Chapter 1: Definition of Terms

CHAPTER 1

The Problem and Its Setting

Definition of Terms

           

               To ensure maximum comprehension and appreciation of the research, some relevant terms are defined in this section.

 

Egalitarianism.  It is a trend of thought that favors equality of some sort among moral agents, whether persons or animals.

Heterosexuality. It refers to a sexual feeling or behavior directed toward a person or persons of the opposite sex.

Homosexuality. It is sexual desire of behaviour directed toward a person or persons of one’s own sex.

Masculinity. It refers to something traditionally considered to be characteristic of a male.

Metropolis. It refers to any large, busy city and sometimes capital city of a country or state.

Metrosexual. They are usually urban heterosexual male given to enhancing his personal appearance by fastidious grooming, beauty treatments, and fashionable clothes.

Perception. It refers to a person’s cognition or understanding regarding a certain subject.

Self-esteem. It is a realistic respect for or favorable impression of oneself;self-respect.

Sexual orientation. It refers to the direction of one’s sexual interest toward members of the same, opposite, or both sexes.

Sophistication. It is a cause to become less natural, especially to make less naive and more worldly

Vain. It refers to a being of excessively proud of or concerned about one’s own appearance, qualities, achievements, etc.

Vogue.  It refers to the prevailing fashion, practice, or style.

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