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Third-Wave Feminism:This wave was a continuation of the second wave'slook at social inequalities considering the racial aspects of genderdiscrimination as well. Third-wave feminist theorists are critical of the firsttwo waves because they were dominated by Caucasian women fromcapitalist societies. This latest wave of feminist theorists emphasize diversityand the ways in which identities (such as race or gender) intersect to shapeexperiences.Even as the feminist perspective has evolved, it continues to hold true to itsconflict perspective roots as it explores the inequalities in society and howthose inequalities shape the social experience.Watch the following video for more on feminist perspectives (desoriente0,2010):Interactionist Perspective
The fourth perspective is theinteractionist(or symbolic-interactionist)perspective. This perspective is more on themicro levelwhen comparedwith the other perspectives. Theinteractionist focuses on the one-on-onesocial interactions people have to understand everyday behavior.For example, the interactionist studies the nonverbal forms ofcommunication or symbols that people share within groups. Individuals willuse these symbols and nonverbal forms of communication as ways tointeract within social groups. This is known asthesymbolic aspectofinteractionism.The interactionist also believes that a person's experience is based on therole or position he or she holds in society and that the different roles thatpeople play in society influence interaction(s) with others. People constantlycreate, maintain, and modify their cultures as they go about everydayactivities. According to the interactionist, people continue to negotiate theirsocial realities. Values and norms are not independent realities thatautomatically determine behavior. People interpret them in each socialsituation that they encounter.For an interactionist, society is made up of the sum of all human interactions.Proponents of this theory includeGeorge Herbert Mead, Charles HortonCooley, and Erving Goffman.Watch the following video for more on symbolic interactionism(khanacademymedicine, 2013c):False ConsciousnessFalse consciousness is another theory developed by Karl Marx. According toMarx, people are unable to see things—especially exploitation, oppression,and social relations—as they really are. The human mind is unable todevelop a sophisticated awareness of how it is developed and shaped bycircumstances. It is any belief or view that prevents a person from being ableto understand the true nature of a situation (False Consciousness, 2019).According to false consciousness, people struggle to see themselves as partof a collective group. For example, in false consciousness, workers are morelikely to say “I am being exploited by my boss” rather than “We are beingexploited by our boss.” This false consciousness limits their ability to workcollectively to challenge the exploitations of their group.

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