• 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Behavior and Gender Identity
    differentiation in utero have a significant involvement in shaping gender identity. Human beings are sexually oriented by nature. Young children are taught preference when it comes to many things, one of them being personal sexuality and stereotypes regarding social sexuality. They observe specific behaviors concerning...
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  • Female Infanticide
    scary reality for Asian countries such as China and India. Due to attempts to control population and the low value associated with females in these societies historically and culturally, both China and India are now facing a serious gender imbalance. Female infanticide and sex-selective abortion are responsible...
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  • Genderless
    same-sex marriage caused, we are now seeing the advent of arguments for "genderless parenting"; the idea that all a child needs is love and it's irrelevant whether the loving persons are male or female. Now we have "genderless kids." Kathy Witterick and David Stocker, the parents of Jazz (5), Kio (2) and...
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