The Second Sex

Thus, the triumph of patriarchy was neither an accident nor the result of a violent revolution. From the origins of humanity, their biological privilege enabled men to affirm themselves alone as sovereign subjects.

-Simone de Beauvoir, ‘The Second Sex’.

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