long ago, these rumors were percolating in my head and have created a sort of stigma concerning learning about social context within clinical practice. I hope by the end of the quarter this set of rumor is put to rest and there is much learned to apply to my current and future clinical practice. Relational Assessment Social Context Race and ethnicity can influence a client’s experience of self and others in a variety of ways....   [tags: psychology, postmodern approach]
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To What Extent Does Difference in Gender, Ethnicity and Class Influence Health Inequalities? - Health is a large cause of one of the most important social divisions in society, with a divide existing between those whom are healthy and those who are not. Your health largely impacts the quality of life which you can lead, meaning there is those who are healthy and can lead a good quality of life, and those whose quality of life is impaired by illness and the potential illness surrounding their lives. The divisions which create health inequalities affect many aspects of everyday life. Though this division is sometimes just down to pure chance, there are structural factors which mean that those who face ill health often come from particular groups....   [tags: social class, the priviledged vs the poor]
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Race and Ethnicity in Social Sciences - Use of the Terms "Race" and "Ethnicity" in the Social Sciences Defining identity can be complex and therefore we have to investigate the factors involved that make us who we are and how we are seen by others, collectively or individually. Social scientists have to consider the key elements which shape identity, the importance of social structures and agency involved. The differences and/or similarities between us are the focus that categorise and label us in society. Knowing who we are is important for many reasons including, social rights, obtaining a passport, housing, health, employment, marriage, and over all, being able to ascertain who we are, and belong....   [tags: Identity Gender Class Ethnicity]
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Lung Cancer: The Relationship Between Gender, Age, and Ethnicity - ... The responses were: male (2,969) or female (4,696). Second, “Which one or more of the following would you say is your race?” The responses were: White (5853); African American (743); Asian (227); American Indian/Alaskan Native (179); Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander (30); refused (42); and don’t know (99). Finally, “How likely do you think it is that you will develop cancer in the future. Would you say your chances of getting cancer is…” The responses were: very low (1,130); somewhat low (1,729); moderate (2,872); somewhat high (995); very high (353); refused (27); and don’t know (217)....   [tags: survey, HINTS, cancer related data]
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The Portrayal of Gender, Ethnicity and Class in Two of Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories - The Portrayal of Gender, Ethnicity and Class in Two of Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories Arthur Conan Doyle was a well known writer during the Victorian Era and still is today. He was famous for his stories. One of his books had a fictional character that caught people's attention. This character is a spectacular detective, Sherlock Holmes. People loved Sherlock Holmes so much because he always solves the case and always defeat evil. In fact, in one of Arthur's short story, 'The Speckled Band', Sherlock Holmes was described as "the Scotland Yard Jack-in-office" and "the busybody!" This period of time is called the Victorian Era because the ruler during this time wa...   [tags: Papers] 989 words
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Students' Attitudes Towards Mobile Learning and Mobile Device Usage in the U.S. and Israel Universities - The concept of mobile learning has been around for the past decade. One most unique characteristic of mobile learning is its ubiquity, which allows students to access learning resources anytime and anywhere (M. El-Hussein & Cronje, 2010). In order to explore the pedagogical value of mobile learning, educators have incorporated mobile learning into the classroom and many have discovered its positive effects on students’ engagement and motivation (Hwang & Chang, 2011). The use of mobile devices also have enhanced authentic learning and personalized instruction (Ju-Ling, Chien-Wen, & Gwo-Jen, 2010; Sha, Looi, Chen, & Zhang, 2012; Song, Wong, & Looi, 2012)....   [tags: technology, gender, ethnicity] 834 words
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Political Ideologies on Education in the UK - Social policy is based around the ideologies of those in government to ensure that every individual with in society is treated equally thought out life so that they are able to receive the same opportunities and access to all areas such as health care, education and welfare help according to their needs. Because of the harsh conditions that the country was, experiencing after World War 2 the Prime Minister Winston Churchill commissioned a report, Beveridge (1942) to try to overcome the country’s social problems and to help those who were suffering from the effects of poverty....   [tags: Gender, Ethnicity, Social Class]
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Affirmative Action Policy - I will begin by explaining what an affirmative action policy is and will also provide an example of a situation where an affirmative action policy is being used. Next, I will argue that affirmative action policies are not morally justifiable because affirmative action policies reward the wrong minorities and punish the wrong non-minorities, and affirmative action policies do not support a meritocratic society. Lastly, I will state how an individual for affirmative action policies would respond to these ideas....   [tags: gender, ethnicity, race, religion] 1310 words
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Data Collected from the Article Juvenile Gun Ownership in the USA: Current Knowledge and Future Directions - ... The first type of samples were drawn by the researchers and resulted in a response rate of 33 percent. The administrators drew samples as well and resulted in a 46 percent rate. Those low responses rates sadly made generalization not possible. This meant that they had to use available data to begin looking for new ways to study juvenile gun ownership. Looking back at the data the student survey didn’t represent the United States youth. Females weren’t recorded because usually males have more weapon related incidents....   [tags: weapons, gender, ethnicity]
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The Role of Language in Creating and Reinforcing Social Distinctions Such as Class, Ethnicity, and Gender - The Role of Language in Creating and Reinforcing Social Distinctions Such as Class, Ethnicity, and Gender It is said in a myth that people were once trying to build a giant latter to heaven so God made them all diverse by making portions of the people look different and speak different language. The now diverse people of earth felt annoyed and human nature took its ugly toll and separation and distinctions were made, they all scatter throughout the world. God did this so that the people would not be able to communicate therefore not be able to build the great ladder that was threatening heaven....   [tags: Papers] 543 words
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We Are What We Buy - We are what we buy We live in an era of constant change, where things evolve with a speed so high that we can hardly keep up with it. We are faced with a wide-range of choices in every field of our lives and we constantly have to educate ourselves in order to make the best decisions. Specifically in the field of shopping people encounter so many options that sometimes the reasons of a purchase can say as much about a person as ethnicity, religion or gender can. In order to consume we have to produce first, therefore Lowenthal`s statement is completely reasonable: “We called the heroes of the past “idols of production”: we feel entitled to call the present day heroes “idols of consumpt...   [tags: ethnicity, religion, gender, consumption] 1256 words
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Cultural Diversity in Early America - When studying the stories about the lives of early Americans, the discovery of just how culturally diverse they were cannot be missed. Such richness and history in the making, yet such sadness as we read the powerful lines that tell their story. With the great influential writers such as Bryant, Irving and Cooper, whom set stage for all during the Romantic Period between 1830-1865 to the young brilliant novelists who followed with such stamina, passion and strength, such as Hawthorn, Simms and Melvin; how could one not explode with great learning, as their souls were laid out for us to bear....   [tags: religion, ethnicity, gender]
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Understanding One’s Identity - Understanding one’s Identity “Who am I” is a question that most teens find themselves asking at some point during their adolescence. A person’s identity is not made up of just one thing it includes their religion, ethnicity, occupation, physicality, gender, and sexuality. Understanding one’s identity means to fully understand all of these completely different aspects of one self. In The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall, Stephen Gordon struggles with understanding her identity and her inversion....   [tags: Ethnicity, Occupation, Physicality, Gender]
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Diversity and Ethnicity in the Workplace - Let’s be lefties. Trying to be a lefty was quite challenging for me. Me being a righty, trying to get accustomed to doing things on my left hand made me extremely confused and frustrated me a bit. It wasn’t that I was not able to do my task that frustrated me; it was the amount of time that it took me to accomplish one task. This experiment took me back ten plus years back when I first moved to the states. It made me reflect back on how back then I felt as though I was doing things on my left hand instead of my right....   [tags: Gender, Women] 575 words
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Race and Ethnicity in America - Race and Ethnicity   Since the country’s beginning, race, gender, and class have been very important factors in a person’s experience in the United States of America. The meaning of race, gender differences, and the separation of class have changed over United States history. For many Americans, their perceptions of class and race and the degree to which gender affect people’s lives, often depends on what their race, gender, and class are, too. There are differences between the reality of America, what is represented as American reality in media, and the perceived reality of America....   [tags: connection between race, gender, class]
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It's Time For a Gay or Lesbian Disney Hero - The Walt Disney Company is well-known the world over for its magical “once upon a times” and wholesome “happily ever afters.” Stories like Cinderella, Snow White, and The Little Mermaid all feature captivating tales of beautiful young women who are pure of heart seeking adventure and true love. Disney paints the picture of a strong sense of faith and love, which act as guiding forces that provide access to a lifetime of happiness. Unfortunately, these stories all lack a crucial sense of diversity in today’s emerging and multicultural world....   [tags: race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality]
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Ethnicity and Female Equality: A personal Opinion - Abstract The subject of my essay will be a compilation of facts and opinions on the role of ethnicity and gender on female status in the United States. Equality for females and males is influenced by ones ethnicity, by the media, by stereotypes, and by the myth of equal rights. The research methods that will be used for this essay will be only the personal opinions of the author of this essay. One believes that the findings of this essay will show that ethnicity and media generated stereotypes influence gender roles and that inequality for females is a fact of life. Ethnicity and Female Equality: A Personal Opinion The role of ethnicity plays an important part in our society's view and...   [tags: Sociology Gender Roles] 1535 words
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The Role of Gender In Substance Addiction - The Role of Gender In Substance Addiction Socio-Cultural Dimensions in Counseling Submitted by: D Cooper December 19, 2013 Introduction This research paper will examine the issue of gender and its role in influiencing substance use. Specifically, this paper will address the issue as to what gender is more likely to engage in substance use and why, as well as the possible and promising substance abuse treatment options that may be available. Most of he articles that I will be referring in this paper will focus on marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol use in relation to African American, Caucasian, and Latino ethnic groups....   [tags: ethnicity, tobacco, marijuana, alcohol]
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Ethnicity and Group Rights - Ethnicity and Group Rights ABSTRACT: Recent developments in biology have made it possible to acquire more and more precise information concerning our genetic makeup. There are four groups of people who may want to know about our genes. First, we ourselves can have an interest in being aware of own health status. Second, there are people who are genetically linked with us, and who can have an interest in the knowledge. Third, individuals with whom we have contracts and economic arrangements may have an interest in knowing about our genetic makeup....   [tags: Sociology Race Gender Essays] 3149 words
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Effectiveness of New Gender Responsive Strategies - Since the early 1970’s gender has increasingly played a role in development discourse, policy and planning. Within the fields of refugee and forced migration studies however, gender analysis had been sorely neglected until the mid 1980’s. This essay will consider the origins of contemporary notions of ‘gender’ within the social sciences and argue that it is relational, concerning both men and women, and that it is a primary factor in organising social lives and argue that gender is a key factor to the access of power, as is ethnicity and class, and that these too are gendered constructs....   [tags: Gender]
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Gender and Music Preference - Gender and Music Preference There are so many different forms and genres of music that people admire. Even older genres that have seemed to die out still have fans such as disco or polka. Many researchers discuss why people favor the music that they do. This has been a popular topic in music research considering how important music has become in everyday life. Music is played in the car, on the internet, on cellphones, and even behind commercials on television. It is hard to imagine a world without it....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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International Capitalism and Gender - International economic forces has the ability to transform a society for better or for worse; but, divorcing from their influence when things go south is not simple, for a culture becomes embedded in a transnational system of politics and economics that dictates the culture’s role within the big picture of capitalism. To make sense of changes that occur as a result of capitalism, society defines the meanings of the networks that form society (e.g., kinship or ethnicity). One category we continuously see being utilized is that of gender, a social construct that allows us to comprehend differences between groups of people....   [tags: Capitalism and Gender] 1256 words
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The Argument for and Against Gender Quotas - Discuss the arguments for and against gender quotas aimed at increasing the percentage of women in national parliaments. Consider the implications of your argument for different quota systems. The debate regarding gender identities in politics is today a protruding aspect in our society. Both the domestic and international gender roles and norms are central in the developments in the field of political science and International Relations. The inclusion of women into formal politics through quota systems is one of the key issues in focus for both the current societal debate as well as much of the academic work in the field....   [tags: gender identities, affirmative actions]
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Race, Ethnicity, and Hate Crimes - 1. Define the following terms in one to two sentences each. Ethnocentrism, hate crime, stereotype. Ethnocentrism can be defined as an individual’s belief that the ethnic group or cultural they identify with is superior to all others. “The ethnocentric person judges other groups and other cultures by the standards of his or her own group” (Schaefer 34). A hate crime is a crime, usually involving violence or intimidation committed against others based partially or entirely on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation or membership in another social group....   [tags: ethnocentrism, hate crime, stereotype]
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Gender and Rescue services in Crisis Management research - Gender and Rescue services in Crisis Management research Research on crisis often discusses decision making in crisis and have been developed by scholars in political science like Hermann (1963) Allison (1971) George (1980) and Vertzberg (1990). This research has often focused on crisis and decision making in international politics. In Sweden there are research concerning different aspects of crisis, as crisis communication, learning after crisis, relations between public and private. During the 1990’s research about crisis more broadly as a social and technological crisis have developed (´t Hart, Charles and Parker 1989, Rosenthal, Boin and Comfort 2001)....   [tags: Gender Roles, Gender Mainstream] 1505 words
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Gender Equality In The Workplace - INTRODUCTION Rapid changes in the global economic market entail transformations affecting not only the external environment of organizations, but also its internal operations and processes (Hall, 2008; Hodgetts, 2002). One important change that has altered the nature of contemporary organization is the “acknowledgement, development and systematic use of the skills and knowledge of employees” (Ramirez et al 2007, p 496). The central role of employees’ participation in the success of the organization involves not only “high performance work systems… [but] they also involve the decentralization of decisions and work enrichment that is providing employees with opportunities for involvement in...   [tags: Gender Diversity in Workplace]
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Proposal of a Research Essay: Ethnicity and Race - The following proposal consists of five parts which summarize our aims and sources for our assessment of research essay: 1. The broad topic that we have selected is Ethnicity and Race. 2. This broad topic has further been broken down to focus mainly on the level or quality of health care received by people of particular racial and ethnic groups and how this may differ, providing that any difference is found between these groups. For the purpose of this essay, the concept of health care refers to both medical and psychological health care....   [tags: Bibliography, Trinidad] 856 words
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Gender Inequality in Hollywood - Stereotypes in our society are not uncommon. We come across them every day without realizing it. It is in our human nature to create expectations of the people around us, which could be based upon their ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender or other factors. Stereotypes help us categorize a vast group of people that we may not know anything about, to think that they are smaller and less intimidating. I believe that the blame for these cookie-cutter patterns can lead directly back to the media in every sense of the word....   [tags: stereotypes, media, gender inequality, movies ]
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The Value of Gender and How it Represents the Body in Society - In order to answer the question I would like to explain in brief the value of gender and the ways it represents the body in the society. The term “Gender “and “Race “is by now used so frequently in academic discussions. While sex differences are rooted in biology how we come to understand and perform gender is based on culture. As it is said by ( Byers & Dell ) that we always view culture “ as a process through which people circulate and struggle social relations, and therefore, our selves. “ and on the other hand Race has no longer been seen as a biological type....   [tags: bodies, gender, sociology, ]
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Analysis of Gender Sterotyping of the Television Show the Big Bang Theory - Gender stereotypes are constantly around us in today’s society and are something we virtually cannot escape. Some individuals may learn gender stereotypes from their family or from peer influences, but one of the biggest contributors to this that is sometimes unnoticed is the media. An analysis of the television show The Big Bang Theory reveals one important aspect of the media: the messages it portrays about gender. Stereotyping is the belief that all individuals with a common characteristic are the same in certain aspects....   [tags: sterotyping, media, gender] 878 words
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Gender Identity and Social Structures - Gender Identity and Social Structures What is meant by identity. Firstly this essay is going to explore what is meant by identity. Identity is made up of individual characteristics by which a person is known. Internal factors such as physical appearance, personality, mental ability and sex would have an effect on a person’s identity. Then there are the external factors such as family, class, religion, culture, occupation and nationality which would influence one’s identity. Then, even beyond all these personal and social structures, societal opinions about gender, race, culture, ethnicity and nationality must have an impact on identity....   [tags: Gender Socialization Sociology Essays] 1283 words
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Educational Leader and Gender Equality - 1. What insights have I gained about my role as an educational leader from these chapters. One of the key insights that I have gained through the chapters assigned is that too often people examine discrimination in schools primarily based on race or ethnicity, and we often overlook issues that involve religion, sex and sexual orientation. Issues of religion, sexuality and gender are all areas that continue to be hot topic issues in today’s society and even more so in our schools. The chapters provide very good points to ponder and consider when dealing with these issues....   [tags: religion, diversity, gender equality] 1535 words
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Gender Gap in the Work Force - Gender disparity impacts numerous aspects of everyday life. It influences our work or interactions with others and our home life. It impacts our work by the jobs and positions that certain genders obtain and their salaries. Likewise, it controls how we react to others based on expectations made for our gender. For instance, those who work in customer service tend to be female and are expected to be kind to put customers at ease. It impacts families through the division of work given to spouses based on their gender or perhaps their income....   [tags: gender gap, work force discrimination] 563 words
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Intersection of Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality define Social Positions in Alice Walkers The Color Purple - Sedgewick observes, one’s social position is affected by various axis of classification such as gender, sexuality, race, class and the interplay of these social identities. In The Color Purple by Alice walker, Sedgewick’s observations ring true. Celie, the main character in Walker’s novel, is a perfect example of these observations put forth by Sedgewick. Celie’s social position is indicative of her gender, sexuality, race, and class; as a Black woman living in Georgia in 1910 to 1940, one can expect to witness the general ‘acceptable’ racism present within the novel towards people of color....   [tags: social positions, classification, gender, race]
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Comparative Gender Mainstreaming in a Global Era by Walby - For my analysis I have chosen the article Comparative Gender Mainstreaming in a Global Era, written by Walby from the Institute of Women´s studies at Lancaster University. This essay analyses gender mainstreaming as a new form of feminist policies, which is often contested. But there are more issues to discuss. The essay deals with several key words: gender, gender equality and inequality, gender mainstreaming, intersectionality, gender politics. These terms describe the different processes which are often interrelated....   [tags: equal rights, feminism, gender equality]
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Effects of Gender on Education - Effects of Gender on Education This topic is also well discussed in many of the standard textbooks, but a bit unevenly and a bit oddly. Thus Haralambos and Holborn (1990), or Barnard and Burgess (1996) have good sections specifically on gender and educational achievement. However, rather strangely, the section on education is treated almost entirely as a sort of empirical matter and not linked very well to the other admirable sections on gender generally, or gender in the family or work sections....   [tags: Gender Education Sexuality Media Essays]
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The Social Construction of Gender - Different culture and different periods of history construct gender differently. Due to the social construction of gender, gender always ranks women below men of the same race and class. The rich details of the historical and field studies have given the notion that violence is always related to masculinities. Men is always referred as the subject of the action “violence against female” when speaking of the phrase “violence toward women”. Men privilege has existed because of the multicultural cultural masculinities....   [tags: masculinity, violence, inequalities] 769 words
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Gender Stereotypes and the Beauty Myth - Dewing and Foster has proposed that a unisexual beauty myth may result in sexual equality. Therefore the purpose of this assignment is to investigate the impact beauty has on men and women. Thus, I look at how and why gender stereotypes and the beauty myth exist. Furthermore, I am also going to investigate how traditional beliefs of masculinity have changed. In addition, I also discuss the consequences that arise for men and women, because of the beauty myth. Lastly I will discuss the interrelation between gender and age and how double standards apply for ageing men and women in society....   [tags: sexual equality, femininity, masculinity]
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Gender Inequality at a Workplace - Gender Inequality at a Workplace Historically, males and females normally assume different kinds of jobs with varying wages in the workplace. These apparent disparities are widely recognized and experienced across the globe, and the most general justification for these differences is that they are the direct outcomes of discrimination or traditional gender beliefs—that women are the caregivers and men are the earners. However, at the turn of the new century women have revolutionized their roles in the labor market....   [tags: women, salary, wages] 1117 words
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Gender Diversity in the Workplace - In a world that has grown increasingly smaller due to mass media, world travel, and readily available information, the workplace has grown increasingly diverse in both gender and cultural aspects. Individuals no longer live and work within the confines of their geographic locations. At almost any position with any company the individual employee is a part of a larger world economy that harvests assets from the ends of the earth. Because of this, companies seek to capitalize on diversity to become more creative and flexible in their business models....   [tags: Workplace Diversity]
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Socially Constructed Stereotypes in All in the Family, The Jefferson’s and The Cosby Show. - Eye witness accounts of events are not always accurate. The accounts depicted by depend on how witnesses read the situation. The same is true when interpreting the depiction of race and/or ethnicity in media productions. Because situations gain meaning through the process of social construction (the interpretation of a situation based on one’s knowledge), the same event can be viewed and internalized by witnesses who render opposing viewpoints. This analysis will compare the depiction and rejection of socially constructed stereotypes relative to race and ethnicity in three situation comedies: All in the Family, The Jefferson’s and The Cosby Show....   [tags: Race, Ethnicity, Stereotypes]
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What Makes Up Our Identity? - What defines us. What makes up our identity. May it be religion, nationalism, ethnicity, mode of livelihood, or gender/family; we all have traits that identify us. For some, identity may be good, or for others, bad. Amy Tan uses Ethnicity, Gender/ Family, and Religion to describe how she feels about identity. Mary Matsuda Gruenewald also Utilizes Ethnicity, Gender/Family, and Religion express her feelings for Identity. Lila Abu-Lughod believed that Identities are not natural, permanent, or fixed....   [tags: identity, ethnicity, religion] 1448 words
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To What Extent Has Social Policy Tackled Social Divisions - The following essay will be discussing the extent to which social policy has tackled social divisions by mainly focusing on a group of people that belong to the same cultural background or share the same traditions and cultural values. . Social policy inspects social services and the welfare state. Its main goal is to tackle social issues that occur within societies, those issues usually involve an infringement to our human rights or an interpretation of what is ‘normal’ behaviour to one that deviates from the norm....   [tags: ethnicity, sociological analysis]
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Analyzing Race and Colorblindness in Academics - The word diversity is indispensible in college pamphlets. Pictures of multicultural friendships permeate across each page in hopes of providing a mirrored image for prospective students. These pictures suggest a promised safe place for young adults of all backgrounds. However, in the instance of San Jose State University, one could argue their actions differ from the pictured proposal. Their main focus became avoiding liability rather than facilitating a safe environment for ethnic difference. This mentality typically reflects a view that claims acts of active racism and blatant bigotry should take the forefront of discussion while their comprising acts of passive racism are left behind....   [tags: diversity, education, ethnicity]
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Feminist Theories and Gender - Contributions made in society by dominate women increased a loftier voice to the feminist theory. The feminist theory analyses the status quo of women and men in society using current and historical forbearances to better a women’s life. However, the metamorphoses between race, class, ethnicity, and age have a communal ground to gender. Feminist theories perspectives provide logical contrivances in which historical mediators examine the inequalities and build justifiable arguments to support particular dialogue for a change....   [tags: Feminism, Equality]
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Gender Analysis of Loser by Lady Saw - Statement: Below is a gender analysis of “Loser”, a popular Caribbean dancehall song by Lady Saw. The writer believes this song effectively portrays subjective perspectives on roles of men and women, gender relationships, issues of power, sexuality and patriarchal attitudes towards social constructs of homophobia and prostitution. The likely impacts of the results of the analysis will be concluded. “In Caribbean popular music, there is no shortage of songs whose representations of gender, from a North American liberal or left perspective, would seem controversial.” (Manuel, 1995) This statement gives insight into the fact that the Caribbean, as a cultural space, is adept at introducing gend...   [tags: carribean, sexuality, relationships]
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Gender Equity in Health and Health Care - Introduction It is often challenging to have health care services that meet the needs of Canada’s diverse population and the needs of both men and women. Gender influences access to care and women in particular are at risk for face difficulties to care (Ontario Women`s Health Equity Report, 2010 p.1). Women are more likely to be poor and have greater caregiver responsibilities in contrast to men. These both factors are barriers to accessing health services. The way the health care system is organized creates barriers to accessing effective care for women because it has failed to take into account that men and women use the health care system very differently....   [tags: Women's Rights, Medical Reform]
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Disparities in Higher Education: Leadership and Gender - Introduction When Drew Gilpin Faust was selected as the 28th president of Harvard University in February 2007, a flurry of news and opinion articles marked a new era in higher education administration. She was described as “friendly, collaborative, a consensus builder, and a good administrator,” noting a change not just in institutional direction for Harvard, but in leadership style, too (Bornstein 2007, p. 21). In response to the publication of Sheryl Sandberg’s best-selling book, “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” higher education researchers Kelly Ward and Pamela Eddy applied the book’s content to women in higher education....   [tags: Professional World, Sexism Issues]
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Sex and Gender - Sex and Gender The terms employed most frequently to describe the differences between men and women are 'sex' and 'gender'. Sex refers to the differing physical attributes of women and men (Lee, Shaw). The categories of sex are male and female. In every society sex differences are given social meanings. Social identity, which is confessed on the basis of assumed sexual differences, is called "gender" (Lee, Shaw)....   [tags: Papers] 1187 words
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Against Racial Profiling - ... when Leon shot President McKinley, Parker punched hem on the face, knocking the assassin down and disarming him. Czolgosz admitted during court, “I would have shot more but I was stunned by a blow in the face, a frightful blow that knocked me down and then everybody jumped on me!" McKinley’s life was extended for more than two weeks thanks to Parker, and as ironic as it seems, Parker saved the assassins life. After the assassin was disarmed, the people wanted to lynch Leon Czolgosz on the spot but McKinley, still alive thanks again to Parker ,commanded the crowd not to hurt the assassin....   [tags: ethnicity, nationality, race, religion] 1327 words
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Revolution of Marriage - Marriage has taken a drastic turn throughout the past years; there have been new laws, regulations, and new marriages all together in these years. Race, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and class, all play a role in the cycle of marriage. With the new changes that have happened within marriages, those new developments have been looked at the most when a couple is going to gets married. One can possibly learn new facts and gain more knowledge about the new revolution marriage has taken after reading this essay....   [tags: race, homosexuals, ethnicity] 959 words
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Religion and Ethnicity around the World - I have never been considered good in geography let alone cultural geography. As soon as I enrolled, I started to dread having to take a geography class that I knew I was going to be awful at. As classes started this semester, I have to admit that I thought that this class would drag along until I either made a B or C in the class then I would go on without thinking about it again. However, while Professor Henning was teaching, specifically about religion, I became interested in the many different religions or ethnic groups around the world and how similar or different they might be (Greiner 2012)....   [tags: cultural geography] 819 words
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Green and Troup View on Gender in Society and Culture - Gender, what is the exact meaning of this world in society. When people speak of gender in their conversation, it is most likely a way to distinguish if one’s a male or female. According to Merriam-Webster, gender is describe as a state of being male or female. The importance of the definition offered by Merriam-Webster is the part, “state of being.” Anyone in their own culture/society can define themselves as male or female, with no influence from biological parts. Gender issues have developed into a controversial topic but how did gender history come about....   [tags: male, female, society] 737 words
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Race, Gender and Social Class Within The School System - There are certain complexities within the schooling system which are very prevalent. These include Race, Gender and Social Class. These complexities have affected the educational possibilities of some people. According to Gaine in 1995 the term ‘race’ is often put into quotation marks as it does not mean what people think it means. The key point made by Gaine is that what are often thought of as ‘races’ – Africans, Europeans, Chinese – are only superficially different from each other. Perhaps a useful working definition is ‘a group of people who may share some physical characteristic to which social importance is attached’....   [tags: sex, society, ethnic minorities] 1875 words
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Diversity Impact on Individual Behavior - Diversity Impact on Individual Behavior Behavior refers to the actions or reactions of an object or organism, usually in relation to the environment. Behavior can be conscious or unconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary. Behavior is controlled by the nervous system; the complexity of the behavior is related to the complexity of the nervous system. Generally, organisms with complex nervous systems have a greater capacity to learn new responses and thus adjust their behavior. Human behavior is the collection of activities by human beings and influenced by culture, attitudes, emotions, ethnicity, gender, ethics, religion, authority, persuasion, and/or coercion....   [tags: Sociology Sociological Ethnicity Essays]
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Gender in Literature - ... This was the era in which the feminist movement grew in spades. Women began to fight for the same rights as men. Women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony “carried on the battle for the vote and equality, laying the groundwork for future progress” which would culminate in the right to vote, given to women in 1920 (Boyer 70-71). While women were fighting for their rights in the early 1900s, minorities in the United States still struggled with such natural rights throughout the century....   [tags: Kate Chopin, Sandra Cisneros] 2075 words
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Stereotype Threat - How have my own experiences conforming to stereotypes equipped me to deal with stereotype threats that may be present in my sessions with students as a Speaking Fellow. My past is inundated with the roles I have adopted. As the single female in a combat unit in the military this stereotype manifested as I forfeited my femininity to become one of the boys. I had no desire to be seen as a woman who needed to be coddled (as the men I served with presumed) so I assumed the role of tomboy, eating as they, sporting baggy, unfitted pants to cover my womanly curves, and sacrificing my use of silverware in my efforts to be “just one of the guys.” As I matriculated to Barnard, my identity changed agai...   [tags: stereotypes, identity, individuality, ethnicity]
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Gender Differences - Gender Differences When each of us was in our mother's womb and shortly after we were conceived we did not have anything or anyone influencing the way we acted. After birth within a couple of months, although we do not remember but we can observe, our fathers and mothers were bearing an influence on our lives. While we were growing up and still to this day our surroundings influenced the way we think and behaved in our daily lives. We know people who are different in many ways and people who are similar to us in many ways....   [tags: Papers] 594 words
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Career Development and Gender, Race, and Class - Career Development and Gender, Race, and Class Many theories of career development are derived from theories of personality (Sharf 1997). They attempt to illuminate the interrelationship of individual personality and behavior with work and careers. However, some prevailing career development theories were based solely on research on white males from middle- and upper-middle-class backgrounds, so their applicability to women, people of color, and other socioeconomic groups has been called into question....   [tags: Employment Writing Essays]
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The Perceived Challenges of Women in Leadership Positions That Prevents Them from Climbing the Corporate Ladder - The Perceived Challenges of Women in Leadership Positions That Prevents Them from Climbing the Corporate Ladder Introduction For years, women have encountered gender bias in the corporate environment. Men have dominated the workplace making it difficult for women to advance in power and leadership. Gender bias has become problematic for the career oriented women creating barriers such as stereotyping, job advancement, power imbalance, and unequal wages. Hymowitz and Schellhardt (1986) described the challenges as invisible barriers, the glass ceiling that prevents women from advancing to a certain level in various institutions....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Language, Gender, and Culture in Society - In many circles of the world, various groups of people distinguish themselves from one another through religion, language, culture, and sometimes gender. People also develop stereotypes about a particular group of people in order to identify them. However, most of the time, these stereotypes hold true for only some members of a group. Sometimes, these stereotypes are just plain misconceptions that do not even apply to the group it claims to. Stereotypes are placed on people because it is a way to easily identify what type of person or ethnicity an individual is....   [tags: college dropouts,degree, stereotypes]
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Gender and Inequality in Australia - ... This not only occured once to this employee, but twice he was made redundant and replaced by Australian New Zealand employees who were “absorbed” into the Singapore workplace. This report made by the former employee is blatant racial discrimination performed by the ANZ Bank Group Ltd. Alan J. Tomkins stated in his Article Issue Behavioural Science & the Law that ‘discrimination on the basis of race continues to flourish in this last decade of the 20th century’. ‘Racial discrimination adversely affect economic opportunities, pay, health and the self-esteem of its victims.’ The ANZ Bank claim on their webpage that they “believe in the inherent strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusiv...   [tags: workplace, discrimination] 1893 words
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Occupational Choice: One of the Most Important Decisions - Occupational choice is the most important decision for one person without any doubt which could be made in a person's life time. For example, Ginzberg, Ginsburg, Axelrad, & Herma, carried out a major study in 1951 researching about occupational choice, which now in the 21st century is known as the originating theories about the topic. Ginzberg et al.’s (1951) main focus was to research on the behavior of individuals, how by making decisions by different stages and how it is the self-concept of adjusting to new conditions....   [tags: Gender, Career]
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The History and Context of the Zoot Suits - Over 84 years ago New York was the city of swing. In a realm where culture clashed with politics, race with class and gender with society most teenagers spent an ample amount of their spare time dancing to the music of Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and the likes of others. With the music, blasting in their ears and sweat dripping of their skin the youth was engulfed in a period that would come to stand as a turning point for African-Americans. Despite the rage of the music, there is no question that appearances and the right attire also played a prominent role in the culture of that time....   [tags: jazz, culture, ethnicity] 1863 words
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Race, Class and Gender - Franklin (1987) also alluded that patriarchy did not serve black men; the notion of black men being domineering over groups is questionable. Besides, Pleck (2008) claimed that the male heterosexual-homosexual dichotomy is used as the main symbolic tool defining the rankings of masculinity. Highlighting racial politics, it would be interesting to have a study focusing on the power relations between white gay men and black heterosexual men. This is premised on the stance that the racial hierarchy, regardless of its dismissal, seems to continue to characterise socio-economic relations....   [tags: Social Issues, Homosexuals] 1837 words
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Stereotypes - A Hasty Generalization - Stereotypes are everywhere and can be about anyone. Generalized remarks about gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity or age are common forms of stereotyping. Any time someone makes hasty groupings whether by race, gender or an individual and makes a blanket judgment about them is stereotyping. Military members are no different than society. One of the military's greatest assets is its diverse workforce but with diversity comes stereotypes. As a woman in the military, I frequently encounter stereotypes and have made hasty conclusions about others....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Gender Identity without Gender Prescriptions - The feminist philosopher Susan Bordo suggests that the dilemma of twentieth-century feminism is the tension between a gender identity that both mobilizes a liberatory politics on behalf of women and that results in gender prescriptions which excludes many women. This tension seems especially acute in feminist debates about essentialism/deconstructionism. Concentrating on the shared sex of women may run the risk of embracing an essentialism that ignores the differences among women, whereas emphasizing the constructed natures of sex and gender categories seems to threaten the very project of a feminist politics....   [tags: Philosophy Feminist Papers]
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Women, Crime, and the Media -   Media representation has always been a topic of debate, from representation of minority groups, individuals with mental illnesses and gender presentations. The latter, of course, turns mostly towards the female characters as they are presented in various medias; movies, news, and television shows. The representation of women in the media has always been leaning more towards ‘pleasing’ than it is towards informative or accurate. Representation of female offenders in the media has not deviated from the route that other representations of female factions has gone, focusing more on what is pleasing and entertaining than what is not harmful to the demographic as a whole....   [tags: portrayal based on race & ethnicity]
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Ethnicity and Identity in A Pair of Tickets by Amy Tan - A Pair of Tickets”, by Amy Tan, is a brief narrative about the conscience and reminiscence of a young Chinese American woman, Jing-Mei, who is on a trip to China to meet her two half-sisters for the first time in her life. Amy Tan is an author who uses the theme of Chinese-American life, converging primarily on mother-daughter relationships, where the mother is an emigrant from China and the daughter is fully Americanized --yellow on the surface and white underneath. In this story, the mother tries to communicate rich Chinese history and legacy to her daughter, but she is completely ignorant of their heritage....   [tags: heritage, Chinese, daughter]
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Examining Gender Differences - Although language can be analyzed through feminist linguistic analysis which gives an insight into inequality and trace the working of gender stereotype and ideologies, gender can be reduced and negotiated through discourse and performance of women. Introduction: The last few decades have seen an outburst of research on the nature and existence of differences between men and women. Judith Butler’s approach in ‘Gender Trouble’ reveals her believe that there is some existing identity, recognized through the category of women (Butler, 2006)....   [tags: women, language, inequality] 552 words
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Gender versus Racial Differences in American Culture - Gender versus Racial Differences in American Culture With all of the social and economic gains made by women and ethnic groups through the past 30 years, it is amazing how America still focuses on both gender and racial differences. It doesn’t matter if you are African American, Caucasion, Asian or whatever. Society, no matter how “politically correct” it is claiming to be these days, still tends to stereotype all walks of life. One of the most noticeable focuses of today is ethnic difference. An example of this is the Hip-Hop generation....   [tags: Papers] 495 words
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Culture and Gender Influences: Language Development - Culture and Gender Influences: Language Development There are many facets of language development including: the brain, delayed speech, and expected milestones. Biological factors in newborns are—for the most part—the same across the world. However, once introduced into their culture the differences begin to emerge, and it appears that there are some biological factors that influence gender based language development. Craig and Dunn (p 164) identifies play differences as one of the determining factors of gender differences in language development....   [tags: Culture ]
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The Relationship Between Gender and Bicycling Behaviour - There is an abundant amount of existing literature that proposes that females are less likely than males to cycle for transport in countries with low bicycle transport mode share, such as The United States. I will investigate the relationship between gender and bicycling behaviour, and whether female commuter cyclists are more likely to use certain types of bicycle infrastructure over others. Relative to utilitarian bicycling, the study of gender issues in planning leads to the success of social inclusion as well as economic regeneration, and bicycling as a form of active transportation is important due to its individual, social, economic, and environmental benefits....   [tags: bicycling, transportation, women] 1194 words
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The way masculinity and gender influence in institutions - Research Question: According to the Danish Ministry of Equality, 7% of all educated pedagogues employed in communal Danish day-care institutions are men. (Børnehaver mangler mandlige pædagoger 2013) The contemporary awareness in society and even governmental activism to increase employment of male child-care workers made them an interesting target of research. With every third student at the Pedagogue-seminars being male, but so few choosing the field of child-care (Stobbe 2013), we wanted to research in which way this influences masculinity and gender-roles in institutions....   [tags: pedagogue, day-care, kindergarten]
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Race, Class and Gender through Family - ... Prestige is defined as “an individual’s social recognition, esteem, and respect commanded from others.” It is evident that Teresa lacked respect from others who forced their own ethnicities upon her while ignoring her Mexican identity. Teresa’s mother by the name of Carmen would fall under the feminization of poverty, this refers to women who are single with a child. In Carmen’s case it is difficult to climb the ranks of the social class due to her lack of job experience. According to the Gilbert-Kahl model of Social class you can see that Teresa and her mother would most likely be in the underclass this is the lowest paid class and consists of manual labor and service workers....   [tags: Mary Romero's Life as the Maid's Daughter] 1923 words
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Learning Community: Diversity - Introduction Diversity has become an important topic of conversation among members of the education profession, as well as an issue that presents great concern within other areas, professions, and fields of study. While diversity is a multi-tiered entity with multiple elements including but not limited to socio-economic, gender, sexual orientation, religious, physical differences, and cultural intricacies, perhaps the most inclusive of the composition of diversity is that of race and ethnical diversity in regards to a variety of aspects, but none so dramatic as that of the educational process and educational system in general (Jorgan & Ross-Vega, 2010)....   [tags: racial, ethnicity, monorities]
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Managing Diversity - Managing Diversity As we enter the new millenium, diversity in the workforce is rapidly increasing. Businesses and organizations are living up to the great melting pot image the United States has always been popular for. Employees now reflect a diversity of cultural perspectives, ethnic backgrounds, ages, genders, physical abilities, and levels of education. This wave of multiculturalism is here to stay and cannot be ignored. It is in need of attention in order to uphold the well-being and success of businesses and organizations all over the country....   [tags: Ethnicity Racial Races Papers]
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Abeng by Michelle Cliff and Mistreated Women of the Carribean - The Caribbean regional colonial imperialism produced institutions and movements that deeply affected and continue to affect the lives of Caribbean women. Caribbean women’s literature represents sexual violence and the ideological appropriation of gender identity, gender roles, sexuality, race and ethnicity, and culture and class. The impressionable and forming years of an individual are too often controlled by what society feels correct is based on gender, race and culture. Although one may not behave as their society feels is appropriate, in no way should this result in making someone feel less or wrong because they are of color, female and strong-minded....   [tags: gender, race, Jamaica]
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