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The capitalist patriarchy view argues that women are exploited as labourers in class terms but are also oppressed by patriarchy. Critical Social Research (1990)Second, women are oppressed by both capitalism and by patriarchy. Critical Social Research (1990)In presenting class and patriarchy as two competing frames of reference, the two appear mutually exclusive. Taking Child Abuse Seriously: Contemporary issues in child protection theory and practice (1990)It's partly to do with the deep patriarchy of Greek society. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'patriarchy'
British English: patriarchy NOUN
Patriarchy is a system in which men have all or most of the power and importance in a society or group.
...the establishment of patriarchy as a dominant organizational pattern.
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