phallogocentrism

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Coined by Jacques Derrida.

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phallogocentrism (usually uncountable, plural phallogocentrisms)

  1. The privileging of masculinity in the construction of meaning; phallocentrism with a view to logocentrism.
    • 1990, Judith Butler, 1990 Preface to Gender Trouble:
      The task of this enquiry is to center on - and decenter - such defining institutions : phallogocentrism and compulsory heterosexuality.

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