patricentric


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Related to patricentric: Patriarchdom

patricentric

tending to move toward or centering upon the father. See also matricentric.
See also: Father
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Adj.1.patricentric - centered upon the father
patriarchal - characteristic of a form of social organization in which the male is the family head and title is traced through the male line
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Tyrannical fatherhood given rise by a centuries old patricentric tradition is thus established as the catalyst to the antagonistic relationship between father and son.
It did not force the scholar into patricentric comparisons or into mainstream thinking and allowed us to theorize the fuller diversity of women's roles, more holistic, critical and political way oriented to change.
mother-infant bond" (xvi) below the Freudian patricentric Oedipus