Dale Spender provides some sociological insight into the roles of women and men.

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  – Dale Spender, Women of Ideas and What Men Have Done to Them (1982)

Another concept is relevant here *thinks hard*now what could that be?  Oh yes!  Patriarchy.   That ‘wispy-diaphonous’ notion that so many dudebros can’t seem to get a handle on. :/