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Definitions of Androcracy

  1. (nounAuthority, government, or rule by men.
  2. (noun) Any society or culture that is controlled by men.

Androcracy Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ænˈdrɒkrəsɪ/
    • British English
      • /ænˈdrɒkrəsɪ/
  • Syllabification: (an·dro·cra·cy)

Usage Notes

  • Plural: androcracies
  • Androcracies are androcentric.
  • Androcracy is constrasted to gynocracy.
  • An androcracy is (adjectiveandrocentric and functions (adverb) androcentrically.

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Cite the Definition of Androcracy

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2016. “androcracy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/androcracy/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

androcracy. (2016). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/androcracy/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2016. “androcracy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/androcracy/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“androcracy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2016. Web. 17 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/androcracy/>.