Interview: Angela Saini on patriarchy

On the release of her latest book, ‘The Patriarchs’, the science journalist tells Mariana Vieira how the patriarchy is not as monolithic as it seems.

The World Today Published 3 March 2023 5 minute READ

Angela Saini

Science journalist and broadcaster

The Patriarchs: How Men Came to Rule
Fourth Estate, £20

In her previous two books, Angela Saini sought to deconstruct the hegemony of the field of science by exploring the myths of racism and sexism in the history of science. In her latest work, ‘The Patriarchs: How Men Came to Rule’, she focuses her critical lens on the origins of the patriarchy, the neglect of matriarchal societies and women’s historical oppression.

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