Did Sexism Exist in Early Human History?

Warren Farrell makes the following claim in his book "The Myth of Male Power": "Sexism? or Bisexism? Am I suggesting that sexism was a two-way street? Yes. We think of sexism as having kept women less powerful than men for centuries. In fact, for centuries neither sex had power. Each had roles. Her role:... show more Warren Farrell makes the following claim in his book "The Myth of Male Power":

"Sexism? or Bisexism?

Am I suggesting that sexism was a two-way street? Yes. We think of sexism as having kept women less powerful than men for centuries. In fact, for centuries neither sex had power. Each had roles. Her role: create a family. His role: protect a family. Her role: gather the food. His role: hunt the food. If *both* sexes were restricted to roles, it is not accurate to call it sexism, but sex roles. We have lived not in a sexist world, but in a bisexist world."

excerpted p37, 2nd edition.

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Did Sexism Exist in Early Human History?
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