- From Late Latin phallus and κράτος (kratos, "rule, strength"). (Wiktionary)
“She attacked heterosexuality as inherently patriarchal and championed lesbianism as a means of the liberation of women from the "phallocratic" power system of the culture.”
“Here Gilligan himself is the oppressor: under the male gaze of Gilligan, Ginger becomes the Feminine-as-Other, the interiorization of a self'' that is wholly constituted by the linguistic con-ventions of phallocratic desire keeping in mind, of course, Saussure's langue/parole distinction.”
“Though, I imagine Mme Royale is pretty convincingly an iron lady if she managed to fight her way though the phallocratic French political scene, especially on the left.”
“No sooner does the first woman candidate for the French presidency (and a seriously glamorous one, at that) emerge from the phallocratic structures of the Socialist Party than she manages to mess things up.”
“Recently the feminist blogosphere was up in arms and howlingin holy rage for the fate of Nia, a mentally ill beautiful teenage girl who the evil phallocratic doctor took off her meds since her meds were working but making her obese.”
“If we wish to subvert the phallocratic order, according to Irigaray, we will have to reject “a definition of power of the masculine type””
“Irigaray, for example, urges feminists to question the definition of power in phallocratic cultures, for if feminists”
“She referred to feminists as "pirates in a phallocratic society" and preached her version of feminist liberation, describing herself as a "radical lesbian feminist.”
“Your phallocratic remains will be pickled, then lost”
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