Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and
predominate in roles of ... Some patriarchal societies are also patrilineal,
meaning that property and ... and to manage them so a...
In contrast to Western myth of universal patriarchy and the hegemony of a ....
society do so because they are unwilling or unable to see highly egalitarian
societies outside ... To essentialize something is to reduce a complex idea or
object to simplistic ... work to flatten out differences among women; to exaggerate
Childbirth: A childbirth takes the prime strength out of a woman for a minimum of
15 months (9 ... Society which lives among other rival societies, evantually
becomes patriarchal. ... So, if, for example, 4 men went hunting and only one of
them killed a deer, he would share with his bounty with everyone to ensure that
The fact that some non-agricultural, hunter-gatherer societies developed .... On
the contrary, patriarchy seems to be a possible result among any human ... It is
important to realize that the development of agriculture was not inevitable or
universal. ... economics: they had the opportunity to get by with less effort, so they
John Zerzan Patriarchy, Civilization, And The Origins Of Gender. ... less subject to
men, before male-defined culture became fixed or universal. ...  But women's
autonomy in foraging societies is rooted in the fact that material ....  Here
another dichotomy appears, the distinction between work and non-work, which
for so ...
Notes on the Rise and Development of Patriarchy ... understand the development
of patriarchy without knowledge of the non-patriarchal societies they originated
from. ... Natural authority is the relation between someone giving advice and ...
They show the complex of causes that effect the destruction of matriarchal
But I'm an optimist, so I'll give it another shot. ... But societies are not theoretical in
this sense; the social is the primarily dependent variable and the ... In practice,
there was rarely a great difference between the men and women as to which man
May 7, 2006 ... It's a universal among primitive societies that men are the expendable sex —
even ..... It's trivially easy, then, to infer a story of the origin of patriarchy from that
very fact. ...... Humans are vey complex animals, yet also so simple.
Apr 29, 2014 ... So, let's start with the late feminist historian Gerda Lerner's definition of patriarchy
as “the ... the family and the extension of male dominance over women in the
society in general. ... it becomes clear there is no bright-line distinction between
rape and not-rape, but ..... You have a serious castration com...
As a result all societies, without exception, exhibit patriarchy, male status
attainment, ... understand the “complexity of social life” and “the tremendous
variation among societies. ... No society is “so complex” that it lacks the universal