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In a patriarchal society,
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User: In a patriarchal society,

Weegy: A patriarchal society is one whereby men are the decision-makers and hold positions of power and prestige, and have the power to define reality and common situations. For instance, in our North American societies, [ decision-making is largely governed by electoral politics and corporate interests, where men are over-represented. Also, because most positions of power and prestige, such as doctor, lawyer, business executive and politician, are held by men, we would define our society as patriarchal. Patriarchy therefore refers to a societal structure whereby men are dominant not in numbers or in force but in their access to status-related power and decision-making power. It is also connected to economics in that patriarchal societies men will have greater power over the economy. In our society, because men have higher income and greater access to the economy, they are said to be dominant. Power distribution in society should not be confused with power struggles at an individual level, although they can be reproduced in a smaller scale as well. For example, in many small businesses, the owner and top managers are male, and they will hire women to work for them. Patriarchy can be enforced in a variety of ways, including intimidation of women through violence, sexual assault and other forms of harassment, and the discrediting of their efforts to organize and resist. Patriarchal societies are typically more authoritarian and rely heavily on legal-rational modes of organization, show stronger military implication and more reliance on police repression to impose authority. It is a society that tends to hold contempt for women and for her attempts to emancipate herself. In these societies, women are presented with an interpretation of the world made by men, and a history of the world defined by men's actions. For instance, in history we learn about war and read the stories of male writers, whereas the stories of women are scarcely told. ]
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User: In 1994, the United Nations sponsored a conference in Cairo to discuss _____. deforestation global warming overpopulation issues the Cold War

Weegy: Yes.
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User: In 1994, the United Nations sponsored a conference in Cairo to discuss _____ ? deforestation global warming overpopulation issues the Cold War

Weegy: Yes.
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User: In 1994, the United Nations sponsored a conference in Cairo to discuss ___.

Weegy: Any three of what.
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Weegy: energy shortages
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Weegy: D.
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Weegy: C.he members of the Economic Commission for Eastern Europe
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Weegy: a.globalization
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User: A world with many superpowers is

User: A world with many superpowers is ?

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User: Select all that apply. Which of the following were effects of European imperialism in Africa? Africans were given positions in colonial government. Warring tribes were forced together. resulting in many ethnic wars. African nations became pawns in the Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union. European colonizers stripped much of the wealth away from Africa.

Weegy: c. African nations became pawns in the Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union.
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User: A movement based on a literal interpretation of a doctrine is called _____. fundamentalism socialism capitalism nationalism

Weegy: A. Fundamentalism
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User: Which of the following is a type of nationalism? geographic nationalism linguistic nationalism religious nationalism matriarchal nationalism

Weegy: A) geographic nationalism
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User: A blockade of Berlin occurred during _____. World War II World War I the Cold War the Crimean War

Weegy: the Cold War
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User: In 1994, the United Nations sponsored a conference in Cairo to discuss _____. deforestation global warming overpopulation issues the Cold War

Weegy: Yes.
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User: Gandhi advocated a nonviolent approach to independence for

User: What organization is dedicated to keeping the peace and protecting human rights? the Central Intelligence Agency the World Health Organization the United Nations the International Monetary Fund

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The United Nations is dedicated to keeping the peace and protecting human rights.

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