Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Men's Enlightened Sexism & Hegemonic Masculinity in Academia

  title={Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Men's Enlightened Sexism \& Hegemonic Masculinity in Academia},
  author={Michael Armato},
  journal={Women's Studies},
  pages={578 - 598}
In the spring of 2008, I presided over and served as discussant for a session on hegemonic masculinity at a regional sociology conference. Going into the 8:30 a.m. session, my primary concern was that such an early time slot would fail to garner sufficient audience turnout to facilitate critical discussion. My concern was confirmed when only four attendees showed up. Despite the low turnout, quite a lively session followed, including an admittedly odd series of events wherein we paradoxically… 

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