The Resilience of Patriarchal Systems
Our global economy relies on a variety of hierarchical institutions based on gender, sexuality and age, as well as race, class, and citizenship. Why did these institutions emerge and how are they co-evolving? Possible answers to this big question invite attention to the complexity of social divisions and the persistence of patriarchal norms. They may also help us understand political polarization in the U.S. today.
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