Women Essays (Examples)

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Depiction Of Women In The Arabian Nights Novels

Pages: 5 (1561 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:89991926

Middle East Literature: Portrayal of women in the Arabian Nights
Introduction
Women play a significant role in the Arabian Nights. Many of the stories and tales in the collection explore the nature, potential dangers, and … Many of the stories and tales in the collection explore the nature, potential dangers, and limits of the sexual drive or desires of women. The frame narrative about women and their sexual desires starts to emerge when in a tale about the wife of a sultan and her affairs with a slave. … when in a tale about the wife of a sultan and her affairs with a slave. This calls into question the loyalty of women and puts into focus infidelity among women. This forces the storyteller, Shahraz?d, to use her storytelling skills calm down Shahrayar's rage against women by letting him know that other women like herself are different and do not……

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Works cited

Blythe, Andrea. Beyond Shahrazad: Feminist Portrayals of Women in the One Thousand and One Nights. Zoetic Press, 2019.

Haddawy, Husain, and Muhsin Mahdi, eds. Arabian Nights. English.; Alf Laylah Wa-laylah. WW Norton & Company, 1995.

Nicholas, Caleb, \\\\\\\\\\\\"Living Subversive Narratives: Shahrazad\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Stories of Women.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Honors Projects, Bowling Green State University, (2016). 269.

Shamma, Tarek. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Women and Slaves: Gender Politics in the Arabian Nights.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Marvels & Tales 31.2 (2017): 239-260.

Zafar, Attiya. Arabian Nights: Seaming the Embroidery of Feminism in the \\\\\\\\\\\\"Couch.\\\\\\\\\\\\" University of Management and Technology, 2019.

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The Bell Jar Shows How Shock Therapy Makes Women Strong

Pages: 7 (2016 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Document #:74900001

… Criticism focuses on “the ways in which literature (and other cultural productions) reinforce or undermine the economic, political, social, and psychological oppression of women” (Tyson, 2006, p. 83). It stems from critical theory, which posits that “to be critical, an inquiry must challenge directly underlying human interests and ……

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Alberga-Parisi, A., & Pope, B. (2018). Loss and the Perfection Crucible in The Bell Jar and The Catcher in the Rye. When Loss Gets Personal: Discussing Death through Literature in the Secondary ELA Classroom, 141.

Bell, E. (2016). Adolescence and Liminality in Carson McCullers’ Short Fiction. In Childhood through the Looking Glass (pp. 89-98). Brill.

Codina, N., & Pestana, J. V. (2019). Time Matters Differently in Leisure Experience for Men and Women: Leisure Dedication and Time Perspective. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(14), 2513.

Effthimiou, O., & Franco, Z. (2017). Heroic intelligence: The hero\\\\\\'s journey as an evolutionary and existential blueprint. Journal of Genius and Eminence, 2(2).

Plath, S. (1996). The bell jar. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Short, E. C., ed. (1991). Forms of curriculum inquiry. New York, NY: SUNY Press.

Tyson, L. (2006). Critical theory today: A user-friendly guide. New York, NY: Routledge.

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Irish Woman Immigrant

Pages: 2 (706 words) Sources: 1 Document Type:Letter Document #:66494339

… Irish Wanted.” Fortunately, things have changed a great deal since my cousin Barney emigrated here thirty years ago. There are many Irishmen and women in respectable positions. Many Irish also fought in the American Civil War and attainted positions in government afterward. Being Irish is no longer ……

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Work Cited

Lynch-Brennan, M. (2009). The Irish Bridget: Irish immigrant women in domestic service in America, 1840-1930 (Irish Studies). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

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Depression Among Older Immigrant African Women In Metro West Massachusetts

Pages: 12 (3684 words) Sources: 20 Document Type:Capstone Project Document #:21927346

Prevalence of Depression in Massachusetts
Prospectus: Depression Among Older Immigrant African Women in Metro West Massachusetts
Abstract
In West Massachusetts United States, the most common health disorders are anxiety and depression. These health disorders are …
Abstract
In West Massachusetts United States, the most common health disorders are anxiety and depression. These health disorders are prevalent in elderly immigrant women aged between 50 and 79 years (Agbemenu, 2016). Despite a variety of efficacious interventions for depression and anxiety, elderly immigrant women experience mental health care disparities in their access to mental health services and the quality of treatment they receive (Sánchez et al., 2014). … in West Massachusetts. The intention in this current study is to understand the causes and prevalence of depression among older immigrant African American women in Metro West Massachusetts as well as how the older immigrants cope with the depression. A total of 20 self-identified social……

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Agbemenu, K. (2016). Acculturation and Health Behaviors of African Immigrants Living in the United States: An Integrative Review. ABNF Journal, 27(3).

Alegría, M., Álvarez, K., & DiMarzio, K. (2017). Immigration and mental health. Current epidemiology reports, 4(2), 145-155.

Baldwin-Clark, T., Ofahengaue Vakalahi, H. F., & Anderson, B. (2016). What about African American older women and depressive symptoms? Educational Gerontology, 42(5), 310-320.

Cassel, J. (1995). The contribution of the social environment to host resistance: the fourth wade Hampton frost lecture. American journal of epidemiology, 141(9), 798-814.

Cobb, S. (1976). Social support as a moderator of life stress. Psychosomatic medicine.

Delara, M. (2016). Social determinants of immigrant women’s mental health. Advances in Public Health, 2016.

Dow, H. D. (2011). An overview of stressors faced by immigrants and refugees: A guide for mental health practitioners. Home Health Care Management & Practice, 23(3), 210-217.

Emadpoor, L., Lavasani, M. G., & Shahcheraghi, S. M. (2016). Relationship between perceived social support and psychological well-being among students based on mediating role of academic motivation. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14(3), 284-290.

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Female Artists In History

Pages: 7 (2218 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:41863907

Women Creating Culture: Sofonisba Anguissola, Mary Wollstonecraft and Emily Dickinson
Introduction
While the patriarchal heritage of the West commonly references the contributions of men … contributions of men to history and culture, the West would not be what it is today without the contributions to culture made by women as well. This paper will look at the contributions of three women in particular—Sofonisba Anguissola, the Italian Renaissance painter whose skill caught the attention of Michelangelo and ultimately won her a position in the court … and ultimately won her a position in the court of King Phillip II of Spain; Mary Wollstonecraft, whose Vindication of the Rights of Women in the 18th century opened the door for the 19th and 20th centuries’ women’s movements; and Emily Dickinson, whose poetry of the 19th century was lauded by second wave feminists such as Adrienne Rich, who identified Dickinson … century was lauded……

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Chisholm, H. (1911). Sophonisba Angussola. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2 (11th ed.), Cambridge University Press, p. 44.

Jones, E. M. (2000). Libido dominandi: Sexual liberation and political control. South Bend, IN: St. Augustine’ Press.

Juhasz, S. (1983). Feminist Critics Read Emily Dickinson. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Sewall, R. B. (1974). The life of Emily Dickinson. NY: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.

Wollstonecraft, M. (1792). Vindication of the Rights of Woman.  https://www.bartleby.com/144/4.html 

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The Nature Of Marriage

Pages: 7 (2040 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Creative Writing Document #:95384548

… is open to satisfying those needs without sharing a home together and having children. Here is where the problem comes in.
Men and women who have sexual intercourse are likely at some point to have a child. Women are naturally made for bearing children. Men are naturally made to impregnate women. Nature finds a way, as Jeff Goldblum’s Ian Malcolm states in the original Jurassic Park. That is the reality.
So when nature finds … going to want to provide for the family—not nurture the child. The mother is generally going to be better suited for that role. Women have great emotional instincts. They themselves know this better than anyone. That is why they have traditionally been tasked with the role of ……

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Bianchi, S.M., Sayer, L. C., Milkie, M.A., & Robinson, J. P. (2012). Housework: Who Did, Does or Will Do It, and How Much Does it Matter? Social Forces; a Scientific Medium of Social Study and Interpretation, 91(1), 55-63.  http://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sos120 

Ehrenreich, B. (2000). Maid to order. Retrieved from  https://www.college.columbia.edu/core/sites/core/files/pages/Ehrenreich_Maid_To_Order.pdf 

Gerson, K. (2010). The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of Age in a New Era of Gender, Work, and Family. New York: OxfordUniversity Press.

Pew Research Center. (2015). Parenting in America. Retrieved from  https://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2015/12/17/1-the-american-family-today/ 

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Female Hip Hop Artists Impact

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

Women have always been part of hip hop, even though their accomplishments and impact have been understated and unsung. Yet any cursory examination of … its roots shows how the musical genre and its ethos evolved as the counterpart to a broader movement for social and political change. Women have remained at the forefront of the cultural revolution that is hip hop, ensuring that feminist values and ideals become mainstream while also … that feminist values and ideals become mainstream while also making sure that feminism does not become whitewashed. Patriarchal social norms have prevented the women of hip hop from receiving the accolades they deserve, but the artists who have made it their business have paved the way for … hip hop from receiving the accolades they deserve, but the artists who have made it their business have paved the way for younger women to take control over their……

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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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Why The Gender Wage Gap Is Really A Myth

Pages: 4 (1078 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:16881842

… does not exist: “The bottom line: the 23-cent gender pay gap is simply the difference between the average earnings of all men and women working full-time.” The enduring myth that “women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns—for doing the same work” is based on the average earnings statistic—not on an actual … work” is based on the average earnings statistic—not on an actual analysis of a side by side comparison of pay for men and women doing the same work (Sommers). But if you ask Nikki Graf, Anna Brown and Eileen Patten, writing for Pew Research, you will research … Eileen Patten, writing for Pew Research, you will research a much different answer. They argue that the pay gap is closing but that women are still behind by as much as 15 cents on the dollar. However, if one pays attention to the data that Graf……

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Works Cited

Graf, Nikki and Anna Brown, Eileen Patton. “The narrowing, but persistent, gender gap in pay.” Pew Research Center, 2019. https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/03/22/gender-pay-gap-facts/

Sommers, Christina Hoff. “6 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die.” Time, 2016. https://time.com/3222543/wage-pay-gap-myth-feminism/

Wilde, Heather. “Does the Wage Gap Exist? I Was Paid 60 Percent Less Than Men in the Same Role.” Inc., 2019. https://www.inc.com/heather-wilde/does-wage-gap-exist-i-was-paid-60-percent-less-than-men-in-same-role.html

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Feminism In Popular Culture

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

… 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 … in” Feminism, a concept propagated by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. The author explains why this type of Feminism is actually bad both for women and for companies. She uses the example of Elizabeth Holmes and the debacle that was Theranos to make her point. The source for … Feminism.
Gill, R. (2007). Postfeminist media culture: Elements of a sensibility. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 10(2), 147-166.
This study examines the way in which women present themselves in media today and what it shows about perceptions of power, strength, authority……

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Male Birth Control Pill Debate

Pages: 2 (740 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:13987342

… “fatigue, headache, acne, decreased libido and mild erectile dysfunction,” which some people have humorously observed is not entirely dissimilar from the side effects women experience from hormonal birth control (Nedelman & Gumbrecht, 2019, par.3). Even the most optimistic projections for the development of the drug are relatively … able to select the individual in a relationship for whom birth control might be most medically appropriate would be so valuable. Today, only women have this option, not men. Male birth control options are less diverse, but this raises the question as to why less research has ……

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Liao, P. V., & Dollin, J. (2012). Half a century of the oral contraceptive pill: historical review and view to the future. Canadian Family Physician, 58(12), e757–e760. Retrieved from:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3520685/ 

Male contraceptive jab ‘effective,’ but side effects are common. (2016). NHS. Retrieved from: https://www.nhs.uk/news/medication/male-contraceptive-jab-effective-but-side-effects- are-common/

Nedelman. M. & Gumbrecht. (2019). A new ‘male birth control’ pill might be safe, but there’s still a long way to go, researchers say. CNN. Retrieved from: https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/25/health/male-birth-control-conference-study/index.html

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