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Gates of Ivory
Gates of Ivory
Gates of Ivory English 109 Gates of Ivory In a world surrounded by war, death, and atrocity, it sometimes seems as if there is nowhere positive for the characters in the Gates of Ivory by Margaret Drabble to turn. In the mist of these bad images Drabble juxtaposes a unique view into the world of womens reproduction and menstruation that has rarely been revealed in other novels. She shows that menstruation exposes feelings ranging from liberation and empowerment in Alix Bowen, to shame, disgust
Love and sex in the color purple
Love and sex in the color purple
love and sex in the color purple Love and Sex in The Color Purple In the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker, the ignorance, the disregard of, and the necessity of love are all introduced as the main character Celie tells her life story and memories. Love is a word, a signifier, tied to many meanings, all different in context, cultures, and ideologies. Loving yourself involves the physical, mental and emotional aspects of an individual. Celies wounds center around sex and her sexuality,
Why Blame John
Why Blame John
Why Blame John Charlotte Perkins Gilman\'s short story The Yellow Wallpaper has been historically viewed as either a work of supernatural horror or as a feminist treatise regarding the role of women in society. A close analysis of Gilman\'s use of symbols reveals The Yellow Wallpaper as her response to the misogynist view of hysteria from ancient times through the nineteenth century. In The Yellow Wallpaper Gilman questions the validity of Hippocrates\'s theory of the wandering uterus a
Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Air Pollution Air Pollution, addition of harmful substances to the atmosphere resulting in damage to the environment, human health, and quality of life. (Encarta Air Pollution) Damage may be quite an understatement on this topic. I believe that mass extinction might be more than damaging to the quality of life. I seem to be jumping the gun here but as you will see air pollution is a very deadly environmental concern. In the United States alone, air pollution has been a serious environment
Cloning
Cloning
cloning Bioethics, which is the study of value judgments pertaining to human conduct in the area of biology and includes those related to the practice of medicine, has been an important aspect of all areas in the scientific field (Bernstein, Maurice, M.D.). It is one of the factors that says whether or not certain scientific research can go on, and if it can, under which rules and regulations it must abide by. One of the most recent and controversial issues facing our society today is the idea
Population Growth
Population Growth
Population Growth Regional Variations and Patterns of Population Growth The demographic transition model provides one with insight into the transformation or transition which occurs in several steps as the industrialization of a country progresses. By using the demographic transition as a model one can describe regional variations and patterns of population growth on a global level. The demographic transition model includes four stages: the pre industrialized society, the agricultural revolutio
Bush and Gore The Issues
Bush and Gore The Issues
Bush and Gore The Issues Presidential elections have taken place every four years for more than two hundred years. This year is no exception. The forerunners in the 2000 elections are Governor George Bush (Republican) and Vice President Al Gore (Democrat). These candidates have strong and different views on many issues such as crime, abortion and energy. Crime is a major concern of all American citizens and has been addressed by the majority of candidates in past elections. Voter.com, a web sit
Managing Fishery Resourcess
Managing Fishery Resourcess
Managing Fishery Resourcess OUTLINE Basic Overview Types of management- 1. Input controls- limiting the capacity of fishermen to remove fish from the stock Types of Input controls: Limited entry licensing- # of vessels Vessel size/power restrictions- problem- works as a challenge- not a barrier Gear restriction: create specifications with the goal of protecting certain size/ species or habitats Days at sea: controls effort and distributes Close times: protect during essential times,
The economic and governmental sides of legalized a
The economic and governmental sides of legalized a
the economic and governmental sides of legalized abortion The Economic and Governmental Sides of Legalized Abortion Abortion has been a subject of controversy over the past century. Eventually the decision was settled in favor of pro-choice, in the Supreme Court case Roe versus Wade. At 10:00 a.m. on January 22,1973, the United States Supreme Court announced that the Texas abortion law was unconstitutional. The Court also declared the Georgia abortion law unacceptable. The vote was seven to two
Abortion the hard truth
Abortion the hard truth
abortion the hard truth ABORTION THE HARD TRUTH Table of Contents Outline KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK.1 BodyKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK.2 BibliographyKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK8 Title: Abortion: the hard truth Hypothesis: It is evident that abortion is harmful to the mother. I. Introduction X The definition of abortion is presented. X How abortion is argued is told.
Womens health
Womens health
Womens health Vick 1800- 235- 9162 - 72222 Matriarchal? Once upon a time, the many cultures of this world were all part of the gynocratic age. Paternity had not yet been discovered, and it was thought ... that women bore fruit like treeswhen they were ripe. Childbirth was mysterious. It was vital. And it was envied. Women were worshipped because of it, were considered superior because of it.... Men were on the peripheryan interchangeable body of workers for, and worshippers of, the female cen
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
Abortionprospeech
Abortionprospeech
abortionprospeech Intro 1.5mins Set the scene Let us all for just a second imagine, imagine you are running around on the grass. It\'s your choice, you may get hurt but you take the risk. All is well until you step on a thorn. You don\'t want it and it is not going to do you any good having it in your foot so you remove it. Problem solved. This is a lot like having an abortion don\'t you think? greeting Ladies and Gentlemen, I will address you on the thorny issue of abortion and raise serious p
Contraceptives
Contraceptives
contraceptives The practice of birth control prevents conception, thus limiting reproduction. The term birth control, coined by Margaret SANGER in 1914, usually refers specifically to methods of contraception, including STERILIZATION. The terms family planning and planned parenthood have a broader application. METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL Attempts to control fertility have been going on for thousands of years. References to preventing conception are found in the writings of priests, philosophers, a
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
MEDICAL MARYJANE
MEDICAL MARYJANE
MEDICAL MARYJANE The thesis of this 10 page paper is that there is a medical necessity for the legal use of marijuana. There is significant evidence that supports the benefits of THC, a chemical found in marijuana, is beneficial for sufferers of cancer, AIDS and glaucoma. Though THC is available in tablet form, many seriously ill patients cannot take the oral medication, and many complain that the pill is ineffective. If the use of marijuana can significantly reduce the suffering of severely il
ABORTION
ABORTION
aBORTION The Child Custody Protection Act (CCPA), introduced on March 23, 1999 by Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (with currently 128 cosponsors), would make it a federal offense to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of obtaining an abortion in contravention of a state law requiring parental involvement in a minor\'s decision to obtain an abortion (or judicial waiver of such a requirement). A violation of the Act is a Class One misdemeanor, carrying a fine of up to $100,000
Abortion19
Abortion19
Abortion19 Abortion is one of the most controversial issues of our day. People generally have strong views about abortion. It is an issue about life and death. Abortion draws out two different worldviews. The human world view, which says, You do whatever you want. Its your own choice not anyone else. In addition, the religious world, which I believe, says, God forbids us to murder, and knows that its a mortal sin. I believe that the real reason that we see so many people wanting the availa
Legal terms
Legal terms
Legal terms Amicus Curiae Brief- a document submitted by an individual or government to aid in a lawsuit. Although the individual(s) or government has nothing to do with the lawsuit, the document helps the court gain information about the lawsuit. Beyond Reasonable Doubt- evidence showing that the accused has been found guilty or not guilty beyond a shadow of a doubt. The jurors are completely convinced that no stone has been unturned, and all the evidence, and their results, is satisfied to a
Lost Victim
Lost Victim
Lost Victim In this semester of Women Studies 101, we have attempted many times to understand that the female experience of one group can be very much different from another group\'s experience. These experiences all vary by gaps of generations, race, class, and even sub-cultural. I have come to the realization that I am an example of Duh Feminism as discussed early on in the semester. My female experience has been very sheltered. I am young and white, and have been raised by liberal middle-c
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.
Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf The purpose and goals of the FBI are to uphold the law through the investigation of violations of federal criminal law. Also, to protect the United States from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities, and provide leadership and law enforcement assistance to federal, state, local, and international agencies. All of these responsibilities need to be done in a manner that is responsive to the needs of the public and is faithful to the Constitution of the United States. The FBI\'
Prostitution and Its Unfortunate Aftermath
Prostitution and Its Unfortunate Aftermath
Prostitution and Its Unfortunate Aftermath Prostitution and Its Unfortunate Aftermath Life...the greatest adventure. This statement, so powerful yet for many teens who enter the dark world of prostitution, it happens to be the furthest thing from the truth. This life of despair can lead to a lifetime of pain and suffering (Farley www.prostitutionresearch.com). Many teenagers resort to prostitution out of desperation. The unfortunate popularity of teen prostitution has led to Post-Traumatic Str
Status of Women
Status of Women
Status of Women Disadvantages of being Muslim women By Radha Rastogi LUCKNOW: M R Syeda Hameed\'s report on the status of Muslim women in India, entitled \'\'Voice of the Voiceless\'\', is a bold initiative, documentating in no uncertain terms the double disadvantage of being women and Muslim in India. As member of the National Commission for Women, Dr Hameed conducted public hearings from Kerala to Kashmir, Calcutta to Surat. Everywhere, it was the same story, as women spoke of community objec
Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools By
Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools By
: uti Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools By: E. Brophy Coinciding with the onslaught of the new millennium, schools are beginning to realize that the parents are not doing their job when it comes to sexual education. The school system already has classes on sexual education; these classes are based mainly on human anatomy. Most schools do not teach their students about relationships, morals, respect, self-discipline, self-respect, and most importantly contraceptives. Everyday students
None Provided4
None Provided4
None Provided4 Bioethics, which is the study of value judgments pertaining to human conduct in the area of biology and includes those related to the practice of medicine, has been an important aspect of all areas in the scientific field (Bernstein, Maurice, M.D.). It is one of the factors that says whether or not certain scientific research can go on, and if it can, under which rules and regulations it must abide by. One of the most recent and controversial issues facing our society today is th
The inevitable
The inevitable
the inevitable Automatically when people talk about human cloning that tend to be negative. Most reaction is people shouldnt play god or interfere with nature. Of course there are negative consequences that could come from cloning. On the other hand there is so many positive things that could save more lives than it would cost. Yes Cloning involves risky techniques that could result in premature babies and some deaths. That is why public policy needs to be changed on cloning. The medical possi
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Science Philosophy of Science Final Paper on Darwin It is commonly thought today that the theory of evolution originated from Darwin in the nineteenth century. However, the idea that species mutate over time has been around for a long time in one form or another. Therefore, by Darwin\'s time the idea that species change from one type into another was by no means new, but was rejected by most because the proponents of evolution could not come up with a satisfactory mechanism that w
Abortion1
Abortion1
abortion1 Abortion; is it murder or a womans right? Is an embryo a life or is it just a glob of tissue? When does an embryo become a valuable human life? Is it when conception takes place or when it gains human appearance? Is it when it feels its mothers touch and receives her love? Is it not a human until it can survive on its own outside of the womb? These are a lot of questions that are asked when the topic of abortion arises. Some believe that it is a womens choice to deal with her body a
Abotion
Abotion
Abotion Abortion Is Killing and Immoral In Americas Society Abortion is a topic that most people rather not face. More and more abortions occur everyday, causing potential lives to be terminated due to irresponsible sexual activity among adults and teens. Abortions cheats the unborn child of his or hers existence and unknown experiences to come. Abortions are quick escape goats for irresponsible individuals and cause pain, suffering, and death. I t is against the law and immoral to kill another
Animal experimentation
Animal experimentation
animal experimentation ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION Holly Anderson was a strong supporter for animal rights. When she was a little girl, she saw a cat get run over by a car. As she watched it die slowly, some young boys were poking it with a stick. She screamed, Why dont you leave that poor cat alone! One boy replied, We wanted to see if maggots will come out of its nose! Hey Jimmy! the boy yelled at his friend, Go get your firecrackers! Holly started crying and ran away. From then on, she vie
Griswold v Connecticut
Griswold v Connecticut
Griswold v Connecticut On June 7th 1965, married couples in the State of Connecticut received the right to acquire and benefit from contraceptive devises. In a majority decision by the United States Supreme Court, seven out of the nine judges believed that sections 53-32 and 54-196 of the General Statues of Connecticut , violated the right of privacy guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment. The case set precedence by establishing marital (and later constitutional) privacy, and had notable influe
My Choice for President and Why HE didnt win
My Choice for President and Why HE didnt win
My Choice for President and Why HE didnt win Part One: My Decision For the majority of students at the University of Arizona, along with the rest of the nation\'s collegiate population, the 2000 Presidential Election will be the first in which we will be eligible to participate in. One of the advantages of being a college student during an election year is the amount of education influencing our decisions. Since the beginning of the year my awareness of the Campaign 2000 has grown substantially
Platos de feminization of the republic
Platos de feminization of the republic
platos de feminization of the republic Plato\'s suggestion that female guardians do everything male guardians do is a radical and revolutionary proposal in a time when women were viewed as property. However there are complexities and contradictions in the Platonic text on female equality. He makes obvious statements and allusions those women are more cowardly, less trustworthy, innately worse then men. In Book V, he emphasizes that women, as a class are equals to men in capacity, although on th
Roe v Wade
Roe v Wade
Roe v Wade In 1973 the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Roe V. Wade. Jane Roe was a single mother trying to raise one child on a limited income. She was living in Dallas Texas when she became pregnant with another child. There were no medical issues that would have prevented her from carrying this child to full term. The lack of income and already having a child was her deciding factor. In March of 1970 Jane Roe filed suit against the state of Texas. She declared that the Texas C
Ru486
Ru486
ru486 Overview: The medication mifepristone was invented in France by Dr. Etienne-Emile Baulieu in 1980. It is widely know as RU-486 throughout North America. The letters is taken from the initials of the pharmaceutical company Roussel-Uclaf. The 486 is an arbitrary lab serial number. 1 It was first introduced in France, where it is called Mifegyne. It has been used, in combination with prostaglandin medication, to induce abortions in about 500,000 women over almost 2 decades. Over the
Women in the State
Women in the State
Women in the State The purpose of this paper is to define the different types of feminism and describe whether there is still potential for a unified consensus among the different feminist groups. The four main types of feminism can be separated into the following categories: liberal, radical, socialist and identity. These types of feminism may be easily divided academically, but there are many aspects that people consider from all angles to form their own opinion. The following is a descriptio
Repductive rights of MRDD
Repductive rights of MRDD
repductive rights of MRDD Involuntary Sterilization The Reproductive Rights of the Developmentally Disabled Allison Burnham Marriage and Family Instructor Sister Agatha Niebrugge February 15 2001 Involuntary Sterilization The Reproductive Rights of the Developmentally Disabled Sterilization of the developmentally disabled or the mentally retarded is an issue that has long been debated in America. Mental retardation is defined as the inability to learn normally and develop mentally. Traditionall
Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church
Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church
Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church For us in Scotland homosexuality is one of the most prominent issues in Church and society today. Gay-rights advocates and activists are pushing a strong political agenda from the leftjob benefits for domestic partners, civil recognition for gay marriages, the right to bear ones own children via reproductive technologies, equal access to adoption, anti-discrimination statutes. At the same time, the government has changed legislation regarding the teaching
Is There a Moral Right to Abortion
Is There a Moral Right to Abortion
Is There a Moral Right to Abortion The tragedy of an unwanted pregnancy that threatens a woman\'s life or health existed in the ancient world as it does today. At the time the Bible was written, abortion was widely practiced in spite of heavy penalties. The Hebrew scriptures had no laws forbidding abortion. This was chiefly because the Hebrews placed a higher value on women than did their neighbors. There are, however, some references to the termination of pregnancy. Exod. 21:22-25 says that if
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None Provided8
None Provided8 Recently, congress has been going over the issue of partial birth abortions. A partial birth abortion is performed in the second and third trimesters. A partial birth abortion entails (1) inducing a breech delivery with forceps, (2) delivering the legs, arms, and torso only, (3) puncturing the back of the skull with scissors or a trochar, (4) inserting a suction curette into the skull, (5) suctioning the contents of the skull so as to collapse it, (6) completing the delivery. A p
Can we or should we clone humans
Can we or should we clone humans
can we or should we clone humans Cloning humans has recently become a possibility that seems much more feasible in today\'s society than it was twenty years ago. It is a method that involves the production of a group of identical cells or organisms that all derive from a single individual (Grolier 220). It is not known when or how cloning humans really became a possibility, but it is known that there are two possible ways that we can clone humans. The first way involves splitting an embryo into
Cloning
Cloning
cloning Shortly after the announcement that British scientists had successfully cloned a sheep, Dolly, cloning humans has recently become a possibility that seems much more feasible in today\'s society. The word clone has been applied to cells as well as to organisms, so that a group of cells stemming from a single cell is also called a clone. Usually the members of a clone are identical in their inherited characteristics that is, in their genes except for any differences caused by mutation. Id
Cloning
Cloning
cloning Shortly after the announcement that British scientists had successfully cloned a sheep, Dolly, cloning humans has recently become a possibility that seems much more feasible in today\'s society. The word clone has been applied to cells as well as to organisms, so that a group of cells stemming from a single cell is also called a clone. Usually the members of a clone are identical in their inherited characteristics that is, in their genes except for any differences caused by mutation. Id
Cloning
Cloning
cloning Shortly after the announcement that British scientists had successfully cloned a sheep, Dolly, cloning humans has recently become a possibility that seems much more feasible in today\'s society. The word clone has been applied to cells as well as to organisms, so that a group of cells stemming from a single cell is also called a clone. Usually the members of a clone are identical in their inherited characteristics that is, in their genes except for any differences caused by mutation. Id
Genetic engineering2
Genetic engineering2
genetic engineering2 Erik Anderson Genetic Engineering Mr. Nichols The idea of studying genetic engineering and revealing those results intrigues me thoroughly. Studying these coded proteins or genes brings about revolutionary advancements in the fields of medicine and bioengineering. The possibilities that genetic engineering make are endless. For example, genetic engineering can improve nutritious quality and enhance the flavor in foods. We can also look forward to new techniques in disease p
Genetic engineering2
Genetic engineering2
genetic engineering2 Erik Anderson Genetic Engineering Mr. Nichols The idea of studying genetic engineering and revealing those results intrigues me thoroughly. Studying these coded proteins or genes brings about revolutionary advancements in the fields of medicine and bioengineering. The possibilities that genetic engineering make are endless. For example, genetic engineering can improve nutritious quality and enhance the flavor in foods. We can also look forward to new techniques in disease p
To Clone or Not To Clone Is There Really a Questio
To Clone or Not To Clone Is There Really a Questio
To Clone or Not To Clone Is There Really a Question The debate on Cloning all began in 1997 with the birth announcement of a sheep named Dolly. Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an individual cell. Since then, the debate over human cloning has dominated the bioethics community and almost all industrialized nations have banned human cloning in one form or another. The European parliament pushed through a resolution on cloning. The preamble states: The cloning of human beings& cannot u
Abortion13
Abortion13
Abortion13 Abortion Abortion has been one of the hottest political issues over a number of years. The issue of abortion is a huge debate between pro-lifers, people against abortion, and pro-choicers, people who support abortion. Since the Roe v. Wade court case in 1973, which legalized abortion, laws dealing with abortion have been altered in each individual state. Due to these laws, organizations such as the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Feminists for Life of America (FFL), have be
Abortion2
Abortion2
abortion2 Many people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman\'s right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. This right guarantees the right to