Definitions

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  • n. An ideological focus on females, and issues affecting them, possibly to the detriment of non-females. (Contrast with androcentrism.)

Etymologies

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gyno- + -centrism

Examples

  • Duran is one of the few feminists who explicitly combines feminist standpoint theory with analytically oriented naturalized epistemology, and is an exception to the widespread tendency of analytic feminists to stay clear of gynocentrism.

    Analytic Feminism

  • Hoff Sommers considers this as gynocentrism and misandry that she feels is dominant in the contemporary feminist movement.

    British Blogs

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