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Sociologists develop theories to explain social phenomena. A theory is a proposed relationship between two or more concepts. A theoretical perspective could be defined as functional, conflict, feminist, symbolic, or evolutionary. In our review of a “School Girls Attacks”, we will connect a theoretical perspective to the story being told.
The video school girl’s attacks are based off of girls attending school in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan women are not allowed to attend school and learn as other women in different countries are. Four girls were attacked on there way home from school with acid thrown on them. One girl lost sight in one of her eyes due to the acid. The schools were closed for four to five days but when the school reopened some girls were in fear to continue their education. The Feminist perspective has an impact on global research (Schaefer, 2011). The feminist approach would fit best with the video to show women in different cultures are treated in and out of their households. Feminist theorists have called for more research on the special role that immigrant women play maintaining their households (Schaefer, 2011). Many Feminist will try to fight for woman rights so that they can be equal to men. In Afghanistan women are fighting every day for the right to have an education and even the right to drive. Several Americans and independent women in Afghanistan are opening schools for the children to have a chance to learn how to read and write.
While generally providing a critique of social relations, much of the feminist theory also focuses on analyzing gender inequality and the promotion of women’s interest. Evaluating this particular story, the radical feminism comes to mind. This is the evaluation of the role of the patriarchy in perpetuating male dominance. In patriarchal societies, the male’s perspective and contributions…...

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