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- n. Government by men.
- n. A government controlled by men.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Ancient Greece, the birthplace of democracy, was also known as a phallocracy, in which men dominated women.
Criticising the rush to treat DSK as a victim, Wadham added: "Wilfully unreconstructed, France is a society in which women collude in a continued phallocracy."
Ohm said she simply, "wanted to expose how the media phallocracy normalizes racism and homophobia in American society," but eventually found that she had gotten more than she bargained for.
In this case the project is overcoming what is variously called male dominance, machismo, phallocracy, patriarchy, etc., to which men and their female collaborators seem very attached, inasmuch as so many machines of war must be mounted against them.
The other guy, when verbally attacked by a rather intolerant fellow grad student for his participation in the male hegemony responded: “I guess phallocracy isn’t as fun as it sounds.”