Patriarchy is the typical modus of Civilization from its inception until the late 1800´s.
After 1945 it finally started disappearing.
It does not mean ‘men have more power in the work place’. That´s an extremely recent meaning from Feminism.
It´s meaning is for 5.000+ years, until practically yesterday, in history, that the man is makes all the important decisions in his family.
Especially who his daughter gets to date.