phallocratic

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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At the other end of the spectrum, the xenophobic outbursts provoked by the reasonable accommodation debate were linked to a national narrative that used the pretense of defending women's rights to advance a white and phallocratic nationalist agenda.
Hence, among the Sereer Siin, the notion of female gender bears a particular subjective perception and the role assigned to women is very telling as their status and socio cultural identity as the stratification of women in this phallocratic society reserves women with ridiculous roles as she deals with "domestic and maternity tasks and the socialization of children from birth to the age of initiation (2)"; while men are concerned with tasks they believe to be more honorable, such as "war, hunting and farming (3).
Historically, Woman, particularly the spinster, has been excluded from social authority, her destiny subject to phallocratic inscription and her success checked, so 'if her crops were doing well [.
I also don't want to belong to some euphemistic category devised for the kind of pride politics that claims to be fighting heterosexually phallocratic white privilege, whatever on earth that is.
Through Willis, Khiari said she combats phallocratic doctrines and religious conservatism that threaten today's Tunisian society (Meddeb, 2013).
Callahan's reading of this program advocated by Ayala is somehow glib, with only one criticism against Ayala's phallocratic and Eurocentric reduction of Afro-Cuban women to unobtrusive roles of support of men.
Unregulated by orgasmic impetus or teleology, the vulva can play anatomical host to the clitoris and reconfigure its relationship to a phallocratic understanding of genital difference.
28) Elise Mballa Meka's insightful novel Une Nuit dans le Sissongo (2009) sheds light on the popular imagination of the pervasive phallocratic power in contemporary Cameroon.
West's text is written in the metropole and makes it its diegetic space, but in its portrayal of witnessing it deploys a temporality and spatiality discontinuous with diegetic time and with the space of the nation-state, coordinates that exceed the limits of metropolitan and phallocratic visions.
The narcissistic woman may be arming herself with the attributes of the very phallocratic order that imprisons her within its gender hierarchies, but she nevertheless fights toward something like a personal, self-determined version of gendered subjectivity in her narcissistic project.
Hartsock (1998) argues that "women's lives make available a particular and privileged vantage point on male supremacy, a vantage point which can ground a powerful critique of the phallocratic institutions" (p.
Phallocratic systems are characterized by imperialism, fraternity, men's club models of power, and the sexual ownership and abuse of women and all that is identified as feminine" (244).