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Engaging in Gender Role Incongruent Behavior Thesis

… Gender and Sexuality

Gender Norms and Sexuality

This paper examines societal response to women who violate gender norms. To examine these reactions, the author engaged in three behaviors that are typically identified as male behavior: chewing tobacco in public, engaging in a football game with a group of males, and changing a tire while a male companion stood by and did nothing. People did not react in the hostile manner expected; in fact, the only hostile reaction was directed at the male bystander when the author changed the tire. However, though behavior was not hostile, it was also not geared towards encouraging women to defy gender norms.

Gender Norms and Sexuality

Though some people suggest that men and women have achieved de facto equality, most…. [read more]


Attitude and Behavior Developmental Task Term Paper

… ATTITUDE and BEHAVIOR DEVELOPMENTAL TASK NEEDED to ASSIST African-American COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH DEVELOPING a CLEAR COMMITMENT to SUCCEED AFTER COLLEGE

There is an acknowledged identity crisis present in the African-American race due to the high rates of incarceration and low education achievements. The college environment serves to influence the development required in the self-identity transition toward the self-actualization of the individual in gaining a view of identity characterized by achievement. There is a delay in achievement associated with the failure to accept self or group identity. This work will illustrate that attitude is linked to talk development and behavioral adjustment which is part of the requirement for making the commitment for achievement in educational attainment. Principles of military discipline and leadership will also be reviewed…. [read more]


Counselor as a Therapeutic Person Term Paper

… Recognition and Acceptance of Power:

In addition to identifying and being aware of their own strengths and weaknesses, effective counselors should have the ability to recognize and acceptance their own power. This helps them to feel adequate with others and permit other to feel powerful and comfortable with them.

Openness to Change:

Counselors should be open to change and exhibit a willingness and courage to leave the security of their comfort if they are not satisfied with what they have. As a result, these practitioners make decisions regarding how they will like to change and work toward becoming the individuals they would like become.

Authenticity, Sincerity, and Honesty:

Counselors need to have the qualities of authenticity, sincerity, and honesty to avoid hiding behind facades, defenses,…. [read more]


Self and Others the Manner Essay

… Population Sample: Two samples (a nonclinical sample defined as subjects who were attending a public high school at the time data were gathered, and a clinical sample defined as subjects who were under the care of a psychiatrist and admitted to a psychiatric facility at the time data were gathered) were collected from five different institutions. Inclusion criteria included: (a) all subjects were required to be living with two parents and (b) received parental consent and given their own assent to participate.

Nonclinical sample. The nonclinical sample consisted of 165 students who were enrolled in English classes at a large Southwestern high school; all told, 119 students satisfied the inclusion criteria for this sample with ages ranging from 14 to 17 years (m-15.2 years), with…. [read more]


Women-Workforce Effects Term Paper

… This theory also suggests that leaders exhibit certain leadership styles and behaviors based on what people expect of them as a male or female; this expectancy is also referred to as gender roles (Eagly & Johannesen-Schmidt, 2001). Gender roles are defined as the "shared beliefs that apply to individuals on the basis of their socially identified sex" (Eagly & Johannesen-Schmidt, 2001, p. 781).

Thus based on this theory leadership roles are assumed to result from "perceiver's observations" of men and women as "concentrated in different social roles in the family and paid employment" (Eagly & Johannesen-Schmidt, 2001, p. 781). One logically concludes then that leadership styles take on the form of stereotypical behaviors and styles assigned men and women based on their sex, not on…. [read more]


Mindful vs. Traditional Martial Arts Thesis

… , 2001). As the existing research is largely limited to teenagers who are beyond the prime window of opportunity for prevention or early intervention efforts, this study will focus on children age 8-12, where early connections may inoculate at-risk students and set them on a more favorable trajectory. Terrence Webster-Doyle (personal communication, July 1, 2011) illuminates that by effectively challenging the self-imposed limits of each child, students will quickly realize that they can accomplish much more than they ever thought possible. Essentially, this parallels the old adage that we are each our own worst enemy -- the biggest fight for each of us, regardless of age, is within.

Theoretical and Conceptual Framework

Mindfulness psychotherapies are considered the third wave of behavior therapy, preceded by cognitive…. [read more]


Rct Relational Cultural Theory Thesis

… RCT

Relational Cultural Theory

As with all disciplines research and theory develops to fill a need, something that is dissonant or out of sorts with either an individual or society. In the case of Relational Cultural Theory (RCT) it seeks to fulfill a deficiency in both. Born from the impact of disconnection of an individual to others and his or her culture at large, RCT explores the adaptive, or in many cases, the maladaptive strategies that an individual would use to fit into whatever relationship may be available. These strategies or often enacted regardless of the debilitating consequences, both emotionally and sometimes physically, that the individual may have to endure to survive. Jean Baker Miller, over many years, developed the concept of RCT in reaction…. [read more]


Human Motivation it Is Often Claimed Term Paper

… Human Motivation

It is often claimed that certain negative outcomes of frustrated need can be countered by social and institutional support. According to much research the outcomes of abject poverty can be varied for the better with increased social and institutional support. (Ellwood, 1988, p. 238) the textbook outlines two scenarios of frustrated human need for, poverty and a difficult life. (Franken, 2007, p. 227) in one scenario Peter (15), experiences the frustrated need associated with poverty and a difficult life and responds with appropriate hostile feelings. Yet, Peter has the advantage of the influence of caring and supportive parents. For this reason Peter's hostile feelings regarding the frustration of poverty are channeled into instrumental behaviors, self-control and involvement and conventional participant behavior which is…. [read more]

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