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Iman decides to go against patriarchal tradition when a suitor comes for Noha.
The current study explored the relationship between self-esteem, gender, patriarchal attitudes, and leadership aspirations.
These two reports deal with stabbing and shooting of women 'for honour' presenting a very stereotypical picture of patriarchal society where women are considered as 'an object' of men.
3) In many ways Lisboa's remark resonates with the arguments made by third-wave feminists in North America who continue to recognize the way patriarchal relations have structured the world--and the ways women have been marginalized in this structure--but who focus less on political activism than personal empowerment as a means for social change.
I also fear that, just as it took centuries for the church and humanity as a whole to see the evil associated with slavery, it may take just as long to see the evil associated with patriarchal systems of governance and relatedness.
Motherhood and Patriarchal Masculinities in Sixteenth-Century Italian Comedy.
Purple passages; Pound, Eliot, Zukofsky, Olson, Creeley, and the ends of patriarchal poetry.
Summary: The power has been out at the Maronite Patriarchal seats in the Bsharri villages of Diman and Wadi Qannoubine for the past three weeks since a snowstorm hit the area.
Nicholas Russian Patriarchal Cathedral on East 97th Street, a $50,000 grant towards a $1 million-plus restoration of the copper domes and associated masonry facade.
Kuriakose Mor Eusebious, patriarchal vicar of Oman, will accompany the Catholicose in the foundation stone-laying ceremony.
Maternal activists and researchers today agree that motherhood, as it is currently perceived and practiced in patriarchal societies, is disempowering if not oppressive for a multitude of reasons: namely, the societal devaluation of motherwork, the endless tasks of privatized mothering and the impossible standards of idealized motherhood.
Constrained by a patriarchal mentality, which reduces women to mere puppets, Atwood's protagonists imitate patriarchal discourses and submit themselves to patriarchal laws to expose the contestable nature of these laws.