These lemurs show linear hierarchy, adult female dominance, and the presence of conciliatory behavior after aggressions.
The scientists believe these conditions may be related to high levels of the male hormones in females and female dominance in feeding.
This preference for female dominance existed well into the 20th century:
The same principle of female dominance applies to the other famously social insects, the honeybees.
This would create within men a fear of female dominance that would in turn bring them under control of the females.
The woman-on-top position suggests female dominance over male.
Doctorates were received in 1992 by 565 black women and 386 black men, continuing a trend of female dominance, which was evident 10 years before.
There are three basic proposals for the evolution of female dominance:
Myra gets a job teaching, not just her regular classes (Posture and Empathy), but also, as part of the hidden curriculum, female dominance.
Add female dominance of the family, an odd twist on the nomad heritage, but not unique.