phallocentrism
noun see phallocentric

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phallocentrism — phallocentric, adj. /fal oh sen triz euhm/, n. a doctrine or belief centered on the phallus, esp. a belief in the superiority of the male sex. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • phallocentrism — noun Centered on or taking a male point of view. See Also: phallocentric, phallogocentrism …   Wiktionary

  • phallocentrism — phal•lo•cen•trism [[t]ˌfæl oʊˈsɛn trɪz əm[/t]] n. ant a belief centered on the superiority of the male sex • Etymology: 1925–30 phal lo•cen′tric, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • phallocentrism — /fæloʊˈsɛntrɪzəm/ (say faloh sentrizuhm) noun a cultural ethos which privileges men, and male characteristics, as in a patriarchal society. –phallocentric, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • phallocentrism — phallocentric, adj. /fal oh sen triz euhm/, n. a doctrine or belief centered on the phallus, esp. a belief in the superiority of the male sex. [1925 30] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • phallogocentrism — noun a) originally, the perceived tendency of Western thought to locate the centre of any text or discourse within the logos; a.k.a. logocentrism b) the privileging of the phallus and of masculinity, a …   Wiktionary

  • phallocentric — adjective Date: 1927 centered on or emphasizing the masculine point of view • phallocentrism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Phallogocentrism — In critical theory and deconstruction, phallogocentrism or phallocentrism is a neologism coined by Jacques Derrida to refer to the privileging of the masculine (phallus) in the construction of meaning.Derrida and others identified phonocentrism,… …   Wikipedia

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