More Than Just Power and Oppression: Six Books About Patriarchs
To blame the patriarchy for anything or everything is so common, it’s become cavalier, off-hand, meme-worthy. But in this moment (has there ever been another?) with the patriarchy in seemingly unstoppable ascendance, flaunting its dominion over female bodies, queer bodies, colored bodies, threatening to police us ever more repressively, where should I direct my blame? Where are the patriarchs?
The trouble with the patriarchy is that, no matter how ubiquitous the force of its oppression, it remains nebulous…
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