Gender Essay Topics

The Opposite Sex

In the modern era, males may become unfair in giving out comments to females for their actions, while women may also become bias in their judgment to men. It’s funny sometimes how our judgment fails us. Our ability to see into things depreciates into lesser chunks of stupidity. We end up being stubborn, just so… View Article

The Role of Men in the Society

Introduction      Men were particularly known as the supreme gender in the human society. As the population belonging to the supreme gender, men are expected to have special responsibilities as well as advantages with regards the activities that they are able to do. Men were expected to have responsibilities of providing for those that belong… View Article

Challenges that working women face today

Introduction In today’s culture where individualism is emphasized and especially that women are encouraged to assume equal roles as men would normally take, two or three decades ago, it is very difficult to see eye to eye with how women are during biblical times. “Girl power” or women empowerment is the rule of the day… View Article

Media Portrayal of Women in Sports

The mass media and all its components have always played an essential role in shaping the way society views and thinks about certain issues and events. The type influence, which television shows, radio shows and other mediums of mass media have on their audiences, go widely unchecked by the professionals involved in that field and… View Article

Theory of gender entrapment

The theory of gender entrapment refers to the life stories of battered African American women in New York City Jail. The theory emphasized that society’s insensibility and indifference provided these women with no socially acceptable way to change their position, thus making their incarceration almost inevitable. The society’s discrimination of color denied black women equal… View Article

Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome, Self-esteem, and Gender

Introduction and Statement of the Problem Life is a continuous process of change and evolution. The only thing constant in this world is change. In order for an individual to grow, he needs to make a sound decision about the changes that he is going to adapt. In life one could not avoid having bad… View Article

The Importance of Women Within Christianity

The role of women in Church has forever been scrutinized and misunderstood; although many churches continue to refuse women certain rights, it cannot be overseen the vast contributions women have given to Christianity and vice versa. All forms of Christianity use scriptures to guide their beliefs, theories and practices. For centuries it has been disputed… View Article

Describe Gender Roles at Work and in the Home

Males and females have always had different gender roles and these roles have an impact on the workplace and home. However there are also some disadvantages for both of them. This essay will describe gender roles at work and in the home with reference to Japan. Firstly, many women are distressed by the balance between… View Article

Women in charge?

Shirley Chisholm’s article “I’d rather be black than female” discusses prejudice in the political field when it comes to race and gender. Being the first African American woman elected in 1968, she reveals the truth behind gender domination in today’s society.  Being a female politician according to her is more handicap than being black.            … View Article

Towards Equality Of Women

Nowadays, gender became a very sensitive issue. The word gender is not only limited to feminist and masculinity. Other than that, feminist movements are very active. They claim that man and women should be equally treated. Certain jobs and career should not be limited to a specific gender. There is also a kind of feminist… View Article

Why we treat men and women differently

The process of learning gender roles begins right when we are born. The first question people ask of a newborn is “Is it a boy or girl? ” This question illustrates the importance of gender in organizing our expectations and perceptions of an individual. In American culture we tend to give boys and girls different… View Article

Gender Issues in Sri Lanka

Gender issues In general, when considering third world countries, most would say that they have some very similar characteristics. Third world countries are often thought of as places that are impoverished, have significantly high birthrates, are economically dependent on advanced countries, and have not evolved socially in regards to equal rights issues. Although many of… View Article

Transsexualism Case

Introduction Transsexualism deals with the basic features for the identification of human gender. This aspect has not received much understanding. Popular media has not shown the clear image of transsexualism and stories about the possibility for the occurrence of changes in sex has been explained in a very sensational way. These stories have led people… View Article

Becoming Gendered

Davies argues that the sex role socialization theory does not adequately explain how we understand and become man and woman (p282). She concedes that the social structure with which man is entrenched; influence the conception of gender but the individual is as much a part of that process as the social environment. Davies says that… View Article

Philosophy of Gender

Some people aspire for successful lives, but I think success is overrated. What I’m trying to do is living my life according to what I think is right. This means learning not only inside the classroom, but also outside. This is because I believe that education inside the classroom is very limited, which is why… View Article

Coeducational vs Single Sex Schools

I think it would be nice to attend an all-girls school. I am for this for many different reasons. Of course, there would be a lot less drama with the girls, and they would concentrate more on their schoolwork instead of their appearance. Their grades would be much better, because they would study more and… View Article

Constructing Feminine Form for Masculine Sake

Fashion provides one of the most ready means through which individuals can make expressive visual statements about their identities. (Bennett, 2005) Constructing Feminine Form for Masculine Sake. Does it make sense to say that sex is at the heart of identity today? The answer is surely yes, and more so than ever before. (Gauntlett, 2008)…. View Article

Evaluate the idea that gender and sexuality are socially constructed

In recent years sociologists have been studying the great extent to which gender roles are learned. Many behaviors that have traditionally been thought to be genetically determined male or female behaviors turn out to be learned behaviors and therefore subject to change in future generations. In a summary of gender role socialization studies, David Shaffer… View Article

Ethnomethodology

1. How do the authors make the case that gender is a socially created concept as opposed to an independently existing reality? “Doing gender means creating differences between girls and boys and women and men, difference that are not natural, essential, or biological,” writes Candace West and Don Zimmerman in the article. The statement implies… View Article

There Is No Unmarked Woman

“There Is No Unmarked Woman” By: Deborah Tannen Essay Analysis Who are you? Are you a unique individual? Does your appearance really reflect you? Deborah Tannen’s “There Is No Unmarked Woman” exemplifies how normal it is in this society for women to be superficially judged and “marked” on the basis of appearance. This is in… View Article

Race and Gender Schemas

A person’s gender schema affects how they treat all other people regardless of age, race, or social position; because we assume that everyone fits into one of two categories: male or female. There are other cultures that do not have a binary gender schema, and allow people to occupy a “third position” combining traits that… View Article

Gender Representation

How stereotypical are the representations of Gender in my chosen texts? My chosen texts are ‘The Inbetweeners’ , ‘X Factor’ and ‘BBC News’. All three texts represent gender in different ways yet I wouldnt say that any of them truly represent both genders in stereotypical ways. In ‘The Inbetweeners’ the main characters are portrayed in… View Article

Character Analysis of Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider Franchise

This ‘attention to detail’ would seem to support the representation of Lara Croft as a cyber bimbo as there is a strong emphasis on her being a ‘sex symbol’. This view point is supported by the general media, despite the creator of Lara Croft (Toby Gards) intentions for her to be sexy “only because of… View Article

English Literature

Gender as reflected in literature gives readers pictures that apply, illustrate and reinforce norms and values accepted by society. Authors, whether they are aware of it or not, are themselves socialized into gender systems that are reflected in the themes, characters and plots of their texts. Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” presents gender as a… View Article

Differences Between Female Japanese and English Mill Workers

Despite the fact that Japan and England had many similarities with female mill workers, they still had a few differences. They basically had young children and women working in big dangerous factories making thread or in mines. So how were their experiences different? Female Japanese workers had to work more, they got paid less, and… View Article

Theories of the Formation of Romantic Relationships

The sociobiological explanation is an evolutionary theory perceiving relationship formation as a form of ‘survival efficiency’, with a difference between genders. Davis (1990) performed a content analysis of personal advertisements, finding that men look for health and attractiveness, while offering wealth and resources. Females look for resources and status, while offering beauty and youth, supporting… View Article

Total Equality Between the Sexes

The term sexual or gender equality has very often been linked with a horde of shameless man-hating feminists who comb the streets in masses advocating equality for both sexes. These ugly images are often turned into public jokes as men comment that the female species has already been given more rights than it really deserves…. View Article

Gender Differences in Educational Achievement

Using material from Item A and elsewhere, assess the claim that gender differences in educational achievement are primarily the ‘result of changes in society’ Some sociologists claim that gender differences in achievement are the result of external factors such as changes in wider society, e.g. The impact of feminist ideas and changing employment opportunities (as… View Article

The Formation Of Gender Identity

The debate over the factors affecting the formation of gender identity has more than a 100-year history, whereas the professional evidence-based level of the debate has been represented since the 1950s. In the Western sociology and psychology, gender identification is composed of a number of aspects, including perception of one’s gender roles, social identity and… View Article

Women Are the Weaker Sex

Women are the weaker sex? Are they really? Because as far as I know, women are the ones who most times stick it out, finding a way to endure to the very end. Men have become so laid back these days, causing their role to be taken from them and give to women, one most… View Article