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Beyond Gender By M.R. Hyde
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Does God call women into traditional and non-traditional ministry? Can they preach? How have women been used by God in the past? Read an essay on the role of women in Christian history and how the... More > discovery of these women expanded the understanding of the role of women in the Church for the author. Then read sermons about women to further your Biblical understanding of the role of women in Christian leadership.< Less
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity Study Guide consists of approx. 27 pages of summaries and analysis on Gender Trouble:Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler.
Debating Gender: A Study of Medieval and Contemporary Islam By Nadia Harhash
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The status of women in today’s Muslim world continues to spur debates regarding their role.It also raises questions as to whether Muslim women have experienced greater or declining rights and... More > benefits along with that history. This debate takes place in medieval times, as between the ninth and the thirteenth-century thoughts and views about women were shaped by scholars such as al-Ghazālī’, Ibn Rushd, and Ibn Taymiyya.This study attempts to discuss and explore the status of Muslim women in that period of al-Ghazālī’, Ibn Taymiyya, and Ibn Rushd, comparing the effect of their views on today’s thought in regards to women, through discussing the general status of Muslim women today, and examining different Islamic feminist scholars, namely Fatima Mernissi and Nawal Sa’dawi, who discussed women’s status from a different perspective relevant to the medieval era.< Less
Teaching Gender Equality to Kids By Fazila Derya Agis
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This study is based on a four-hour participant observation during a ‘National Sovereignty and Children’s Feast’ celebration organized by a Bahá’í couple in... More > Ankara, Turkey on April 23, 2011 for their students and the children living in the same residence site as they do. Multicultural children attended the celebration where activities supporting gender equality were performed. This study intends to analyze these activities within the framework of Symbolic Interactionism of Blumer (1969).< Less
The Gender Pay Gap By Homework Help Classof1
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Why do women, on average, earn less than men? In the United States in 2008, the typical woman earned about 80 percent as much as the typical man. A recent study explored several factors that... More > contribute to the gender pay gap.< Less
Revisiting Gender and Migration By M. Murat Yüceşahin, Pınar Yazgan, Saniye Dedeoğlu
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Sections of the book: Introduction: Revisiting Gender in the Context of Migration by Pınar Yazgan, M. Murat Yüceşahin, Saniye Dedeoğlu Chapter Two: Deconstructing Gender-Migration... More > Relationship: Performativity and Representation by M. Murat Yüceşahin Chapter Three: Gendered Pathways: Central Asian Migration through the Lens of Embodiment by Natalia Zotova Chapter Four: For Love or for Papers? Sham Marriages among Turkish (Potential) Migrants and Gender Implications by Işık Kulu-Glasgow, Monika Smit and Roel Jennissen Chapter Five: Undocumented Migrant Women in Turkey: Legislation, Labour and Sexual Exploitation by Emel Coşkun Chapter Six: Family Perspective in Migration: A Qualitative Analysis on Turkish Families in Italy by Gül İnce Beqo Chapter Seven: Marriage and Divorce in the Context of Gender and Social Capital: The Case of Turkish Migrants in Germany by Sevim Atila Demir and Pınar Yazgan Chapter Eight: Effects of Refugee Crisis on Gender Policies: Studies on EU and Turkey by Pelin Sönmez< Less
Gender Relationships in The Vine of Desire and Sula. By María Filgueira Alfonso
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Comparative study of Tony Morrison's Sula and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Vine of Desire and Sister of my Heart. These novels deal with friendship among women and hour this relatioship is... More > affected when one of the members betrays the other. This work comes to prove that people from different ethnic communitites, in this case African American and Asian American women, react in a similar way when placed under the same circustances. Showing here that gender alliegances are stronger than cultural ones.< Less
Gender Relationships in The Vine of Desire and Sula. By María Filgueira Alfonso
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Comparative study of Tony Morrison's Sula and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Vine of Desire and Sister of my Heart. These novels deal with friendship among women and hour this relatioship is... More > affected when one of the members betrays the other. This work comes to prove that people from different ethnic communitites, in this case African American and Asian American women, react in a similar way when placed under the same circustances. Showing here that gender alliegances are stronger than cultural ones.< Less
The Ecumenical violence from a gender perspective By Dra. Patricia A. Taus
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A study of the various rules and jurisprudence of regional and universal organizations control standards based on international humanitarian law and human rights, to perform a global analysis of the... More > various forms that gender violence affecting mainly the women and LGBT people. The crime of gender violence may include, among others, selective abortion based on sex, female infanticide, trafficking, rape during wartime, killings dowry, forced marriages, homophobic attacks to people or LGBT groups, etc. However, there are questionable actions from protector system of international law of human rights that are presented as "tolerated" based on religious, cultural or social precepts and sometimes legally accepted. After analyzing sampling of cases in the various countries of the world, possibly generated intellectual questions about the real situation in the West and East and the need for a global joint efforts in order to achieve gender equality stop be a utopia and merely declaratory provision.< Less
GENDER BIAS IN INDIAN NEWS MEDIA: A STUDY OF THE ORIYA LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS By Hari Krishna Behera
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Media are in the business of providing information. Women and men read watch and listen to this information daily which is in the shape of what we know as news. The media do not merely represent;... More > they also recreate themselves and their vision of the world as desirable, salable. What they reproduce is chosen, not random, not neutral, not without consequence. The media’s focus on the current issues and events of the day and the collection and editing of this information for presentation through the news media - newspapers, television and radio - is the practice of journalism. News is a choice, and extraction process, saying that one event is more meaningful than another event. The very act of saying that means making judgements that are based on values and based on frames.< Less