androcentricity

Related to androcentricity: Gender blindness
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androcentricity

[ˌændrəʊsɛnˈtrɪsɪtɪ] Nandrocentrismo m
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A few male writers published collections of only women's lives, but here too androcentricity prevailed.
The necessity of overcoming linguistic androcentricity of discourse is being gradually recognized by researchers of Slavic languages: Polish (Koniuszaniec & Blaszkowska, 2001), Czech (Cmejrkova, 2001), Russian (Doleshal, 2001; Denisova, 2002), Ukrainian (Tolstokorova, 2002, 2004), and other Central Eastern European languages, such as Lithuanian (Kaledaite, 1995), Romanian (Maurice, 2001 ; Miroiu, 1998).
In the case of anthropologists, who contribute their fair share of essentializations, Carrier suggests that the problem is that "Most [Western] anthropologists have a fairly naive and commonsensical understanding of Western societies." (12) This implies that a more sustained intellectual engagement with their own societies would improve matters--perhaps, but only to a limited extent, given the larger problem of the ethno- and androcentricity of analytical categories, which seem to constitute an intrinsic, if not indelible, part of anthropological discourse.
While concurring with Falk on the problem of the excessive maleness or androcentricity of traditional Jewish Godlanguage, feminist theologian and halakhist Rachel Adler has argued that we need the notion of God as personal and transcendent Other in order to maintain the possibilities of relation, difference, reciprocity, and mutuality.
The first looks briefly at eighteenth-century debate on genius, highlighting, by reference to recent studies the androcentricity of this discussion.
Early recognition of the androcentricity of knowledge led to the analysis of gender as a system that constructs male as well as female identity, thus broadening the scope of women's studies considerably within disciplines to incorporate the place of gender within larger cultural formations.
But Maggie also rejects the androcentricity that has generally passed as the universal, plunging back into the messy materialism of a postmodernist world.
As Danahy explains, adopting Patrocinio Schweikart's terminology, the feminist critic must combine a "negative hermeneutic" uncovering the "androcentricity of what has .