Patriarchalism vs. Patriarchy

Patriarchalism vs. Patriarchy — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Patriarchalism and Patriarchy

Patriarchalismadjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a patriarch.

Patriarchynoun

A social system in which the father is the head of the family.

Patriarchalismadjective

Of or relating to a patriarchy

a patriarchal social system.

Patriarchynoun

A family, community, or society based on this system or governed by men.

Patriarchalismadjective

Ruled by a patriarch

a patriarchal see.

Patriarchynoun

Dominance of a society by men, or the values that uphold such dominance.

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Patriarchalismnoun

The quality of being patriarchal.

Patriarchynoun

The collection of men in positions of power, exerting such dominance. In all senses also called patriarchate.

Patriarchalismnoun

A political theory which arose in England in the seventeenth century, which emphasized the absolute power of the king as the paternal head of state, viewing his fatherly power as having been inherited genealogically from Adam.

Patriarchynoun

A social system in which the father is head of the household, having authority over women and children, and in which lineage is traced through the male line.

Patriarchynoun

A power structure in which men are dominant.

Patriarchynoun

(Christianity) The office of a patriarch; a patriarchate.

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Patriarchynoun

a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line