Gender Essay Topics

Sex and gender

In this paper, we will discuss the ways sex and gender is related to each other as well as their differences. We will also see why gender is considered a dimension of social stratification. And lastly, we will explain how gender intersects with other dimensions of inequality such as class, race and ethnicity. Sex and… View Article

Is Any Body Out There?

‘The machine is not an it to be animated, worshipped, and dominated. The machine is us, our processes, an aspect of our embodiment. ’ (Haraway, 1991: 180) My paper starts with the recognition that Information, Communications and Telecommunication technologies (ICTs) are certain to play a central role in defining who we are, how we think… View Article

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