Patriarchal bargain is a term coined by Turkish author and researcher Deniz Kandiyoti in , which describes a tactic in which a woman chooses to. In this article, according to Kandiyoti, there are two systems of male dominance. These are the sub-Saharan African pattern and classic patriarchy. May 4, Bargaining With Patriarchy. Article (PDF Available) in Cite this publication. Deniz Kandiyoti at SOAS, University of London · Deniz Kandiyoti.

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That’s why, this resistance to protect the existing autonomous area. A society in which there is a thriving clientele for an entire class of people who are dehumanized as sexual commodities is morally bankrupt.

The women perceived historical transformations, especially if they occur suddenly, as a breach of their existing accommodations with the male dominated order. Even though it can effect little change the general terms of the patriarchal structure, women can maximize their life chances and can be expert for it. Jamie Phlegar Jamie Phlegar. No doubt, they represent a powerful cultural ideal for them. In this article, according to Kandiyoti, there are two systems of male dominance.

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Their original feelings of elation transformed into anger, disappointment, and disgust. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Shortly, the insecurities of African polygyny balancing with their areas of relative autonomy to maximize. For this, it is important to fulfillment of mutual expectations. Women want to maximize their autonomy in the African context.


In African kinship system, there are important differences with respect to marriage forms, residence, descent, and inheritance rules.

There is an individual gain, but a collective loss. On the other hand, ethnographic studies show that these voluntary participations increase the feeling of control and appreciation rather than produce a sense of oppression by women.

Young brides go to the household of their husband as dispossessed individuals. The industry disregards her humanity and puts a price tag on her body. However, this bargain is full of contradictions. There are lower rates of endogamy among the Turks and a husband is responsible for a woman’s honor.

Many of us buy into the sugarcoated version of the sex industry- that strippers, prostituted women, and porn stars are simply sexually empowered women who happily sell sex and sexual access to their bodies to mostly male clients.

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PhD thesis, University of York. For women who are either born with or achieve vast amounts of wealth and status, patriarchal bargaining may look different.

In classic patriarchy areas, women often do not resist unfavorable labor relations in both the household and market.

Women’s request takes the form of passive resistance to their share in the framework of this patriarchal bargain: First, suicide rates are high in young women, especially, among newly married payriarchy.


Help Center Find new research papers in: There is no a single road leading to the collapse of this system and the results are almost uniform. These are the sub-Saharan African pattern and classic patriarchy.

She is a sex object first, and her achievements will always come second. False consciousness just associated with the socialization process. Feminists define the family as an oppressive institution whereas according to conservative women, be pushed out of the family of women makes them weaker and vulnerable.

According to Kay Ann Johnson, there is an ironic situation in here. Remember me on this computer.

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Feministing is a labor of love and all our staff have other full-time jobs to support their work on the site. Moreover, the moral order of classic patriarchy, also men dominate to women and old dominate to young depend on the economic situation. Actually, the patrizrchy problem is lack of alternatives for women to gain power and assurance.