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Independent Women Courtesans in the Italian Renais
Independent Women Courtesans in the Italian Renais
Independent Women Courtesans in the Italian Renaissance Prostitution is normally thought of as anyone who sells his or her body for money. In this century, no distinction is put on the class level of the prostitute or on how much or how little he or she earns, they are still considered just a common prostitute. This was not true of 16th century Italy, though. In this age, prostitution was a legal business and class lines were of great importance. At the top of this list were the honest courtesa
Roman Achievements
Roman Achievements
Roman Achievements Where would the world be today without the founding of the Roman Household and the idea of paterfamilias, advances in science and medicine, and the many changes in Christianity and marriage practices? It is hard to imagine what our society would be like without a head of the household, medicine for illness, science for technology, and Christianity along with marriage practices. The Romans made many advances in science and medicine. Archimedes of Syracuse founded the formula
Censorship What Is Best For Our Children
Censorship What Is Best For Our Children
Censorship What Is Best For Our Children The movie industry became a big hit in America after 1910. These movies were silent movies so therefore; we didn’t have the problem with vulgar language. The first spoken movie was in 1927, called The Jazz Singer. At that time, the movie industry was so worried about keeping his or her audience happy and didn’t want to offend anyone. That we didn’t have the problems that we have today. In 1922, William H. Hays founded the Motion Picture Producers and Dis
Females and advertising
Females and advertising
females and advertising The Oppression of Females in Advertising Our society is a complex collection of institutions, status, roles, values, and norms, and the best way to understand and learn about them is through the use of cultural artifacts. These can be anything from music to art to literature, or as in the example of this discussion, the modern day creation of advertisement as seen in women\'s magazines. As Homo Sapiens moved from the hunter - gatherer way of life to industrial society ,
Realism in british soap opera
Realism in british soap opera
realism in british soap opera Using a media text as a key example, evaluate selected techniques of fictional production which contribute to a sense of realism consistent with genre or format used. Many have defined the term realism but these definitions by Watt and Williams can be easily applied to my choice of media text, which is the British soap opera. Fiske writes that Watt and Williams &.tend to define it by its content. Watt traces its origins to the rise of the novel in the seventeenth
Politics
Politics
politics Tragic Propaganda: Aeschylus’ Intentions Language is Aeschylus\' juggernaut: he uses striking, innovative words to drive an image into the mind of his audience. Clytaemestra, notorious as a villain or perhaps an anti- heroine, effectively acts as a medium for Aeschylus’ brilliant rhetoric in Agamemnon. Clytaemestra’s rhetoric not only invokes vivid imagery, but also confuses and perverts spheres of logic and rhetoric: sacrifice with murder, liquids with cloth, and blood with wine. Thes
Gay couples should be allowed to raise children
Gay couples should be allowed to raise children
gay couples should be allowed to raise children Despite Ignorant Beliefs, it is Alright for a Gay Couple to Raise a Child In the small town that I grew up in just outside of Boston Massachusetts everything thing seemed normal, mothers were at home raising their children, taking them to soccer games and little league, while fathers went off to work every morning only to return home to have dinner with the family. It seemed almost all families were like the Cleaver family. In August of 1986, a ne
Behind the Veil
Behind the Veil
Behind the Veil Behind the Veil: Islamic Society\'s Treatment of Women From the time of birth, a Muslim woman\'s place in Islamic society already has a shadow cast over it. Instead of the joyous cry that boys receive of Allah Abkar1 when they are born, a baby girl is welcomed into the world with a hushed Qurannic prayer. Although Islam venomously denies its role in the suppression of women, a survey of Islamic countries reveals that women are denied their humanity. The status of women in Isla
Margaret Sanger
Margaret Sanger
Margaret Sanger “When a motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race. (Margaret Sanger, 1) Margaret Sanger, known as the founder of birth control, declared this powerful statement. It is reality that the rights that are customary for women in the twentieth century have been the product of the arduous physical and mental work of many courageous women. These individuals fought for the right for wom
Prostitution
Prostitution
Prostitution Prostitution in a broad aspect, is a relatively indiscriminate sexual exchange made for material gain. Individuals prostitute themselves when they grant sexual access for money, gifts, or other payment and in so doing uses their body in commodity. In legal terms the word prostitute refers only to those who engage frequently and overly in such sexual-economic exchanges (Britannica Encyclopedia Online). Prostitution differed in pre-industrial societies compared to industrial societ
Coming Out
Coming Out
Coming Out “Coming out” is a means of identifying one’s sexual orientation as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. At its most basic, “coming out of the closet,” means being honest with those around you—friends, family, colleagues, and so forth—about your sexual orientation, about whom you are. It also means acknowledging one’s sexual orientation to self. Such disclosure is an ongoing, lifelong process rather than a one-time event. New personal, social, and professional situations require gay men and les
Domestic Viloence in Lesbian Relationships
Domestic Viloence in Lesbian Relationships
Domestic Viloence in Lesbian Relationships Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships (This was written as the final paper for the class Dynamics and Impact of Domestic Violence, ALDAC 295 at Bellevue Community College, November 26, 1990.) by NightOwl ©NightOwl 1990 This paper is an attempt to examine domestic violence in lesbian relationships, and the modern response to it, in a social and historical context. I chose to examine domestic violence within lesbian relationships in an attempt to
Gender diff
Gender diff
gender diff Human Sexuality Gender Differences The following research is a study of gender differences in selecting romantic partners. The goal of the study was to determine if males and females place different values on characteristics of the opposite sex, while selecting a romantic partner. To research this situation, surveys were distributed at random to both males and females. The survey asked these people to rank features they felt influenced their decision in selecting romantic partners.
Homosexuality
Homosexuality
Homosexuality Homosexuality Homosexuality is said to be a preference for affiliation and sexual activity with a person of the same sex. The potential for homosexual behavior appears to be a basic part of human sexuality, since many people experience homosexual interest, curiosity, or activity at some point in their lives. Homosexual behavior has also been observed in most animal species. Many homosexuals prefer to be called gay or, in the case of women, lesbian because of the exclusively sexual
Male response to the Female form
Male response to the Female form
Male response to the Female form Every action has a reaction. All human beings react to certain situations in certain ways. Little children cringe at the sight of brussel sprouts, people cry at sad movies, and everyone laughs at jokes. How do men react when they are brought before the nude female form? What is the basis for their reactions? Do people change personalities when exposed to this? I have tried to learn the mysteries behind these questions, and brought myself to many conclusions. The
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None Provided7
None Provided7 The cause of homosexual behaviors has long been a controversial topic debated by scientists, psychologists, and many others among the general population. The Newsweek article Born or Bred discusses many possible causes of homosexuality. According to the research done in 1991 by neuroscientist Simon LeVay, the area of the brain that controls sexual activity called the hypothalamus, was less than half the size in homosexual males compared to heterosexual males. This result tells us
Puberty
Puberty
Puberty Lets talk about puberty. What is the first thing that comes into our minds when we say puberty? Well, sex is the most common thought that pops out from the head of many people. But there is much more than sex to puberty. Puberty is a very unique and important evolving stage of all males and females. During puberty, guys and girls go through many changes that we might find funny, scary and weird. During puberty, the level of testosterone and estrogen in both boys and girls increases gre
Sadomasochism A Form of Deviance
Sadomasochism A Form of Deviance
Sadomasochism A Form of Deviance SADOMASOCHISM: A Form Of Deviance Sadomasochism is a sexually deviant behavior that is practiced by many people within todays society. It is the combination of two paraphilias, sadism and masochism, which are usually always linked together. An occasional mild or light form of sadomasochism (or S& M for short), is considerably common among the general population. Many people often enjoy being mildly dominant or submissive during lovemaking. They believe that it
Same Sex Marraiges in the United States
Same Sex Marraiges in the United States
Same Sex Marraiges in the United States Same-Sex Marriages In the United States How do most couples show the world that they are in a loving, devoted, committed relationship? How does one express that they want to spend the rest of their life with one particular person? This is normally done through a marriage, celebrated by a wedding, certified by a marriage license. Homosexuals are human; therefore they are capable of loving another person just as any heterosexual human. Yet, homosexuals are
Sex Education1
Sex Education1
Sex Education1 What is comprehensive, reality-based sexuality education? True comprehensive, reality-based sexuality education seeks to assist young people in understanding a positive view of sexuality, provide them with information and skills about taking care of their sexual health, and help them acquire skills to make decisions now and in the future. Ideally, sexuality education is taught in ways that are age- and experience-appropriate in kindergarten through 12th grade. It is taught by tra
Sexual Deviances
Sexual Deviances
Sexual Deviances Sexual disorders are categorized into three general groups. The groups are sexual dysfunctions, sexual deviations, and homosexuality. These are not necessary abnormal, but what is considered out of the norm by either the mental health establishment, or society, or both. The first group, sexual dysfunctions, have increased significantly over the last decade. Which, in turn, has increased the progress in the study and treatment of sexual dysfunctions. One important aspect that ca
Sexuality and sexual Identity
Sexuality and sexual Identity
Sexuality and sexual Identity Sexuality and Sexual Identity In Social Deviance Alfred C. Kinsey argued in 1948 that It would encourage clearer thinking on these matters [of labeling homosexuals] if persons were not characterized as heterosexual or homosexual, but as individuals who have had certain amounts of heterosexual experience and homosexual experience. Instead of using these terms as substantives (real and apparent entities) which stand for persons, &they may be better used to describe
The universal barriers that affect all relationshi
The universal barriers that affect all relationshi
the universal barriers that affect all relationships The Universal Barriers That Affect All Relationships Since the beginning of mankind, sexual relationships between people have always been and always will be crucial to the continuance of humanity. This idea applies to everyone, no matter what race you are or what your sexual preference is. But with every start of a relationship, there have always been issues that surround us in how we are to go forward with starting these relationships. And w
The universal barriers that affect all relationshi
The universal barriers that affect all relationshi
the universal barriers that affect all relationships The Universal Barriers That Affect All Relationships Since the beginning of mankind, sexual relationships between people have always been and always will be crucial to the continuance of humanity. This idea applies to everyone, no matter what race you are or what your sexual preference is. But with every start of a relationship, there have always been issues that surround us in how we are to go forward with starting these relationships. And w
Irresponsible Attitudes towards contraceptions of
Irresponsible Attitudes towards contraceptions of
Irresponsible Attitudes towards contraceptions of teens Irresponsible Attitudes Toward Intimacy and Contraception in Teens When it became clear that HIV/AIDS was beginning to seriously affect the heterosexual community, greater numbers of individuals began practicing safe sex or abstinence. In addition to self-reports, one indicator that this was true of teens as well as adults was declining teen pregnancy rates. Those rates, however, began rising again in the late 1980s after years of decline.
Supreme court decisions
Supreme court decisions
Supreme court decisions 10 Supreme Court Decisions That Greatly Impacted The Reproduction Rights Of Women When talking about Supreme Court decisions that have greatly impacted the lives of women it is very hard to settle on just five of the many cases that have been ruled in favor of the rights of women. When discussing the topic of reproductive freedom and The Supreme Courts rulings on these matters ten cases can and must be discussed in order to provide a total overview and timeline of these
Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan
Nursing Care Plan Course: NUR 1210L Instructor: Dates of Care: 12, 13, 19 & 20 Sept 96 Date Submitted: 11/15/96 Student Names: Anthony Bernardi, SN/SPJC HOLISTIC NURSING CARE PLAN STUDENT Anthony Bernardi GRADE DATE November 15, 1996 Clients Clinical Picture (5) (Initial Cephacaudal assessment) Textbook Description of Diagnosis (5) Summary of Clients Progress (5) Completion of Holistic NCP Tool (30) NURSING DIAGNOSIS (15) GOALS (10) INTERVENTIONS (10) RATIONALES (5) EVALUATIONS (10) REFERENCE
A Collection of Book Reviews Dealing With Racism
A Collection of Book Reviews Dealing With Racism
A Collection of Book Reviews Dealing With Racism Achebe, Chinua. 1992. Things Fall Apart. New Jersey: Everyman\'s Library. This is a gripping novel about the problem of European colonialism in Africa. The story relates the cultural collision that occurs when Christian English missionaries arrive among the Ibos of Nigeria, bringing along their European ways of life and religion. Angelou, Maya. 1986. All God\'s Children Need Traveling Shoes. New York: Random House. This book provides a first-hand
Abortion18
Abortion18
Abortion18 Abortion what is it, why do we have it, and is it wrong? These are just a few questions people have about abortion. In this paper I will try to educate you on certain topics about abortion. There are many diffrent issues on abortion, but I am only going to cover a few of them. One issue is based on a religious point of view. Many people believe that if you are catholic you are against abortion. This only stands true in the church, because many catholic people do believe in abortion.
Beauty Myth
Beauty Myth
Beauty Myth This month\'s column is for women who believe their thighs are too big, their breasts are too small, their hair is boring, their skin is flawed, their body is shaped funny, or their clothes are outdated. This month\'s column is for women who believe their life would improve if they could lose 15 pounds; if they could afford contact lenses, that new perfume or anti-cellulite concoction; if they got a nose job, a face lift, a tummy tuck, etc. This month\'s column is for women who feel
Cyberporn censorship or free speech
Cyberporn censorship or free speech
cyberporn censorship or free speech CYBERPORN: CENSORSHIP OR FREE SPEECH? INTRODUCTION The Internet is a worldwide network of computers and databases that has evolved rapidly in recent years. Tremendous amounts of information are transmitted and are fairly easy to obtain. Although in the past the information available was for the most part educational and business oriented, in recent years it has become much more diverse and questions have been raised as to the appropriateness of the content be
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Ericksons theory
Ericksons theory
ericksons theory PSY 3300 - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (3 Semester Credit Hours) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- INSTRUCTOR: Ms. Sandra M. Harris P. O. BOX 241842 Montgomery, AL 36124 [email protected] (334) 279-1251 CATALOG DESCRIPTION: The human being from conception to old age, with emphasis on child and adolescent periods. Includes observations of children and interviews of adults and youth. PREREQUISITES: PSY 2200 GENERAL COURSE CONTENT: Develo
Feminism
Feminism
feminism The world today has changed in many aspects of gender related life style. Yet there is an area of improvement in the focus of gender: based on labour and the patriarchial working woman. The class society have a great impact on the behaviour women carry out. The different theories and definitions help to explain the relationship of the construction of the gender. Feminism has a great impact on the gender role in our society. Feminists have been fighting for a long time for power and con
Feminism
Feminism
feminism The world today has changed in many aspects of gender related life style. Yet there is an area of improvement in the focus of gender: based on labour and the patriarchial working woman. The class society have a great impact on the behaviour women carry out. The different theories and definitions help to explain the relationship of the construction of the gender. Feminism has a great impact on the gender role in our society. Feminists have been fighting for a long time for power and con
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Gilgemish
gilgemish Death in ancient Mesopotamia was something to be dreaded. Nowhere is there mentioned an afterlife condition comparable to our ideas of heaven. Their netherworld, endured by all, must have been the prototype of our idea of hell. It’s a place wherein souls “are bereft of light, clay their food” and “dirt is their drink.” They are ruled over by the harrowing figure of Ereshkigal, forever rending her clothes and clawing her flesh in mourning over her endless miscarriages. These unpleasant
HOMOSEXUALITY
HOMOSEXUALITY
HOMOSEXUALITY HOMOSEXUALITY In todays society, there exists a myriad of issues which, when discussed, tend to raise the temperature of the citizens proverbial blood. There are a handful of topics that always seem to escalate this temperature to the boiling point among individuals who earnestly participate in discussion, debate and argument. Some examples of such delicate subjects are the death penalty, abortion, and euthanasia. An issue that has in recent years, begun to command the intensity
Jola Initiation Ritual
Jola Initiation Ritual
Jola Initiation Ritual JOLA INITIATION RITUAL: MAPPING NO-1 The phenomenon of folkloric festivals and cultural identity in the contemporary Senegal region of the Casamance provides a unique opportunity to experience and describe customs that have dictated creative and functional experiences for over a thousand years in the western mid enclave of African continent. In seeking to understand this subject we are made aware of the changing textures of time and space and the beauty of physical univer
Lesbian Musicology and the Music of Dame Ethel Smy
Lesbian Musicology and the Music of Dame Ethel Smy
Lesbian Musicology and the Music of Dame Ethel Smyth Lesbian Musicology and the Music of Dame Ethel Smyth By Anne Frankenfield I have always believed that a musician writes music to express his/her emotions, thoughts, and beliefs in a way that can be both hidden and quite apparent to their listeners at the same time. It can be viewed as a release or a medium through which to share an experience. These artists attempt to relate to their listeners and even hope to provide the listener with the wo
Male Respose to the Female form
Male Respose to the Female form
Male Respose to the Female form Male response to the Female form... By: J. Geralch Every action has a reaction. All human beings react to certain situations in certain ways. Little children cringe at the sight of brussel sprouts, people cry at sad movies, and everyone laughs at jokes. How do men react when they are brought before the nude female form? What is the basis for their reactions? Do people change personalities when exposed to this? I have tried to learn the mysteries behind these ques
Men Verse Women
Men Verse Women
Men Verse Women Men, Women and Sex Differences By: Andrea Palmer Nature vs. Nurture? The debate has obsessed the minds of psychologists and philosophers for many years, each arguing their idea is the right way. ABC aired a TV documentary Boys and Girls are Different hosted by John Stossel to show some of the leading feminists ideas and their opponents thoughts. Psychologist, and researcher from the Kinsey Institute, June M. Reinisch believes that biology and culture shape gender differences.
Myth
Myth
myth None_Provided By: Nicole b E-mail: [email protected] Nicole Boyd World Mythology Compare or contrast two major female fertility deities as to character, activities and role in the myth. In the myths of the ancient world, a great deal of importance is placed on the rhythmical cycle of birth, maturity, death and rebirth. Ancient agrarian people observed the world around them, and from this observation they realized that their lives as well as every other living thing on this planet was a pa
Nit started by way of messengers and scribes, evol
Nit started by way of messengers and scribes, evol
nik nit started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world- wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the most powerful source of information we h
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None Provided29
None Provided29 Pornography in the Media It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the most
Opinion on socialist feminism
Opinion on socialist feminism
opinion on socialist feminism Socialist Feminists’ conception of a socially influenced human nature. Though most of us like to think of ourselves as independent minded, that belief is false. Since early childhood, values, judgments, and standards of society have been engraved in our minds. So much so that it is nearly impossible to know any other way of thought and behavior. As a child we know that it’s okay if mommy cries at a movie, but daddy isn’t really supposed to. We learn how to speak in
Pornograpyh
Pornograpyh
Pornograpyh Sexual morality has declined in America today. The immoral life can be seen all around us. We see it in drugs, alcohol, movies, magazines, gangs, teenage pregnancy, pre-marital sex, and society as a whole. A person can walk into almost any convenience store and purchase a magazine depicting naked women. Videos and movies with graphic sex scenes can be rented or watched in any movie theater. They have become more common than ever before. Almost every movie with an R rating will hav
Premarital Sex
Premarital Sex
Premarital Sex Premarital Sex The controversy over premarital sex has never been more profound than it is today. The very mention of the word brings forth radically different reactions. At one time, the very subject of sex was taboo, and then the sexual revolution was introduced as a time when people were unrestrained and open to explore their sexuality. Today, many have become so inordinately apprehensive about sexually related diseases that they perceive premarital sex as totally foolhardy. I
Sexual
Sexual
sexual Sexual Harassment Over the years, many people have believed that the issue of sexual harassment should not be discussed in public. Sexual harassment was to be discussed behind closed doors. In spite of this, the social and political systems have changed instantaneously. This social problem has affected men and women throughout time, however, it seems that the women of our society more closely look at this issue. This social topic has encouraged women to establish organizations in order t
The Victorian Female Friendship and Homosexual Ref
The Victorian Female Friendship and Homosexual Ref
The Victorian Female Friendship and Homosexual References in Emily Dickinsons Work While some might believe that Dickinson is a chaste and eclectic hermit from New England, I found her work to be saturated in oblique (by todays standards) sexual references, many of which would be referred to today as lesbian. Homosexual imagery is not what typically comes to mind when thinking of works by Emily Dickinson, but I found that element to be present while reading select poetry and letters from her r