American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Centered or focused on men, often to the neglect or exclusion of women: an androcentric view of history; an androcentric health-care system.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Centering around the male; relating to the theory that all animal life normally centers around the male.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting androcentrism; focused on males.
- andro + -centric (Wiktionary)
“It was also defined by an autonomous objective of salvaging the gender political dimension of the movement, even if this purpose was couched in androcentric or non-feminist terms favoured by socialist/communist doctrine.”
“The asymmetrical nature of the fundamental gender duality of Jewish law produces a system which can be described as androcentric, if androcentrism is understood to describe a cultural system emerging from a male perspective on the world.”
“There is now a interest in women focused psychology or what is now called androcentric bias.”
“As for the "androcentric" worldview, I think that's the major problem for the lack of development of the mother/son and husband/wife relationship, which is a pity.”
“A few days later, a second editorial was published in reply, written by actual climate scientists, who argued that those denying evidence of androcentric climate change don't possess the expertise to comment.”
“The evidence for reconstructing the bonds that forged colonial society across great distances and linked settlers to the land tends to be androcentric, though not exclusive of women.”
“The New York Times spun potentially good news – women are earning more – into an androcentric tale of female victimhood: mean are marrying women for their money.”
“We are challenging the status quo of the androcentric field of chemistry and demanding that the conscious and subconscious gender bias operating within the field be acknowledged, addressed and stopped!”
“Autonomous feminists regarded the edifice of left-wing thought and practice as constitutionally androcentric and thus incapable or even averse to establishing the necessary analytical tools to better interrogate the relationship between gender and power.”
“This incident may signify a reality of maternal dominance, at least in the case of Rebekah, that is too powerful for the androcentric interests of biblical narrative to obscure.”
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