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Campus Climate Sexual Assault Survey (2015) Analysis, Felicia Rosin 2018 The University of Akron

Campus Climate Sexual Assault Survey (2015) Analysis, Felicia Rosin

Honors Research Projects

The issue of sexual assault has garnered widespread attention in recent years, as is evident by the growing number of high-profile cases and mainstream social movements. With this increasingly bright spotlight, it is no surprise that The University of Akron has interest in improving the sexual violence education programs offered to students. In 2015, the university conducted a survey to gather information on the campus climate surrounding sexual assault. This analysis dives into a deeper analysis of the data gathered in an attempt to pinpoint areas that require the university’s attention. The analysis covers topics identified by Dean of ...


The Glass Ceiling’S Missing Pieces: Female Migrant Domestic Workers Navigating Neoliberal Globalization In Latin America, Roselyn Cantu 2018 Claremont McKenna College

The Glass Ceiling’S Missing Pieces: Female Migrant Domestic Workers Navigating Neoliberal Globalization In Latin America, Roselyn Cantu

CMC Senior Theses

This thesis explores globalization’s effects on female migrant domestic workers in Latin America by examining the socioeconomic and political status of Paraguayan and Peruvian domestic workers in Argentina. Through this research, I answer several key questions. First, how does globalization shape neoliberal markets that enforce the exploitative structures of domestic labor? Second, how is gender inequality present in governmental and social discrimination? Third, do the costs of transnational care labor outweigh the benefits? The former two questions are answered by the rising demand for care labor and resulting global care chains that fuel greater cross-border migration and statelessness of ...


Voices Of Women: The Impact Of Women's Political Reservations On Female Child Mortality In India, Kohsheen Sharma 2018 Scripps College

Voices Of Women: The Impact Of Women's Political Reservations On Female Child Mortality In India, Kohsheen Sharma

Scripps Senior Theses

This paper uses state-level variation in the implementation of the 73rd amendment in India to observe the relationship between political reservations for women in local government and female child mortality. Nationally, reservations for women are not associated with a statistically significant difference in female child mortality. However, a state by state analysis shows variations in the level of impact of reservations on the topic of female child mortality. This paper examines the constraints on female representatives and their level of effectiveness in executing pro-female policies given the political and social environment. The two case studies on Kerala and Haryana explore ...


Understanding Gender Differences In Adult Adhd, Julia Squeri 2018 University of Colorado, Boulder

Understanding Gender Differences In Adult Adhd, Julia Squeri

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The legitimacy and acceptance of adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a valid diagnosis is a relatively new development in the field of ADHD research. Research surrounding the prevalence, diagnosis, manifestation, and associated impairments of adult ADHD has not been conducted to the extent of the research existing on childhood ADHD, and few studies have examined the nature of gender differences in adult ADHD. The current study obtained parent and self-report ratings of ADHD symptoms for an unselected sample of college students to test competing hypotheses regarding gender differences in the prevalence of adult ADHD and associated access to ...


Always Gay, Never Queer: An Analysis Of Will & Grace’S Strategy For Mainstream Success, Bethany Keupp 2018 University of Colorado, Boulder

Always Gay, Never Queer: An Analysis Of Will & Grace’S Strategy For Mainstream Success, Bethany Keupp

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This paper explores the context in which Will & Grace aired and why it was successful. Through investigating the types of LGBT+ representation of the time, I discovered and important distinction between shows with LGBT+ characters and those containing queer content—the latter of which was all but completely kept from mainstream television. This also allowed an exploration of tropes which made LGBT+ characters acceptable or successful on this platform. An in-depth examination into the sitcom Ellen’s failure revealed just how much the featuring of LGBT+ characters in lead roles could ruin a show’s chances at mainstream success. However ...


Review Of A Medical Pre-Clinical Curriculum For Competencies In Caring For Patients Who Are Lgbt, Gender Nonconforming, Or Born With Dsd, Nina Abon, Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman 2018 George Washington University

Review Of A Medical Pre-Clinical Curriculum For Competencies In Caring For Patients Who Are Lgbt, Gender Nonconforming, Or Born With Dsd, Nina Abon, Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman

GW Research Days 2016 - Present

This review aimed to assess whether the George Washington University medical, pre-clinical curriculum met any of the Association of American Medical College’s (AAMC) 30 professional competencies to improve health care for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), gender nonconforming, or born with disorders of sex development (DSD).

Methods:

Relevant sessions were reviewed based on instructors’ PowerPoint slides, audio recording of sessions (when available), assigned pre-session material, and notes taken by a student. Content and objectives from each session were mapped to corresponding AAMC competencies, and each competency was qualitatively graded as completely met, partially met, or unmet ...


Paid Parental Leave In The United States: Reconciling Competing Demands, Sydney Joseph 2018 Claremont Colleges

Paid Parental Leave In The United States: Reconciling Competing Demands, Sydney Joseph

CMC Senior Theses

The United States is the only developed nation that fails to provide its citizens with paid parental leave. The lack of parental benefit provision operates to the detriment of individuals and society as a whole by contributing to inequity across gender, race, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation. As the demographics of the American workforce have changed, public policy has not kept pace. Paid parental leave is associated a number of health, economic, and social benefits. However, the greatest barrier to legislating paid parental leave is the philosophical underpinnings of American politics, specifically the strong current of liberal individualism and absence ...


Social Change: Gender Neutral Restrooms, Kelly Tyrrell 2018 University of Washington Tacoma

Social Change: Gender Neutral Restrooms, Kelly Tyrrell

Gender & Sexuality Studies Student Work Collection

A comprehensive summary of gender neutral restrooms including the history, the opposition, and the importance of a movement that is ultimately a civil rights issue.


Consent In 2018, Kelly Tyrrell 2018 University of Washington Tacoma

Consent In 2018, Kelly Tyrrell

Gender & Sexuality Studies Student Work Collection

An exploration on what consent means, in present day, using go-to guides from popular sources and timely cultural references.


Redefining Masculinity, Trevor Nhan 2018 University of Washington Tacoma

Redefining Masculinity, Trevor Nhan

Gender & Sexuality Studies Student Work Collection

An exploration of masculinity in American culture, its detrimental effects, and how we can promote change of the long-standing definition.


Inclusive Sex Education In Schools, Alex Tarin 2018 University of Washington Tacoma

Inclusive Sex Education In Schools, Alex Tarin

Gender & Sexuality Studies Student Work Collection

This is in the context of a newsletter to parents informing them of the importance of inclusive sex education for teens as well as informing them of important key works and their meanings so they can help facilitate informed conversations with their children as well.


Closing The Gender Pay Gap, Trevor Nhan 2018 University of Washington Tacoma

Closing The Gender Pay Gap, Trevor Nhan

Gender & Sexuality Studies Student Work Collection

An exploration of the gender pay gap issue within the United States, its causes, and possible solutions towards the overall objective of equality.


Lgbt* Center Newsletter, January 2018, University of Northern Iowa. LGBT* Center. 2018 University of Northern Iowa

Lgbt* Center Newsletter, January 2018, University Of Northern Iowa. Lgbt* Center.

LGBT* Center Newsletter

Inside This Issue:
--Friends of the LGBT* Center
--Apply for an LGBTQ+ Scholarship!
--Join Us For an Open Forum to Discuss LGBTQ+ On-Campus Housing
--Sign Up for Our Safe Zone Ally Dates at lgbt.uni.edu/safe-zone
--Looking for Support?
--Other Announcements


Lgbtq Commission 2018 Open Forum Report, Joshua Morgan, David Neyens 2018 Clemson University

Lgbtq Commission 2018 Open Forum Report, Joshua Morgan, David Neyens

Publications

The purpose of a Clemson University President’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Commission is to serve in an advisory capacity to the university administrators, faculty, staff, and students regarding matters which affect the LGBTQ people, and make recommendations based on the commission's engagement with the community and feedback from university organizations involved in LGBTQ programming and services. One forum was held in March to hear directly from the constituency the commission represents.


Water Scarcity: Sudan, Catherine Priebe 2018 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Water Scarcity: Sudan, Catherine Priebe

Global Issues in Public Health

Water scarcity is an environmental global problem that will only become more pressing as time goes on. It is a public health issue that affects every continent, although certain areas of the world are facing more serious water scarcity than others such as Sudan. Populations that are more vulnerable to the effects of water scarcity are the poor, women, children, and those living in areas of political unrest. For example, South Sudan’s urban water systems have been damaged during recent warfare. Water scarcity is also an issue that disproportionately affects women who are forced from a young age to ...


The Application Of Spectral And Cross-Spectral Analysis To Social Sciences Data, Matthew James Vowels 2018 University of Kentucky

The Application Of Spectral And Cross-Spectral Analysis To Social Sciences Data, Matthew James Vowels

Theses and Dissertations--Family Sciences

The primary goal of this paper is to demonstrate the application of a relatively esoteric and interdisciplinary technique, called spectral analysis, to dyadic social sciences data. Spectral analysis is an analytical and statistical technique, commonly used in engineering, that allows times series data to be analyzed for the presence of significant regular/periodic fluctuations/oscillations. These periodic fluctuations are reflected in the frequency domain as amplitude or energy peaks at certain frequencies. Furthermore, a Magnitude Squared Coherence analysis may be used to interrogate more than one time series concurrently in order to establish the degree of frequency domain correlation between ...


Changing Minds Or Transforming Social Worlds? Re-Envisioning Media Literacy Education As Feminist Arts-Activism, Margaret Louise McGladrey 2018 University of Kentucky

Changing Minds Or Transforming Social Worlds? Re-Envisioning Media Literacy Education As Feminist Arts-Activism, Margaret Louise Mcgladrey

Theses and Dissertations--Sociology

This dissertation project seeks to address the sociological processes, dynamics, and mechanisms inflecting how and why U.S. society reproduces a sexually dimorphic, binary gender structure. The project builds upon the work of sociologists of gender on the doing gender framework, intersectional feminist approaches to identity formation, and hegemonic masculinity and relational theories of gender. In a 2012 article in Social Science and Medicine presenting contemporary concepts in gender theory to the health-oriented readers of the journal, R. W. Connell argues that much public policy on gender and health relies on categorical understandings of gender that are now inadequate. Connell ...


The Imprint Of Childhood Abuse On Trauma-Related Shame In Adulthood, Joan A. Reid 2018 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

The Imprint Of Childhood Abuse On Trauma-Related Shame In Adulthood, Joan A. Reid

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

Research has consistently linked residual trauma-related shame among child sexual abuse (CSA) survivors to sexual revictimization, health risk behaviors, and poorer response to mental health treatment. However, questions remain regarding the imprint of childhood maltreatment on trauma-related shame including which CSA characteristics or types of childhood maltreatment contribute to residual shame in adulthood. Using data drawn from a prospective study of 174 primarily African American women with histories of CSA and a matched comparison group, this study explores whether specific characteristics of CSA (familial CSA, CSA with penetration, force used by CSA perpetrator), repeat sexual victimization in adolescence, childhood physical ...


And Then They Boned: An Analysis Of Fanfiction And Its Influence On Sexual Development, Lindsay M. Mixer 2018 Humboldt State University

And Then They Boned: An Analysis Of Fanfiction And Its Influence On Sexual Development, Lindsay M. Mixer

Theses and projects

The purpose of this research is to demonstrate how young adults come to understand their sexuality (from sexual and gender identities to sexual likes and dislikes) through reading and writing fanfiction. Previous studies show that fanfiction promotes non-heterosexual orientations, but little research has been done on how it contributes to overall sexual development. In conducting an online survey of fanfiction readers, I explore how fans use these works to generate an understanding of themselves as sexual beings. Explicit stories make up a sizable portion of the fanfiction available, and there is a wide range of sexual acts depicted in those ...


Religiosity And Feminism: Navigating Gender Constructions And Ideologies, Molly Noble 2018 Humboldt State University

Religiosity And Feminism: Navigating Gender Constructions And Ideologies, Molly Noble

Theses and projects

Religious women and feminist women are large demographics around the world, but relatively little is known about women who identify as both religious and feminist. In this thesis I ask: How do religious women hold feminist ideals when religion is seen by many feminists as an inherently patriarchal and oppressive institution? How does the interplay of their feminism and religiosity affect their life decisions and how they worship? How does having a religious feminist identity affect interactions with people in their lives? To address these issues I interviewed eleven (11) religious feminist women from a small rural community in Northern ...


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