Feminism Essay Topics

Clothing Later Victorian (1870-1890)

After the death of her husband in 1861, Victoria went into seclusion, and though still deeply respected as sovereign of a great empire, she ceased to influence fashion as directly. The somber colors that came into fashion are attributed to the fact that the British Court remained in mourning. Black became a popular fashion color… View Article

Christmas Paper

1) What was the main concern of Republican Reconstruction Congressmen in terms of politics? The main goal of Republicans at this time was to give black men the right to vote. However, they did not grant suffrage to black men out of sympathy; rather, they did so in order to gain political clout in the… View Article

Feminist Lens: A Perspective – The Awakening

During the late nineteenth century, a woman’s place in society was confined to the reverence of her children and constant submission to her husband. The Awakening, by Kate Chopin is a novel about Edna Pontellier whose life was embraced through the frustrations and triumphs as she attempts to cope with the strict cultural demands in… View Article

How Did Mary Quant Influence the 1960’s

The sixties gave birth to new waves of contestations and demands in the social life. There began the appearance of hippies, civic rights for Afro-Americans, pacifism and of course feminism. The Fifties closed mentalities and Quant’s struggle The fifties were characterised by Christian and family values. Girls were submitted to the father’s authority. Then, they… View Article

Feminism in Literature

Feminism has gradually become more far-ranging and subtle in its attacks on male-dominated society. Many injustices still need to be corrected, but equally necessary is a more down-to-earth, tolerant and compassionate view of fellow human beings. Introduction Many feminists dislike theory. Sharp intellectual categories, argumentation, seeming objectivity, and the whole tradition they grow out of… View Article

Psychology and Sociology in Health Care

In this essay I will be looking at two theories Feminist which include three braches which are Marxist feminists, Liberal feminists and Radical feminists and Functionalist. I define each theory and will explain the concepts of these theories which then I will relate the theories to a health condition and used their theories to understand… View Article

Violence Against Women in Muslim Families

Nasim Basiri Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, declared in a 2006 report posted on the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) website that: Violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions. At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or… View Article

A Semiotic Analysis of Diesel Commercial

Diesel is a contemporary, luxury nouveau genre Italian design clothing company whose clientele is the young adult market. Throughout the years Diesel has established its name partly through an array of shocking controversial advertising campaigns, such as Be Stupid, Misopolis, which promotes women’s right to abortion, and finally, Fuel for Life Women Only designed to… View Article

A Sociological Look at the Feminist Movement & the Civil Rights Movement

For centuries, large groups of individuals have come together to oppose prevailing ideas, challenge conformity and promote great change in beliefs, government policy and overall social reform. Whether it is an instinctual component of human existence or a way of survival as learned from previous generations, social reform is an integral part of Western culture’s… View Article

“My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun – ” Feminist Analysis

This poem was written by the American poet Emily Dickinson around the year 1863. It is probably one of the most complex of all Dickinson’s poems because it does not have a single coherent and satisfactory interpretation. This is due to the fact that it exemplifies her technique of the ‘omitted centre’, a device by… View Article

Women’s Movement 1848-1970’s

Women have been “pushing” for equal rights, for a countless amount of time. Even before the United States “broke-free” of Great Britain, women have been trying to “gain” the equivalent rights granted to men. This essay focuses upon the women’s advancement for equal rights in the United States starting from the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention,… View Article

Fourth Wave Feminism

The word feminism is defined as referring to political, cultural, and economic movements seeking greater rights and participation in society for women and girls. This word goes hand in hand with the feminist movement, which is aimed at equal rights for women. The feminist movement has had three distinct waves. The first wave took place… View Article

Plight of Women

1. Introduction The growing influx of migrant population, mounting growth of slums/resettlement colonies, adverse sex ratio of girls and it declining trend in Delhi, low female work participation rate, high incidences of violence and crime against women, disturbingly high prevalence of anemia amongst women along with other areas of vulnerabilities such as RTI/STI TB, reproductive… View Article

Women’s Political Participation in Afghanistan

“As a global trend, rising number of women in politics will indicate that human beings are making progress towards a more humane world-not because women are necessarily more humane than men, but because any society that categorically excludes half of its members from the process by which it rules itself will be ruled in a… View Article

Black Feminism in Britain

Black feminism in Britain is a very strong issue. This topic could be addressed in so many ways, so I decided to address the issue through others writings. Black women have been pressing the issue of equality for a very long time now, and being black women presents a two -fold issue on equality. Being… View Article

Feminist Criticism of Triffles

The bone of contention for feminist theory is centered at the treatment of women living in a patriarchal society. Feminists raised questions about why women were being forced into a position of subordination and their affairs looked at with marginal importance. Susan Glaspell’s story “Trifles” depicts the plight of women and their subordination while subversively… View Article

Evolution of Feminism

Feminism is an umbrella term that encompasses all systems of thoughts and ideas that pertains to women’s rights and the women’s position in culture and in the society (Encarta, 2008). Historically, the term is associated with the women’s rights movement who fought for political, social and economic equality between men and women since the 18th… View Article

Double Standards Every Woman Should Know

For this book analysis I chose to read a book from this list of books that hasn’t been mentioned much in class. We have been talking about God and topics that are more controversial in society. I read the book He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know… View Article

Feminine Gospels

How far do you agree with the view that ‘Feminine Gospels is nothing but “Feminist Propaganda??? ” ’ In answer refer to 2 poems in detail. Talk about Title, The Virgins Memo, The woman who shopped Feminism has been around since the 1910 with intention and purpose. Since then the movement gained momentum and created… View Article

Analysis of Disney Princesses

Throughout history, Disney princesses have had a lasting influence on women everywhere. Fairytales are a way for literature to uphold the patriarchal conventions of society. These harmless stories presented to children at a young age; establish the normalcy of the dominance of men in their minds. Social conventions and gender roles are all subtle learning’s… View Article

Gender Discrimination in Media

Abstract This study examines women’s participation and representation in media. This study is based on the statistics of media units in Solapur city. Women constitute nearly 50% of population in every Indian city, but the participation of women in media is very low. Discussions of women’s representation in the media tend to revolve around the… View Article

Social Structures :Gender

Which social structure do you think has been significant in Australia in the last twelve months and which social structure do you think will be significant in the next twelve months? Has its importance been consistent historically? – Gender Social structures are what defines us within society, it is the definition of who we are,… View Article

Socialist Feminism

According to (Alcoff,1995 ) Cultural feminism is the ideology that a woman needs to appropriate the value of her female nature in an attempt to authenticate her female attributes that were previously determined and undervalued by masculinity itself. In cultural feminism, a woman’s enemy lies not just in an economic institution, backward values or even… View Article

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”

Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper” in the late 1800’s while being treating by the very trusted Weir Mitchell. During this time women were commonly admitted into the care of doctors by their husbands without their given consent. At this time there was very little research concerning Post- Partum Depression. According to the A.D.A.M… View Article

Feminist Geography

Since its conception, geography has been involved in the development of races and genders, mapping the boundaries that separate and exclude the world of privilege from the other. The imposing eyes that facilitated this domination have recently been challenged to quash their perpetuation of racial difference, and although existing more obscurely, to challenge the sexist… View Article

Gendering World Politics

Gender analysis of international relations can no longer be considered new. Both in history and political science, scholars of women and gender and foreign relations have carved out what is now robust subfields. In Gender in World Politics, Tickner’s first chapter explores the encounter between feminism and international relations sub-field of political science. She first… View Article

Divorce Bill

Divorce has become a major issue in our society, and many causes have been attributed to the incline in divorce rates. Divorce rates have spiked during the past few decades and no on really knows why, but several theories have been formed in an attempt to explain this recent phenomena. Feminist theory, Individualism, and dual… View Article

Rigoberta Menchu and Latino Feminism

Rigoberta Menchu was born a Quiche, a Latin American indigenous group. Quiches are people who had great reverence for the nature. She grew up in the highlands or atiplano of Guatemala, an area that is not accessible by car. It is because of this attribute of the locale that she considered the place where she… View Article

Attitude Towards Women Fathers and Sons

To analyze the attitudes towards the women question and the most useful starting point would be to look at the representation of the liberated woman, Yevdoxia Kukshina, which can be contrasted with the representation of Bazarov’s mother or Nikolai Kirsanov’s wife, the women ideals of the older generation. Kukshina is clearly meant to the representative… View Article

Feminism and Cultural Identity

Barbie, a worldwide viral doll known for her interest in adult-fashioned roles, indirectly constitutes the way American girls should grow up to be. With the creation of this doll came the thirst and need to sell it. Therefore, just one version of the Barbie doll is not sufficient. Mattel Inc., famous for its numerous toy… View Article