Word of the Day 4.11.15: PATRIARCHY.

pa·tri·arch·y
ˈpātrēˌärkē/
noun
noun: patriarchy
    • a system of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.
    “Patriarchy is a political-social system that insists that males are inherently dominating, superior to everything and everyone deemed weak, especially females, and endowed with the right to dominate and rule over the weak and to maintain that dominance through various forms of psychological terrorism and violence.” – bell hooks

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