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About gender inequality

Gender Inequality I agree to a great extent that 21st Century discord is based largely on the increasing levels of political, social and economic inequality evident across the globe. Gender inequality can be defined as not giving equal opportunities to people because of their biological sex. As Emma Watson has stated in the past “We want to end gender inequality…

Gender inequality in the medical field

Gender-based differences are common in many social institutions including workplaces as well as households, and they have become a major issue of the generation, especially with the strengthening voices of equality and feminism. Thus, by conducting our research, we decided to see if these gender-based differences also existed in the medical field and if they did, to what level they…

Discuss how the concept of intersectionality in terms of societal inequality

Intersectionality is a methodological way of studying how different types of inequality intersect and interact with each other and it certainly gives us a better understanding of the dynamics and structures of inequalities within contemporary societies. Intersectionality is an important tool in sociology for understanding inequalities as it highlights that certain types of inequality do not appear in isolation within…

Gender inequality

Introduction Gender-based differences are common in many social institutions including workplaces as well as households, and they have become a major issue in this generation, especially with the strengthening voices of equality and feminism. Therefore, by conducting our research, we decided to see if these gender-based differences also existed in the medical field and if they did, to what level…

Sociological approaches to power and/or social inequality

An eye-catching definition of power made by Pittacus claimed that a man can only be measured by what he does with the power (Little, 2013, p. 513). Subsequent statement of Lord Acton declares that “Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely” (Little, 2013, p. 513). Laic version of power is that it is an ability to make people do…

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