phallocratic

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phallocratic

(ˌfæləˈkrætɪk)
adj
(Sociology) sociol relating to a male, or the beliefs assumed by such, who assumes authority over females due to his maleness
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Reflecting on why this was so, Gaba theorized that it had something to do with "the recent upsurge of populist phallocracy in recent world politics, to which it's hard not to respond.
The power of women does not stem from their status, but springs from their exemption and distinction from any given phallocracy.
By making interactive communication not only a possibility but a responsibility, Fuller wanted women to shed their masks and to dis-spell the language of phallocracy.
Phallocracy and gynocratic transgression: gender, state and power in Kenya.
At sixty-something, the old bird's gotten the gimlet eye from just about everybody: It's vulgar, it's the phallocracy, it's nothing but an empty trophy, it celebrates bourgeois subjectivity, it's a cold-war CIA front, and, well, basically, expression's really embarrassing.
While many feminists hailed the revolution-making results of Masters and Johnson's research into female sexuality, (241) the sex researchers' work also led to a resurgence of phallic fantasizing and renewed insistence upon and reinstitution of sexual phallocracy over the feminist "dream of [finding] a common language," (242) and sexual interactions involving more mutual pleasure than received under patriarchal arrangements.
The feminine is therefore established on visual light reflections (18) that serve to draw attention away from itself as origin, prioritizing masculine phallocracy.
25) Although of course, Kristeva has been read as aiding that very phallocracy she seeks to subvert by valorizing the maternal body and reinscribing the institution of motherhood as compulsory for women.
Throughout El jardin de Venus, Samaniego's verses bear witness to a destruction of the traditional phallocracy and a contravention of traditional Catholic morality.
Nino Borsellino's * contention that "the phallocracy of La cazzaria is not a destructive power, but rather a principle of energy that aims to regulate the relationship of public and private forces" ignores the extent to which phallic power in the dialogue is always aimed at imposing its pleasure on others, often by inflicting pain.
At hena casts her vote thus securing a double triumph for both democracy and phallocracy.
But this admonition against phallocracy was, I thought, one-sided.