Child care. Is it a necessity for parents? Should day care be encouraged? Should it be discouraged? Karl Zinsmeister argues that day care should be discouraged in his argument entitled “Day Care Should Be Discouraged”. He believes that children and parents need to have strong connections. Parents need to have a strong connection with their children to be able to flourish in their role as parent. Zinsmeister says that parents need to stop giving excuses for sending their kids to day care everyday. Zinsmeister, although discouraging day care, says that child raising should be left to professionals. He also believes that daycare is acceptable only if parents use it in moderation. The article “Day Care Should Be Discouraged” by Karl Zinsmeister is not a sound article because the structure is not logical, he provides too many assumptions, and he does not provide much credibility.
Ever since then, women have been on more equal terms with men(Enotes, booboosmosh). How this was possible was through the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made it illegal to discriminate against someone because of their religion, gender, race, national origin, or color (EEOC). After this law was passed, an infinite amount of careers and opportunities were opened up, making women on par with men in terms of business (Enotes,
Gender equality: the pinnacle concept that American society is not-so desperately trying to achieve. Many Americans have convinced themselves that gender equality was remedied by the Nineteenth Amendment and the Second Feminist Movement, and have not considered the thousands of steps that are left on the journey. In recent years, a matter of public interest has been the gender wage gap, stating that women are earning significantly less money than men for doing an equivalent amount of work. Critics of the effort to “break the glass ceiling” claim that a pay gap does not exist, and that if it does, it is because women either do not work as hard, have to tend to their families, or hold lower paying jobs. However, the gender pay gap has been proven to exist in a variety of different forms,
Although women have went from 20 to 60 percent work force population, jobs are relatively gender base. Women still have mostly “pink-collar jobs” with male overhead. While America has come a long way from the past, things like gender inequality, job stratification, and unequal pay make America a patriarchal society. Some advancements show signs of America turning into an egalitarian society i.e.) women making up the majority of college students
In the article, “Fairy Tales and Gender Stereotypes”, it expresses how children are being taught that women are very vulnerable and weak when it comes to inconvenient situations. However the article does provide a point and that is that many jobs are being labeled for men and women. Stated in the article on paragraph 2, “the secretary, assistant, or housework was categorized under “female while lawyers, CEO’s and higher-up positions were designated to “males”. This also affects school students because they are taking classes/pathways that will help them understand materials required for a certain career but society is labeling jobs that require more work or are in higher paying are considered to be jobs for men while jobs like taking care of children or simple house tasks are seen as jobs to be fulfilled for
This progress deserves to be underlined, and even honored. Nevertheless, inequalities remain, and some have even amplified. And, there is still a considerable gap between the wages of men and women. Moreover, they don't have the same advantages in the labor market, especially since the woman has returned to it much later and is beginning to assert herself, with still much struggle. Women are always subjected to more discrimination and unemployment on a daily basis than men.
The United States recognizes that educational equality for both the sexes is important for the societal development. It adheres to the goals of United Nations and has made significant efforts to ensure educational equality. According to Pew Research Centre, currently far more women obtain a bachelor’s degree than men: 36% compared to 28% for men. Since the 19th century, the percentage of women gaining education has increased. This has led to women’s participation in the workforce to increase.
Indeed, men and women can be just as different in the professional world as they are in their personal lives. What executives are just beginning to understand is that these differences can be great for business. I believe that in conclusion to all research done that the glass ceiling theory, gender pay gap and advancement in careers will all still be present in many years to come, mainly because people do not see it as such a big deal, when really it is. Every person in a workplace male or female should be treated equally and
In the negative part of the daycare today are 1-a non stimulating environment, 2-no emotional support from caregivers, 3- too many children,4- an unsafe environment, 5- an unhealthy environment, activities don't promote mental, physical, social and emotional growth,6- state licensing requirements aren't followed,7- a lack of open communication. I will be aware in the last negative part of daycare today for how readialy available the director is in communication with you, as well as how openly your child can be in contact with the
This industry is in a monopolistic competition. Most child care centers compete against other child care centers, though they must also compete against nannies and those who conduct their business at home (“Marketing Your Daycare” 2014). Each type of child care has their positives and negatives, which will either attract or repel potential customers. On one hand, child care centers are certified institutions that have an established clientele. Though the business may be well revered, it could still repel a customer due to the fact that the family may not know the owner of the center or its employees.
Gender roles affect how men and women are seen and contributes to the inequality of women. If men were not constantly seen as the “breadwinners” or “protectors,” women would not have to do things like fight for equal pay. If women were not forced into submissive roles, and jobs such as nursing (viewed as a common submissive role by stereotypes (How Nurses are portrayed in film)), it would be possible for men to hold such jobs and roles that are catered to women, without the backlash that accompanies such decisions. The fact that we are currently going through a time, where women finally feel safe speaking against sexual assault and harassment (Time’s Up Movement), shows that there was a dramatic problem in the system before; one that can be
Over the pass decades we all see the world in our own perspective. Just like men see the world different than a women because many women are treated unfair. Women 's equality has improved way more then someone living in the 1950’s because according to an article it states that “In the US, for the first time, in 2011, women made up slightly more than half the workforce.” (Global Development, Zed Books). This shows that women did get more than half of the workforce then before, showing that the equality of women has improved.
Depending on where a person lives and how much trust he or she has in others will most likely determine the choice he or she makes. There are countless benefits to having your child attend a high-quality child care center. Some parents have a firm belief that sending their child to a daycare center is one of the worst choices possible. There are quite a few statistics to
Carrier (1995) found that there was reluctance on the part of senior management to employ certain groups of women due to their current or possible future family commitments. Lane and Piercy (2003) also indicated that male and female societal predefined roles determine their roles in the work environment. Heilman (1997) claimed that it is a common view that men are more focused on getting the work done while women are focused on keeping people happy. Jamieson (1995) also referred to the femininity-competency bind which means that acting in a feminine manner is seen as being incompetent; while being competent is associated with masculine traits and thus being ‘un-feminine’. These double binds have resulted in women continuously self-monitoring themselves, and thus drain the energy that could be applied to more important work related issues (Oakley,