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Gender and age

The Western Shoshone illustrate one culture in which the change in numbers of seasonal congregation is beneficial, living, before driven out by the white settlers, in the American Great Basin. Much of the food of the Shoshone came from seasonal berries, nuts and seeds, as well as meat from antelope and deer which were migrating […]

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What makes debate surrounding masculinity so contentious?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary the word contentious refers to “quarrelsome, Likely to cause argument. This question simply affirms that masculinity does evoke disputes. This essay seeks to establish what the cause of the contention is. The reason as to why the debate surrounding the masculinity is so contentious will be explored in four […]

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Ethnographies of Gender, Modernity, and Postcolonialism

Fruit of the Motherland and In the Realm of the Diamond Queen both address gender issues in small-scale egalitarian societies whose cultures have been imposed upon by modernization and have reacted with varying degrees of resistance. The central theme for Lepowsky’s Fruit of the Motherland is near total equality between the sexes of Vanatinai, a […]

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Gender oppression and how this manifests in education and society

Students will examine an area of oppression of their choice, discussing hoe this manifests itself in society and how it impacts upon the lives of individuals and communities. In this assignment students are expected to apply learning from the Sociology element of the module. For the purpose of this essay the writer will look at […]

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Gendered Studies: Why doesn’t Barbie have an IT Degree?

The article in question calls our attention to the �lack of participation and further progression in tertiary education of women in IT…�. And the intention of the same article is to find the reasons that make young women not choose information technology for their further education. If we wanted to summarize the article, we could […]

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Gender and Class

Gender can present problems when the employment aggregate approach is operational in the argument of class definition. Implementers of said approach such as Goldthorpe and Wright are often said to be relatively static in their approach to occupational/class structure. Goldthorpe offers the opinion that class cannot be successfully analysed to conclude any account of class […]

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Gender and the Manga Industry

Gender and the Manga Industry The manga (aka comics) industry makes up about 40 percent of all publications in Japan. In fact, Japan`s comics industry is probably the largest in the world. Whether is is sci-fi, adventurue, baseball, romance, gourmet cooking or S&M, one can always find a manga catered to his or her personal […]

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