The Differing Behavioural Patterns of Women and Men Throughout the Ages
Both males and females have similar needs in order to survive. Historically however, Britain's social structure has contributed to significant differences in opportunity and outcome between the genders resulting in prejudice and discrimination against more women than men over time. It is in the areas of family, education and work that these differences are most pronounced.
In 1775, Sir William Blackstone explained, "by marriage the very being or legal existence of a woman is suspended or at least is incorporated or consolidated into that of the husband under whose wing, protection and cover she performs everything and she …show more content…
In modern Britain there is more of a diversity of styles of manhood and the numerous challenges that males face vary depending on class, religion, status, location and ethnicity. Some face the difficulties of cultural conflict while others such as Aboriginal males are faced with the crisis of cultural disintegration. However, the ideas of "male