• Sociology of Work in Japan
    This page intentionally left blank A Sociology of Work in Japan What shapes the decisions of employees to work in Japan? The authors of this comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the relationship between work and society in Japan argue that individual decisions about work can only be unders
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  • Work Life Balance
    DIFFICULTY OF BALANCING WORK AND FAMILY LIFE : IMPACT ON THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF QUEBEC FAMILIES THE DIRECTION DÉVELOPPEMENT DES INDIVIDUS ET DES COMMUNAUTÉS MARCH 2007 AUTHORS Nathalie St-Amour, Research Officer Institut national de santé publique du Québec Johanne Laverd
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  • Women Malaysia
    COUNTRY BRIEFING PAPER WOMEN IN MALAYSIA AMINAH AHMAD Consultant December 1998 The views and interpretations in this paper are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Asian Development Bank. This paper is one of a series prepared by consultants in conjunction with the Pro
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  • Socio Culture Impact of Tourism on Women
    Social and cultural impact of tourism on women IVAYLO LOZANOV NIKOLAOS SELLAS NIRAJ GURUNG Page 1 of 18 REPORT Table of contents TITLE PAGE 1 1.0 Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………………..3
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  • Women in Power
    1 "Women in Power - A Theoretical Framework" by Mary Hartman University Professor and Director, Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers University/USA ABSTRACT I will be speaking out of my own background as a historian of western society, and of the implications for women's leadership that I will
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  • Women on Boards
    Rising Voices: Supporting Women’s Political Participation Prepared for UNIFEM Australia by Melanie Tulloch – an intern with the Australian National Internships Program October 2010 Contents Executive Summary v Preface vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Chapter One: Overview of Co
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  • Status of Women in Pakistan/ Women Empowerment in Pakistan
    Status of Women in Pakistan/ Women Empowerment in Pakistan 1. Introduction a. Tarnished image of Muslim and Pakistani Women b. Status of Women in Human Society: A Historical Perspective 2. Problem Areas for Women in Pakistan a. Use of Islam to deny Women Rights b. Gender Discrimination c.
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  • Women Empowerment
    Empowerment of any section of a society is a myth until they are conferred equality before law. The foundation of freedom, justice and fraternity is based on the recognition of the inherent dignity and of equal and inalienable rights to all the members of the society. The Universal Declaration of Hu
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  • The Causes of Divorce
    Cause and Effect Essay “The Causes of Divorce" Tony McCrae English June 11, 2010 The Causes of Divorce From the past to the present, people all over the world have been determined to get married so that they can depend on each other. Nevertheless,
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  • Mothers That Work
    The Effects of Working Mothers on their Children One mother expresses her personal experience and opinion on the effects of her employment on the children "I am happy to see support for the mom who wants to work outside of the home. By my children seeing me go to work, I am teaching them the val
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  • Women in Post-Revolutionary Russia: the Opportunities and Obstacles
    The last Tsar of Russia abdicated the throne in February of 1917. With the fall of the old regime, many old gender barriers fell, as well. The period after the Bolsheviks rose to power was a time of many changes for all Russians, but none were more affected than the women of the time. Lenin, the
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  • Summary on Little Women
    Summary of Part One Little Women tells the story of the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they grow from childhood to adulthood. The story is set during the Civil War times. The March girls are struggling because their father is away at war and funds are limited. Jo and Meg have to work
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  • Women in America
    During the colonial period, granted the role of homemaker and mother, a woman was the center of the household. A woman was to immerse herself into the home and subordinate herself to her husband. However, as time progresses and the nineteenth century opens, the woman begins to work outside the hom
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  • Country Study Comparison Indian vs. Brazilian Women
    In the United States, equality between a husband and a wife continues to progress, globally, especially in third world countries the oppressed position of women in the household continues to be a prevalent problem. In both India and Brazil, women are not equal to their male counter parts within th
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  • Struggle for Equal Work
    Struggle for Equal Work The development of the Lowell Mills in the 1820s provided American women with their first opportunity to work outside the home with reasonable wages and relatively safe work. About ten years later however, working in the mills wasn't the same. Working conditions became mor
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  • To Work or Not to Work, a Sociological View of a Mother's Dilemma
    To Work or Not To Work The Dilemma of the Working Mother INTRODUCTION: The discipline of Sociology has long been interested in the study of human behavior. This interest grows from the sociological conception of relationships which distinguish the individual and differentiate him from othe
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  • Role of Women in Ancient Greece and Egypt
    The Role of Women in Ancient Greece and Egypt Throughout history, most societies held women in an inferior status compared to that of men. This was often justified as being the natural result of biological differences between the sexes. In many societies, for example, people believed women to be mo
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  • Iraqi Women: Bodies and Identities
    Both sides have their own ideas of the war. Even before terrorist became an everyday word, the media differentiated the Middle Eastern world from the western; dominated by religion opposed to a separation of church and state; sectionalist opposed to a worldview; archaic notions of women's place oppo
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  • Equal Rights for Women
    Women have long been fighting for equal rights in every sphere of society. Land ownership, choice of marriage partner, and right to work or leave the house are a few of the basic rights that many men and women take for granted. Many nation-states have been reluctant to treat women as full citizens
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  • Women in the Middle East
    Women of the Middle East have far been viewed as an oppressed group. From the desert sands of Saudi Arabia to the mountainous lands of Afghanistan, Arab women have faced many hardships in their society. While the role of a woman is meant to be nurturing and domestic, many have moved on to a more mod
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