(1) Part of their theorizing around matriarchy comes from their mother, who insisted that despite their different fathers the fact that they all came out of her meant that they were sisters - nothing more, nothing less.(2) Another 1970s strategy of empowerment was to turn to the misty past and recast prehistory in a hopeful light: perhaps a Neolithic matriarchy predated the Iron Age patriarchy.(3) feminism has revived an interest in matriarchy(4) She may advocate a matriarchy, but it is a matriarchy where leaders remain irreproachably ladylike, and therefore ultimately submissive to men.(5) We were not allowed to read of the Queen Mother's foibles, of course, perhaps because she achieved fame not through talent but via marriage and matriarchy .(6) She suggests that the symbol of the Amazon is associated with the symbol of the Great Mother and with matriarchy .(7) From this parallel it is to be seen that the development of consciousness that corresponds to matriarchy must little by little be released by the archetypal masculine.(8) Interesting how far the story of the pre-existing matriarchy goes back.(9) But how are we to know whether matriarchy did not have similar extremes?(10) All I'm saying is that it is wrong to replace a patriarchy with a matriarchy , because then nothing is learned, no insights are gained and no real cooperation between men and women is achieved.(11) Getting rid of patriarchy is fine, but replacing it with an equivalent matriarchy solves nothing unless you're simply out for revenge.(12) The new matriarchy needs to come out like a phoenix.(13) They form a matriarchy , a herd of females led by the dominant matriarch, who all band together to raise and protect and teach each other and their young calves.(14) She is sceptical of the Western rejection of the term matriarchy as a failed mirror-image of masculinist terminology.(15) a matriarchy run by morally superior women(16) The activists sided with his mother-in-law, thus appearing to support matriarchy over patriarchy.