This movie displays sociological theories which include conflict theory, critical theory, feminist theory, functionalist theory, structural strain theory, rational choice theory, social learning theory, game theory and many others. These theories are elaborated below.
This is a major sociological theory that analyses the condition of women and men in societies with the need of using that knowledge to better women’s live. This theory is divided into four main types that are gender differences, gender inequality, gender oppression and structural oppression. In gender differences, it examines how position of women and experience, social conditions differ from that of men. For example, feminist of culture looks to the different types of values linked with womanhood and femininity as reason men and women feel the social world differently. In gender inequality, the theory recognizes that the location in which women are, practice of, social conditions is not only different, but also dissimilar to that of men.
According to liberal feminists, women have similar capacity as men for virtuous reasoning and agency, but particularly the sexists pattering if the division of labor has historically denied women the opportunity to express and practice this reasoning. Due to the isolation of women to the private sphere of the household, they have been left without any voice in the public sphere. In gender oppression, theorists argue that not only are women different from or unalike to men but that they are a subordinated and even abused by men. In structural oppression, this theory posits that the oppression of women and inequality are a result of capitalism, patriarchy and racism.
Soul Food movie perpetuates and reinforces the degrading stereotype of African-American women. This movie, according the theory of Feminism, show that