Men, patriarchal and white, are framed as privileged, arrogant, and unaware of the offense and power they wield.
It seems that, in doing away with patriarchal authority, we have also, perhaps unwittingly, killed off all the grown-ups.
When cultural conservatives seize control of Europe, he promises, “we will re-establish the patriarchal structures.”
Because marriage is a patriarchal, sexist institution that should be discarded rather than reformed.
And yes, that authoritarian, patriarchal guru-power structure, invariably, always leads to abuses.
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
It is a part of the patriarchal custom which regards women as property.
The government is patriarchal, each man being, by virtue of paternity, chief of his own children.
It was the portrait of an old man with a beautiful forehead and a patriarchal face.
The patriarchal religion deified the families, races, nations: the political religions deified kings and states.