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Unformatted text preview: matrifocal Mother-centered; often refers to a household with no resident husband-father. patriarchy Political system ruled by men in which women have inferior social and political status, including basic human rights. patrilineal-patrilocal complex An interrelated constellation of patrilineality, patrilocality, warfare, and male supremacy. sexual dimorphism Marked differences in male and female biology besides the contrasts in breasts and genitals. sexual orientation A person's habitual sexual attraction to, and activities with: persons of the opposite sex, heterosexuality, the same sex, homosexuality, or both sexes, bisexuality....
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- Spring '08
- basic human rights, strongly held ideas, corresponding social devaluation