Strengths And Weaknesses Of Feminist Theory
Feminism is relative and depends on the intersection of other identities such as nationality, sexuality, race, and class status. Can a theory fully articulate a concept when there are other factors that affect the theory? On the other hand the biggest strength of feminism is that in many ways it is self-critiquing. Feminist theory is pliable and accommodating when it comes to an oppressed group that feels unrepresented within another oppressed group. Feminism is not static but fluid in many ways. And with each and every wave and development the theory gets better.
Functionalist theory works to explain the why and how every part of society has a function and feminism works to explain how women are excluded within other theories and how this is because of oppression and dominance by the patriarchy or