Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to patriarchic: patriarchy, patriotic


ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.patriarchic - (of societies) being ruled by or having descent traced through the male line
patriarchal - characteristic of a form of social organization in which the male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
References in periodicals archive ?
Obviously, because of his political heritage, patriarchic culture and upbringing, the General mixes up between what is legal and what is political.
Out of patriotism or national pride, French literature was usually the confident patriarchic speaker, with his obedient descendents silently submitted to his authority.
Time and again, films, photos, and novels staged the nuclear shelter, implementing it as primal locus for the preservation of the nuclear family and patriarchic gender roles, as a place of leisure and sexual fantasy, but also as a gateway to savagery and the dissolution of society (Lichtman, 2006; McEnaney, 2000; May, 2008; Weart, 2012).
There is one character who, perhaps owing to his seemingly heteronormative and patriarchic position, has been somewhat overlooked in the analysis of new forms of kinship in Sirena Selena vestida de pena: Hugo Graubel.
Another major difficulty in the protagonist's life involves struggles with her adoptive grandfather, a patriarchic figure who happens to be a Christian and does not want a shaman in his family.
Eschewing the enduring fables of imperial (and more recent metropolitan) conceit, the traditionally hierarchic and no longer apposite homogenizing tales of patriarchic nationalist romance, and the too categorically set dichotomies of immediately precursory postcolonial "writing back" to the empire postures and modalities, its texts offer more densely woven, regularly border-crossing depictions of Antillean America, its conflicting and evolving notions of nation, citizenship, and identity.
Tickner (1997) has hit the nail on the head, and even though a male, hr believes that the dominance of the male perspective in IR (such views only serve patriachically driven agenda) runs the risk of IR manifesting (or in the current juncture, continuing very robustly and somehow intentionally yet ignorantly) to adhere and uphold, a patriarchic stance.
Traditional patriarchic Hispanic gender roles was one example, where female 'virtue' was attained by living observant religious lives within the confines of their homes, the "private sphere", and males domains being the "public spheres" of work and business.
Living as they do on Israel's geographic, economic and social periphery, Bedouin women have fewer opportunities than any other group in Israel and exist in a male-dominated, patriarchic society that resists change.
We talked about the US side, but China is just as active in building up its capabilities both formally within its military as well as a much wider network, almost like a patriarchic hacker community or a militia community.
Women's movements for gender equality under autocratic patriarchic regimes take on a different form than those that are active under politically open societies.
3) Did personal insecurities and awe of patriarchic figures contribute to this situation?