The Male Child Preference In Society Essays and Term Papers

  • Changing Attitude Towards Child Sex Preference

    CHANGING ATTITUDE TOWARDS SEX PREFERENCE AS OLD AGE SECURITY AMONG NIGERIAN OLDER PERSONS BY AJIBOYE, OLANREWAJU EMMANUEL(Ph.D) Department of Sociology, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. Abstract This paper focuses on the intensity of preference for sons over daughters in anticipation...

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  • Critique

    Boy Toys, and Parenting: The science toy preferences in children” discussed on whether toy preference is affected by cultural and social beliefs or biology. She has pointed out that the cultural and society pressures on boys may affect their toy preferences and invite stigmatization for playing atypical...

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  • Chemical Influences and Gender Identity

    question being asked here is, what roles do biology and other influences namely the environment contribute to the development of gender and sexual preference. The 1st thing we need to know before we get into the meat of the argument is to provide the reader with a general idea as to which terms...

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  • Female Foeticide

    to girl child and a lot of other woman progressive initiative, do not make sense when we look at cases of female foeticide. There are only 933 females for every 1000 males against global figure of 1060 females per 1000 males. Sex ratio is a composite indicator of woman's status in a society. If we analyse...

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  • Sexual Selection and Human Reproductive Behaviour

    relationships. Males produce lots of sperm, little cost. Females one egg, big cost. Difference is anisogamy. Explain cost of reproduction for females (9 months, feeding both mother and baby, no other pregnancies, breast feeding, child relying on her). Therefore female choice is paramount, male/ femaleshave...

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  • Female Feoticide

    robbed to their right to be born. The selection of male child over female is enough proof for lack of right to birth to girl child. Social, cultural, financial and psychological reasons are responsible for the prevalence of evil female foeticide in our society. Unfortunately, it became popular for sex determination...

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  • Gender Identity Paper

    PSY/340 December 2, 2012 Dr. W. Scott Benson Gender Identity Hormones play a crucial part in the determination of gender and development of male or female genitalia of an embryo. The timing of the release of these hormones is also crucial. There are two ways hormones influence sex; (1) by influencing...

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  • Homosexual Parents

    Homosexuality is behavior and way of that people express when they have a sexual preference of the same sex. In the 21st century it is widely accepted by society and the general population. Just recently has the argument of same sex parents come to the forefront. There are those who opposed this because...

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  • Twenty First Century Pink or Blue? - Asia's Missing Daughters

    paper then proceeds to analyse the factor that influence Asia’s preference for males and explores the concept of female discrimination. This paper concludes with an analysis of the implications on societal and business environments for both male and female genders. Literature Review In an effort to...

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  • Sex Selective Abortions

    The issue of sex selective abortions is reflective of women’s inferior status throughout contemporary Indian society. Feminism and women’s rights have resulted in abortion rights throughout many countries, which are thought to benefit womanhood for a range of reasons...

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  • "Parent Keeps Child's Gender Secret"

    two boys, Jazz and Kio “to challenge how they’re expected to look and act based on their sex”. (pg.2) Five years old Jazz has already chosen some preferences—he loves the color pink, wearing dresses, and styling his long hair with two braids in the front and one in the back. Although, he likes to dress...

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  • Sex, Gender or Identity?

    reached, if ever. One of the more important debates currently happening is if you are born with your sexuality predetermined or if it is given to you by society. There are many arguments made for both side. However, you cannot discuss sexuality without also discussing gender and sex because the three are so...

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  • Male-Male Compensatory Relationship Theory

    Male-male Compensatory Relationship Theory I. Rationale Among many historical figures, some have been recorded as having homosexual relationships which may or may not be exclusive to same sex. It is through constant suppression and negative connotations that many of them have been left to perish...

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  • One Child at a time: The Effects of China's One-Child Policy

    policies and laws. Some of these laws have proven to be beneficial, while others have caused significant emotional and economical damage. China's One-Child Policy inducted in 1979, is one of those damaging policies which has dramatically altered China's economic well-being while emotionally scaring most...

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  • Gender and Development

    Satapathy(32065) Kajal Kumari(32074) Nitin D Mendhe(32081) INTRODUCTION When we talk about sex ratios, we essentially refer to the number of females per 1000 males in a particular region. According to the sex theory, Homo sapiens being a dioecious species, equilibrium is always maintained, which implies the sex...

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  • Femalefoeticide

    more serious issues that is plaguing our society today.Female foeticide. Female foeticide is the illegal termination of unborn girl child by removing the foetus through the use of medical surgical techniques.Some misguided people get the sex of their unborn child determined by ultrasound technique, and...

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  • One Child Policy in Asia

    focused on. Women's reproductive rights are something that the women of Asia have struggled with, and it really is an issue the whole continent faces. Males are, in some cultures, traditionally preferred and being born into the families of Asia daily (DON'T GET THIS SENTENCE). However, girls are going missing...

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  • Influence of Fatherhood and Female Infanticide

    are the girls grow up into women with a stronger sense of themselves, though some may argue that their femininity is lost with too much influence of a male in their lives. Interestingly, there is a group of peoples in the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo called the Aka, who have...

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  • Female Feticide

    to see that the girl child is still exceedingly underprivileged. The preference for a male child continues to be the most desired norm for a traditional Indian family. This custom is being supported by the evident, ever-growing gap between males and females in the current society. This phenomenon is due...

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  • Sex Selective Abortions

    analysis is based on the ‘One Child Policy of China’; many ethical issues arise from this article and topic in general. The ethical issue that has been chosen for analysis is whether or not sex-selective abortions are ethical for families to have a desired sex of a child in China. Although the ethical...

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