Gender Essay Topics

Run Lola Run Paper Response

Question: Explain how media producers communicate a preferred reading to the audience and why alternative readings might be made. Response: Media producers create texts with an audience in mind, and while they try to remain entertaining and original in most of their films they also need to ensure that the audience is able to understand… View Article

Sex and Politics in Lysistrata

Aristophanes, whom is a comedic writer, wrote Lysistrata during the Greek civil war. This unstoppable combat was between Athenians and Spartans, whom believed that the only way to prove anything was through war. The theme of Lysistrata revolves around gender, sex, and also politics. Its reasons for development were that if men were not able… View Article

Men are violent by nature

In the essay “Men – It’s In Their Nature,” Hoff Sommers states that although the “radical masculinity” should be addressed and civilized, it should not be eliminated because it is something natural and without it men would not be able to protect women and society. She argues that trying to make boys behave like girls… View Article

Gender Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace

Traditionally, women have been considered to be the weaker sex and subordinate to men. Moreover, their roles have been assigned to domestic and childrearing duties. The job market is male dominated, and women are often considered to be out of place therein. Women face considerable sexual discrimination in the world of work, significantly limiting their… View Article

The Difference Between Feminine and Masculine

Farrah Fawcett once said “God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.” Why then, do women still feel that men are superior to them? Does being feminine lower us, or make us inferior?… View Article

Moral Dilemmas

Moral Dilemmas, Moral Strategies, and the Transformation of Gender Lessons from Two Generations of Work and Family Change Women seek personal development by caring for others and men care for others by sharing the rewards of independent achievement are the traditional social norm in the 20th century. In the 21st century, people started to question… View Article

The Halot, Elizabeth-Jane and Their Gender Roles

“Don’t be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up.”-Jeanette Stanley. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy introduces the readers to Elizabeth-Jane and Lucetta, two girls of both different means personalities. The comparison by Thomas Hardy of Elizabeth-Jane and Lucetta reveals two different sides of the gender barriers that faced young… View Article

The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is remembered today for his use of epigrams and his plays. Wilde wrote ‘The Importance of Being Ernest’ in which many people argue that it appears Wilde subverts the typical Victorian gender role. Gender roles are cultural and personal, they determine how males and females should think, speak, dress, and interact within the… View Article

The Men We Carry in Our Minds

If you ask someone from the early 50’s to compare the gender roles from the past with the gender roles today, they would probably come up with a lot of differences, which is because a lot has changed since then. During the early 50’s, gender roles were simpler, men goes to work and women stays… View Article

Catal Huyuk Women

The general topic is about the role of women in this early agricultural society. Catal Huyuk had a population of 8,000 people and only 2,000 houses. Also, there weren’t any streets so they had to walk along the roofs and enter their homes through their roofs. Their homes were decorated with sculptures and paintings to… View Article

Male Daughters Femals Husbands

I chose the book Male daughters, female husbands by Ifi Amadiume. The reason I chose this book is because I have always been curious about the role of women in non western countries and why they were viewed as being subservient to men by their own as well as the western world. Ifi Amadiume, a… View Article

Men are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

This is the title of the 1990’s Best Selling book which tells that Men and Women are different in their own natural ways. But nowadays, most of the people think that sometimes this is not applicable to both genders. Dual Personality is very common and frequently seen in these days. In fact, Male Vanity is… View Article

Gender Discrimination

Gender discrimination is the practice of letting a person’s gender, unfairly become a factor when deciding who receives a job, promotion or other employment. Gender discrimination is very serious and should not be taken lightly for it has severe consequences. In the following you will read how the law defines gender discrimination also some examples… View Article

Gender Stereotypes

What are gender stereotypes? They are “simplistic generalizations about the gender attributes, differences, and roles of individuals and/or groups. Stereotypes can be positive or negative, but they rarely communicate accurate information about others. When people automatically apply gender assumptions to others regardless of evidence to the contrary, they are perpetuating gender stereotyping. Many people recognize… View Article

“The Collector of Treasures” by Bessie Head

Bessie Head was born and reared in from South Africa.She is the author of “The Collector of Treasures.” Many points that she depicted in her story were about the oppressive attitudes some men had about women and children and how society outcast certain women based upon what happened in their lives or upon what they… View Article

Gender Stereotyping in TV Commercials

Stereotyping is basically relating a certain behavior or actions to a certain sector of the society or a certain group of people. It dictates how a person or a group is supposed act or respond in front of the society. It tells what behavior by a particular group is acceptable to the society. Such labels… View Article

My Little Pony

There has been a recent social development concerning a very well-known series of toys, and a cartoon that has been airing for decades; namely, My Little Pony. Hasbro has marketed the line of toys since the early 1980s and along with that, created a cartoon, targeted toward toddlers and young girls. The cartoon has aired… View Article

Differences Between the Genders in Leadership Ability or Approach?

To start, when people compare various successful leaders such as Donald Trump, John Rockefeller, or Henry Ford, they always use words to describe their personalities such as being tough, diligent, competitive and ambitious. A person’s personality is a set of unseen characteristics and processes that underlie a relatively stable pattern of behavior in response to… View Article

Women Contribution

Allah has created two types of human-men and women. One is not complete without the other. Both are equally important to make anything success. So, socio-economic development depends on both men and women. In the past, women were segregated from out of homen productive work. They were help within the four walls. The hearth became… View Article

Social Stigmas and Gender Roles

Social stigmas accompany every one of life’s categories – especially male and female. Gender-based stereotypes – existent since the beginning of time – help in both the advancement and hindrance of the sexes and of society. Gender roles helped create society. They generated a world in which the man went out into the world in… View Article

How Recent Japanese Boys Are Getting Femininize

The recent male Japanese gender identity is so unique in the same way as their culture. Most of them are fashionable and they always care about their hairstyles just like girls, and desire to be skinny. The reason why they look so feminine is not just because they want to become a Kabuki Onnagata actors…. View Article

Do Women Have To Behave Like Men In Order To Succeed

The old Virginia Slims cigarette print advertisement said “You’ve come a long way baby. ”, a reference to the fight of women for rights equivalent to those of men. Indeed women’s suffrage has come a long way from the days of chaining themselves to wagons in the crusade to get women the right to vote…. View Article

Social Inequalities Between Men and Women

Social freedom of men compared to women • Women lived in the private sphere of the home and hearth, and men in the public sphere of business, politics, commerce and sociability. • It was through their duties within the home that women were offered a moral duty, towards their families, especially their husbands, and towards… View Article

Gender Inequality

Gender inqualities often stem from social structures that have instiutionalized conceptions of gender differences. Gender inequality has been around for centuries. In many family homes, their lives evolve around gender roles. The responibilties in the family are allocated to their sex (gender). There are certain tasks which are usually allocated to males and females. Some… View Article

Gender Roles in America

The distinction between the roles of men and women in America is a modern societal dichotomy. What were once the black and white duties of the 1950’s had paled into various shades of grey by the 21st century. The Ozzie and Harriet roles of the 1950’s and early 1960’s were challenged, redefined and sometimes ignored… View Article

Sex and Gender

When most of us think about differences between men and women (or boys and girls) we tend to think first about the biology involved. The physical shape of our bodies genitalia mostly, but also the relative breadth of hips and shoulders, the presence or absence of a uterus and the potential to sustain a pregnancy… View Article

One’s Self

“Self” expresses an individual person as the object as his or her own reflective consciousness. It expresses one’s own interest of struggle and gain, as well as having their own consciousness of one’s being or identity. In the story “Yes Ma’am” by Deirdre McCloskey, and the Ted Talk “embracing otherness, embracing myself” by Thandie Newton… View Article

Diversity Organization worksheet

When you look at the status of women throughout the United States there has been up’s and down’s. When you look back at the earlier years women were looked at as having a low standard I life versus men having a higher standard. In the 19th century time started changing for women; they begin to… View Article

Communication in Marriage

Marriage is a beautiful thing, but at times can be very challenging. Making a commitment and keeping it takes a lot of work and patience. One reason that a marriage may face a problem is due to the lack of communication. At certain times women may need someone to hear them out whereas on the… View Article

Gender Preference

Nowadays, most people have accepted many new ideas, such as couples living together before marriage, men staying home as home-husbands and divorce. However, in developing countries, a significant proportion of the population are still holding a very serious preference for male offspring and yearning to have a male baby, despite the fact that females can… View Article