The backlash to feminism (the "f-word") is often media based. Which sociological theory do you think best explains this backlash - is it Functionalist theory, Conflict theory, Symbolic interaction (or interactionist perspective), or Feminist theory? Suggest strategies consistent with the theory you select to alter this perception.
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The claim that the backlash against feminism is often media based is debatable. My perspective would be that the media more often portrays feminism in a favorable rather than an unfavorable light. Entertainments shows, talk shows and reality shows all seem to portray feminism favorably. I would argue that the backlash against feminism begins, in many cases, with other women. Many women are tired of being told that they can have it all and that in order to have it "all" they need to sacrifice motherhood or domesticity. I have recently been reading a book called In Praise of Slowness by Carl Honoré. Consider these quotes from that book:
"Women are especially eager for work-life balance. Recent generations have been reared to believe it is their right and ...
This post examines the alleged media backlash against feminism. Does such a backlash exist and what are its causes? The symbolic interaction theory is used to briefly explain this phenomenon. Over 500 words of original text.
Why use Person Centered Theory and/or Feminist Theory as a treatment response for an unmarried single woman who has decided to have a baby on her own before potential health issues limit her chances to be a mother.
I have attached the following case study. I'm trying to determine why out of all the theories person centered & feminist theory's have been chosen to apply to this problem and if both of these theories will actually work for the client. What is the main focus using these theories?
Please review the scenario and determine from a person-centered & feminist point of view if it is the therapist's responsibility to get the client to change her decision about the baby and explain why or why not.
CLIENT: IS A 30 YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO HAS DECIDED TO HAVE A BABY NOW IN HER LIFE BECAUSE OF SOME HEALTH ISSUES. SHE IS NOT CURRENTLY DATING AND HAS DECIDED TO HAVE A BABY THROUGH INVITRO FERTILIZATION THROUGH THE SPERM BANK. SHE HAS A GOOD JOB OWNS HER OWN HOME, AND HAS PLANNED FOR THIS EVENTView Full Posting Details