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as a shorthand description for any society in which women's power is equal or superior to men's and in which the culture centers around values and life events described as 'feminine.'" With respect to a prehistoric matriarchal Golden Age, according to Barbara Epstein, "matriarchy ...
means a social system organized around matriliny and goddess worship in which women have positions of power." According to Adler, "a number of feminists note that few definitions of the word [matriarchy], despite its literal meaning, include any concept of power, and they suggest that centuries of oppression have made it impossible for women to conceive of themselves with such power." When we hear the word "matriarchy", we are conditioned to a number of responses: that matriarchy refers to the past and that matriarchies have never existed; that matriarchy is a hopeless fantasy of female domination, of mothers dominating children, of women being cruel to men.
Accordingly, these concepts do not represent matriarchy as 'power of women over men'.
In addition, some authors depart from the premise of a mother-child dyad as the core of a human group where the grandmother was the central ancestor with her children and grandchildren clustered around her in an extended family.
A matriarchy is also sometimes called a gynarchy, a gynocracy, a gynecocracy, or a gynocentric society, although these terms do not definitionally emphasize motherhood.
Some of them, you can post anonymous, some of them I believe - I have been told through our investigation - there's actually a place on there [for] 'ex-boyfriends'.Most anthropologists hold that there are no known anthropological societies that are unambiguously matriarchal, but some authors believe exceptions may exist or may have.Matriarchies may also be confused with matrilineal, matrilocal, and matrifocal societies.In their works, Johann Jakob Bachofen and Lewis Morgan used such terms and expressions as mother-right, female rule, gyneocracy, and female authority.All these terms meant the same: the rule by females (mother or wife).