phallocentric

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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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In Paradise, the "man as city," Ruby, is ultimately shown to be violent, segregated, and purposefully ignorant of feminine historical narrative; the Convent, which like Paradise is a response to history's phallocentricity, exists as a place where women can heal and learn to love themselves.
Ironically, both feminism and queer, albeit from very different positions, may be said to constitute reinscriptions of phallocentricity, and hence replicate that which they seek to displace.
hooks is claiming that phallocentricity is the byproduct of racism.
Sicilian phallocentricity replicates this dynamic and attempts to compensate for externally imposed submission by socially internalizing an overvaluation of the dominant position.
Since 1980 much detailed information has been published upon their history, but Mr Newman's notion of it remains literally Edwardian, so that May Day (for example) is a vague celebration of Celtic and Saxon phallocentricity, prettified by the Roman Floralia and studded with naked Godivas and dark goddesses.