Compare any two feminist theories

The aim of this essay is to compare two feminist theories, I will describe both of them first then go into more detail later, and at the end make my…

Discuss and contrast Weber’s notion of discipline and Freud’s concept of repression

In this essay I shall first concentrate on Weber’s [1864–1920] writing on discipline, in particular ‘The Protestant Ethic’ and ‘The Meaning of Discipline’ [Gerth & Wright Mills, 1970] before looking…

Book Review: Erving Goffman – Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity, 1963

In Erving Goffman’s book, ‘Stigma — Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity’, he focuses on the social situations where people classified as ‘normal’ and ‘stigmatised’ [or ‘deviant’] come together…

What is the meaning of ascetic ideals?

In this essay, the meaning of ascetic ideals becomes far clearer through the use of Nietzsche’s account on the subject in his third essay in On The Genealogy of Morals, this…

Does Utilitarianism require too much from us in relation to our obligations towards animals, future generations, and those suffering from famine?

In this essay I will define what utilitarianism is using P.Singer’s [p120, 1993] terminology while relating this to the essay title by outlining what our obligations towards animals, future generations, and…

“Buffalo Bill’s conceptualisation of sex/gender — his notion of what they (it) are (is) — is no less and no more than a reflection of commonplaces in the culture that surrounds him.”

Discuss, including at least some reference in your answer to two or more of: mainstream human biology; Mackinnon; Firestone; Kofman; philosophical approaches to Essentialism. In this essay I shall first…