androcracy


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androcracy

the domination of society and politics by males. — androcratic, adj.
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28) Remy thus proceeds to refine the definitions: "from a gender-political point of view, the current social order may be characterized as androcracy, or 'rule by men', and that this system takes two forms: patriarchy ('rule of the fathers'), and fratriarchy ('rule of the brother[hood]s') .
Remy, "Patriarchy and Fratriarchy as Forms of Androcracy," in Men, Masculinities, and Social Theory.