Patriarchy and Womens Subordination: A Theoretical Analysis

@inproceedings{Sultana2012PatriarchyAW,
  title={Patriarchy and Womens Subordination: A Theoretical Analysis},
  author={Abeda Sultana},
  year={2012}
}
  • A. Sultana
  • Published 13 December 2012
  • Political Science
Patriarchy is the prime obstacle to women’s advancement and development. Despite differences in levels of domination the broad principles remain the same, i.e. men are in control. The nature of this control may differ. So it is necessary to understand the system, which keeps women dominated and subordinate, and to unravel its workings in order to work for women’s development in a systematic way. In the modern world where women go ahead by their merit, patriarchy there creates obstacles for… 

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