Male Chauvinism

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Male Chauvinism

The belief that men are superior to women. Most societies deal (or have dealt) with male chauvinism in some form or other. In business, male chauvinism may express itself in bias toward hiring or promoting men. Laws exist in many jurisdictions to limit or eliminate male chauvinism in business.
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not before the common people as this only strengthens male chauvinism.
As for male chauvinism it would seem that a woman hasn't a ghost of a chance of ever ascending the pinnacle of the Vatican.
I noticed that the names of Mumbai streets were determined by a ocurious mixture of chauvinism, courage, and corruptiono.
Let me note, parenthetically, that the reverse--a sort of loathing for one's own country and an idealization of the other--is another form of chauvinism, like a negative where everything black is white and everything white is black.
Moreover (and this is not male chauvinism asserting itself) the male physique, just as in sports, enables men to be quantitatively superior in sheer physical strength.
The student and his guests aired comments that included "violent chauvinism, jaw-droppingly racist attitudes, rampant homophobia, and even raging anti-Semitism," according to a description in the student newspaper.
12) Likely this reluctance to recruit whites came about due to persistent white chauvinism within the labor movement, a subject which is frequently reviled in the pages of the Crusader.
I abhor discrimination, chauvinism and bigotry in any form.
The last bastion of male sporting chauvinism has been well and truly broken
One has to assume chauvinism was at issue when members of a predominantly male Baltimore Symphony Orchestra took issue with Marin Alsop's appointment as conductor.
The novels, deeply rooted in the culture of their time and place (1930s USA), exhibit the chauvinism and bigotries characteristic of their day.
A second strategy is found in opposition, and usually in disgust, to chauvinism.