- centered on, emphasizing, or dominated by males or masculine interests: an androcentric society; an androcentric religion.
Origin of androcentric
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We have been much misled as to warfare by our androcentric literature.
Some read the genderless world as androcentric, because the generic human being it affirmed had a rather masculine bent.The Civilization of Illiteracy
During this period we have had almost universally what is here called an Androcentric Culture.
This is a peculiarly happy and condensed expression of the relative position of women during our androcentric culture.
Our androcentric culture is so shown to have been, and still to be, a masculine culture in excess, and therefore undesirable.
- having or regarding man or the male sex as central or primary
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Word Origin and History for androcentric
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