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Gender Power DynamicsPlay
Understand 'patriarchal' as describing situations where gender impacts who controls decisions or influence. SlideThe CEO's patriarchal leadership sidelined female executives from major decisions.
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Historical ShiftsPlay
'Patriarchal' can imply outdated views in modern contexts, signaling a need for more equality. SlideThe patriarchal policies at the workplace sparked public demand for reforms.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Patriarchal' often carries a critical tone, especially in discussions about social change and gender equality. SlideActivists are pushing back against the company's patriarchal culture.