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patriarchy in Sociology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpatriarchypa‧tri‧arch‧y /ˈpeɪtriɑːki $ -ɑːr-/ noun (plural patriarchies) [countable, uncountable]  1 SSa social system in which men have all the power2 SSFa social system in which the oldest man rules his family and passes power and possessions on to his sons matriarchy
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patriarchyBut Fromm interprets it as a conflict between matriarchy and patriarchy.We work in whatever ways we can toward the end of capitalist patriarchy.First, it will modify concepts of patriarchy visavis the state.It is time to challenge standardised doctrines of patriarchy and imperialism.Not only does it symbolize the rise of patriarchy, it also coincides with the Babylonian conquest of Sumeria.This reveals a fundamental contrast between either biological or sociological determinism and the patriarchy thesis.That culture refused to die, giving the patriarchy a headache.