I read this today. It has quite a lot of interesting points. Read it if you're interested. Just try and maintain an impartial objective view on the whole matter.
Here's an excerpt
"Tomorrow’s children, therefore, unlike members of the postwar baby boom generation, will be for the most part descendants of a comparatively narrow and culturally conservative segment of society. To be sure, some members of the rising generation may reject their parents’ values, as always happens. But when they look around for fellow secularists and counterculturalists with whom to make common cause, they will find that most of their would-be fellow travelers were quite literally never born."
Read more here : http://www.foreignpolicy.com/story/cms.php?story_id=3376&page=0
Please note that the author is not condoning male tyannical societies where the abuse of women is OK or that women should submit to an abusive unloving husband or father.
I think its just in the natural cycle of things that partriachies and feminist thought revolve around each other like the Yin and Yang. One side rises and the other declines. Eventually, in perhaps 100 hundred years from now we'll be back to the same position.