Gender and Society
Gender and Society
The Plight of Young Males by Saul Kaplan
More young women are more academically successful than young men.
According to a recent NBC news report, women dominate high school honor rolls and now make up more than 70% of class valedictorians (Kaplan 733).
This is a good example of evidence for persuasive writing. The thesis statement should be supported by statistical data coming from credible source.
American educational system does not encourage didiversityersity.
The statistics are staggering. Only 26% of African American, 18% of Latino American, and 24% of Native American and Pacific Islander young men ages 24–34 have attained at least an Associates Degree (Kaplan734)
High paying jobs require college diploma.
The numbers on this are clear. According to census data, annual earnings for high-school dropouts average $18,900; for high-school graduates, $25,900; for college graduates, $45,400 (Kaplan 734)
Learning to be Gendered by Eckert and Ginet
Names are gendered.
Finland has lists of legitimate female and legitimate male names that must be consulted before the baby's name becomes official (Eckert & Ginet 737)
This is a good supporting details on how society used names to indicate the gender of a new born child.
Colors are gendered.
Colors are so integral to our way of thinking about gender that gender attributions have bled into our view of the colors, so that people tend to believe that pink is a more delicate than blue (Eckert and Ginet 738)
Identity is gendered.
Gender is so deeply engrained in our social practice, in our understanding of ourselves and of others... (Eckert and Ginet 379)
Why Men Still Can't Have It All (Richard Dorment)
Today, no gender has established advantage over the other.
While women are viewed as achievers academically; yet men occupies more seats in Fortune 500. (Dorment 698)
This is a good support in the author's response to the argument that their are gender disparity in the country. While women gained more work opportunities, men has the elusive top management spot in the workplace.
Men also spends time with the children.
Men spend more time with their children, and are more involved with their home (Dorment 701).
Father should be involve in raising their children.
If men were involved fathers, more kids stay in school, steer clear of crime, and avoid poverty as adults. (Dorment 701)