androcentrism
noun see androcentric

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Androcentrism — (Greek, andro , man, male ) is the practice, conscious or otherwise, of placing male human beings or the masculine point of view at the center of one s view of the world and its culture and history. The related adjective is androcentric, while… …   Wikipedia

  • androcentrism — (n.) 1915; see ANDROCENTRIC (Cf. androcentric) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • androcentrism —    This term (from the Greek andro , meaning man or male and kentron, meaning point or center ), in general, refers to a position that focuses on man as the center of the world. In theology, the term has a double sense; first, androcentrism may… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • androcentrism — See androcentric. * * * …   Universalium

  • androcentrism — noun An ideological focus on males and men, and issues affecting them, possibly to the detriment of non males. Ant: gynocentric See Also: phallocentric, phallogocentric …   Wiktionary

  • androcentrism — андроцентризм …   Термины гендерных исследований

  • androcentrism — n. practice of placing emphasis on masculine interests or viewpoints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • androcentrism —    A specifically male anthropocentrism. A typical, though simple example is the use of the pronoun he to refer to both genders. Also see Afrocentrism, ethnocentrism, Eurocentrism, feminism, gender issues, and isms and ism …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • androcentrism — an·dro·cen·trism …   English syllables

  • androcentrism —  Андроцентризм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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