Article Analysis Moral Panics: Culture, Politics, and Social Construction
Moral Panics: Culture, Politics, and Social Construction
One might heard about threats, warnings and illegal actions that are influencing the society at their peak. No matter which culture an individual is belonged to, the thing that matters is the panic he has been influenced by, through various ways. Such panic is simply termed as moral panic and it has been the cause of cultural conflicts, social disturbances and political issues. Moral panic has been a hot topic of discussion that considered through several different perspectives; emphasizing on this aspect, various scholars and researchers have illustrated the society with the instances of social, culture and political problems and more specifically …show more content…
Social Problems and Moral Panics:
Entering the concept of social problems, it is said that social problems can be looked through constructionist or objectivist approach. According to the objectivists, social problem is an object that harms or damages the wellbeing and human life; a condition that can be the cause of disease or death and harmful for the quality of life is considered social problem (Manis, 1976).