Sexism Essays (Examples)

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Feminism In Popular Culture

Pages: 5 (1477 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Annotated Bibliography Document #:46863850

...Sexism Topic
Feminism/Post-Feminism in Popular Culture
Search Terms
“feminism pop culture,” “post-feminism pop culture,” “feminist studies current,” and “feminist post-feminist popular culture”
Baer, H. (2016). Redoing feminism: digital activism, body politics, and neoliberalism.  Feminist Media Studies, 16(1), 17-34.
This study looks at the influence of digital platforms in projecting feminism in the 21st century. The author discusses subjects such as Pussy Riot and Twitter movements like #YesAllWomen. The point the author makes is that neoliberal societies are still oppressive towards women and that feminism is both needed and alive on social and digital media. This source comes from a peer-reviewed journal and is relevant to my topic of interest because it discusses whether feminism is still possible or prevalent in the 21st century, since it seems so often taken for granted. The strength of the article is its case study focus with specific examples of feminism on digital platforms. The main weakness……

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Why Ageism Needs To Be Stopped In Society

Pages: 9 (2613 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Prompts Document #:38322228


Age is an important aspect of cultural diversity that often goes ignored. For that reason ageism is a particularly problematic issue. Racism and sexism are often reported on but prejudice against the elderly is not so commonly touched upon in society. For example, the current presidential candidate ……

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Albom, M. (2019). Jabs at Joe Biden mask our growing ageism issue. Retrieved from  https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sns-201909161301--tms--tuemitchctntm-a20190916-20190916-story.html 

David, K. E. (2018). The Poster Child of the “Second” Cultural Revolution: Huang Shuai and Shifts in Age Consciousness, 1973–1979. Modern China, 44(5), 497-524.

Heggeness, M. L., Carter-Johnson, F., Schaffer, W. T., & Rockey, S. J. (2016). Policy implications of aging in the NIH-funded workforce. Cell Stem Cell, 19(1), 15-18.

Landeiro, F., Barrows, P., Musson, E. N., Gray, A. M., & Leal, J. (2017). Reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(5), e013778.

Lassila, S. (2019). Managing Risks of an Aging Workforce. Construction Executive, 2020. Retrieved from  https://constructionexec.com/article/managing-risks-of-an-aging-workforce 

Liu, S. J., Lin, C. J., Chen, Y. M., & Huang, X. Y. (2007). The effects of reminiscence group therapy on self-esteem, depression, loneliness and life satisfaction of elderly people living alone. Mid-Taiwan Journal of Medicine, 12(3), 133-142.

Lumen. (2019). Theoretical perspectives on deviance. Retrieved from  https://courses.lumenlearning.com/sociology/chapter/theoretical-perspectives-on-deviance/ 

McLeod, S. (2018). Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development. Retrieved from  https://www.simplypsychology.org/Erik-Erikson.html

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Political Correctness In Modern Politics

Pages: 5 (1408 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Essay Document #:11120124

...Sexism Language Culture Society and Politics during the Trump Administration
Political Correctness (PC) in Modern Politics: An Assessment of the Trump Presidency
Introduction
When Donald Trump launched his campaign for the highest seat in the land, most people – including most political analysts – did not believe he stood a chance. Here was a reality TV show host and real estate billionaire known for his brash language and liking for controversy. He simply did not fit the political mold, which, due to the constant need to balance the interests of various stakeholders and ensure that no constituency feels aggrieved, was created to enable politicians to be politically correct (PC). Yet voters seemed to like that Trump had a non-PC, no-holds-barred approach: it endeared him to millions of viewers of his TV show around the world. Perhaps most surprisingly, this inexperienced, political new-entrant ended up beating seasoned politicians – with the first……

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Conway, L.C. (2020). How a cultural revolt against “political correctness” helped launch Trump into the presidency. Retrieved from  https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2018/02/28/how-a-cultural-revolt-against-political-correctness-helped-launch-trump-into-the-presidency/ 

Hart, R.P. (2020). Trump and us: What he says and why people listen. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Morini, M. (2020). Lessons from Trumps Political Communication: How to Dominate the Media Environment. Belmont, CA: Springer Nature.

Marron, M.B. (2019). Misogyny and media in the age of Trump. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

Mooney, A. & Evans, B. (2015). Language, society and power. New York, NY: Routledge.

NPR (2016). 'Politically correct': The phrase has gone from wisdom to weapon. Retrieved from  https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/12/14/505324427/politically-correct-the-phrase-has-gone-from-wisdom-to-weapo n

Travers, M. (2019). In new research, psychologists explore the upside of political incorrectness. Retrieved from  https://www.forbes.com/sites/traversmark/2019/10/09/in-new-research-psychologists-explore-the-upside-of-political-incorrectness/#7935b4c252af 

Woodhouse, L. (2018). Trump’s shithole countries remark is at the center of a lawsuit to reinstate protections for immigrants. Retrieved from https://theintercept.com/2018/06/28/trump-tps-shithole-countries-lawsuit/

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Effects Of Domestic Violence On African American Women

Pages: 5 (1381 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:75342722


The literature on this issue shows startling findings. Bent-Goodley (2001) identifies the issue as stemming from the socio-economic issues, the race issues, and sexism issues that plague the African-American community today. Ultimately, it is shown to be a cultural problem, as much of the cultural inputs that ……

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Adorno, T., & Horkheimer, M. (2007). The culture industry: Enlightenment as mass deception. Stardom and celebrity: A reader, 34.

Bandura, A. (2018). Toward a psychology of human agency: Pathways and reflections.  Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(2), 130-136.

Bent-Goodley, T.B. (2001). Eradicating domestic violence in the African American community: A literature review and action agenda. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse: A Review Journal, 2,316-330.

Franklin, D.L. (2000). What\\\\\\'s love got to do with it? Understanding and healing the rift Between Black men and women. New York: Simon and Schuster

NCADV. (2017). Statistics. Retrieved from  https://ncadv.org/statistics 

Institute for Women’s Policy Research. (2017). Violence Against Black Women – Many Types, Far-reaching Effects. Retrieved from https://iwpr.org/violence-black-women-many-types-far-reaching-effects/

Jones, F. (2014). Why Black Women Struggle More With Domestic Violence. Retrieved from  https://time.com/3313343/ray-rice-black-women-domestic-violence/ 

Lee, C. (2017). Inside Whitney Houston’s Violent Marriage to Bobby Brown. Retrieved from  https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-whitney-houstons-violent-marriage-to-bobby-brown

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Female Hip Hop Artists Impact

Pages: 6 (1746 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:79905236

… large number have challenged male hegemony through their music and performance. As Oware puts it, “Black female artists provide countervailing voices against male sexism and misogyny,” (788). Queen Latifah, one of the earliest female hip hop superstars, “made a name for herself talking about issues in the…[break]…about ……

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Works Cited

Bruce, La Mar Jurelle. “’The People Inside My Head, Too’: Madness, Black Womanhood, and the Radical Performance of Lauryn Hill.” African American Review, Vol. 45, No. 3 (2012): 371-389.

Jamerson, J’na. ““Best-of” lists and conversations often exclude women. Why?” BBC. 8 Oct, 2019. Retrieved from  http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20191007-why-are-there-so-few-women-in-best-of-hip-hop-polls 

Morris, Tyana. “The Evolution of Women in Hip Hop.” The Pine Needle. 31 Jan, 2018. Retreived from  https://www.pineneedlenews.com/single-post/2018/01/31/The-Evolution-of-Women-in-Hip-Hop 

Orcutt, KC. “Each One, Teach One | What generations of women in hip hop teach us about perseverance.” Revolt. Oct 16, 2019. Retrieved from  https://www.revolt.tv/2019/10/16/20917629/women-in-hip-hop-lessons 

Oware, Matthew. “A ‘Man’s Woman’?” Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 39, No. 5 (2007): 786-802.

Tillet, S. (2014). Strange Sampling: Nina Simone and Her Hip-Hop Children. American Quarterly, 66(1), 119–137. doi:10.1353/aq.2014.0006 

UDiscover (2019). Let’s talk about the female MCs who shaped hip-hop. Dec 9, 2019. Retrieved from  https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/the-female-rappers-who-shaped-hip-hop/ 

White, Theresa R. “Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott and Nicki Minaj.” Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 44, No. 6, (2013): 607–626. doi:10.1177/0021934713497365 

 

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