Alternative formsEdit


femicentric (comparative more femicentric, superlative most femicentric)

  1. woman-centric; focusing on women or pertaining to a focus on women (sometimes used pejoratively to imply such focus is misandric)
    • 1986, International Sociological Association. Biography and Society Research Committee, Oral History Society (Great Britain), Life Stores, Issue 2
      It is an order which is ‘femi-centric’ — which reflects the distinctiveness of female roles and responsibilities.
    • 1997, Thomas Robbins, Millennium, messiahs, and mayhem: contemporary apocalyptic movements, page 66
      REVELATIONS The Linguistic Turn With the repetition of situated, equally parochial identities — Afrocentric, homocentric, Islamic, femicentric, and so on
    • 2008 Jannie Hugo, Lucie Allan, Doctors for tomorrow: family medicine in South Africa, page 4
      The femicentric nature of the family in South Africa, hinging as it does on women, reflects both the strength and weakness of the institution.

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 18 March 2012, at 21:34