phallocentric

phal·lo·cen·tric

 (făl′ō-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or reflecting a perspective that is predominantly or exclusively male.
2. Dominated or controlled by men: a phallocentric society.


phal′lo·cen′trism n.

phallocentric

(ˌfæləʊˈsɛntrɪk)
adj
dominated by male attitudes
[C20: from phallus + -centric]
ˌphallocenˈtricity, ˌphalloˈcentrism n
Translations

phallocentric

[ˌfæləʊˈsɛntrɪk] adjphallocentrique
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Yet, for all her feminist fervour in liberating female sexuality from a phallocentric world, what she conveniently overlooks apart from a brief reference to culture, is the extent to which both religion and culture have played a role in suppressing any scientific enquiry on sex for ages.
16) Essentializing the female body was a problem because women were consistently represented as lacking the higher, male qualities championed by a phallocentric tradition.
Indeed, African populations south of the Sahara who evolve in relatively identical traditions view the hierarchy as the backbone of their political and economic social organization, and with a phallocentric character, such an organization affects an incongruous part for women in the political and economic sphere as the principle of authority is left to men who are believed to have an experience of knowledge and therefore the power to direct decisions and give guidance.
They showed that the cinema's idealized subject position not only proffers, as it does for Baudry and Metz, the pleasing and compensatory illusion of a unified subject, it also endows that subject with an impervious if appetitive masculinity, organized by a fantasy of phallocentric mastery over women.
My examples in the present study demonstrate that Arab women writers decided to be agents of feminist action and social change through their critique of the patriarchal phallocentric domination and their call for a secular nationalist sensibility.
As a result of their sexual and social impotence, they perform asexual, unsuccessful masculinities according to phallocentric patriarchal ideology.
Of course there were, and still are, many types of "difficult knowledge" in Israeli society: "difficult knowledge" of gender, ethnic, and racial inequalities and forms of oppression, all supported by the phallocentric and Eurocentric power structures of the state.
She criticizes the group for having arrived at a clear formulation on such questions and, consequently, being in danger of uncritically taking over a number of assumptions--such as the fantasy of the lost origin--that have characterized the phallocentric intellectual tradition: "Both as object of colonialist historiography as well as subject of insurgency, the ideological construction of gender keeps the male dominant.
She examines the origins of phallocentric metaphysics and links it to numerous other debates about free-will, the division of mind and body, dualist vs.
3) As critics of machismo, Anderson and Bombal forcefully interrogate the phallocentric power system that places women in subaltern positions.
Beli's body therefore deeply intertwines womanhood and the objectification, sexualization and brutalization of women under a phallocentric and severely repressive political regime.
3) While boys may be learning more than girls about physical pleasure, it can be argued that they would benefit from a more relational, less phallocentric understanding of pleasure.