Socialising Girls to Become Women

A Review of The Second Sex

“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman”, argues Simone de Beauvoir in her magnum opus, The Second Sex. Womanhood as a social and cultural construct seems obvious today, but back in 1949, when the book was published, her ideas were rated highly controversial. As a matter of fact, the Vatican put The Second
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The Rich vs. the Poor

A Brief Analysis about Mexico's Polarized Society.

Classism: (noun) Prejudice against people belonging to a particular social class. (Oxford Dictionary)                                                                                     
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Behind the label of ‘Refugee Crisis’

The Interview on Refugee Crisis

In our increasingly interconnected world, migration is one of its major characteristics. It has turned into a focus point of analysis everywhere, especially in European countries. The massive arrival of asylum seekers opened a polarised debate. Among the public, there is overreaction and fear due to a string of misconceptions and the lack of information
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