neopatriarchy

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Etymology[edit]

neo- (new”, “contemporary) +‎ patriarchy (dominance of men in social or cultural systems)

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Noun[edit]

neopatriarchy (uncountable)

  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): Modern patriarchy, especially as exercised within the nuclear family rather than wider society.

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