How is feminism connected to Cohen’s theory of moral panic?
Their conclusion to their research found that there was a widespread reluctance of men to see their wives going into paid employment and having any sort of control over the household finances which had currently been regulated by males. They also found that there non-exist evidence of any man contributing to any of the household tasks with the stereotype being addressed as ‘too feminine” to which included the raising of the children. However, Radical-Feminists have been criticized for undermining the roles of the bourgeoisie especially in the means of production from capitalism and the wealthy societies. Therefore, it is the general claim by many sociologists that Delphy and Leonard did not resolve they general claim of a dominant male household within every society and in comparison, to the places studied, not every community has a working-class background. Radical-Feminists have also been assessed to have a disapproving outlook towards other areas of theorists such a Liberal-Feminists, to which they failure to see the benefits of the introduction equal pay due to their limited approach and objectivity on women being domestically abused by men and capitalism. About Cohen’s theory of moral panic, Feminism has brought attention to the main functions and problems that are faced within not only the family but within society itself. Their research has been become importance in understanding the socialization of norms and values and how this has played throughout the generations. By focusing on exploitative gender relations in day to day familial contexts, and the abuse women has faced within the family home, feminism has made an increasingly massive contribution to the understanding of society and has opened new areas for research by the development of social and political policy to give women the opportunity to strive and not serve under any patriarchal values.