Sex and Gender: A Study of University Professors

Sex and Gender: A Study of University Professors This study was conducted to determine whethersex differences in gender role disappear among subjectswho are matched on prestigious high-status socialbackground: University professors. It was of interest whether androgynyemerges as a gender rolespecific to individuals of intellectually and sociallyprestigious background. The relationship between genderrole and sex was analyzed using a chi-square test. No relationship between gender role and sex wasfound for university professors. Discussion of thepossible factors involved in transcendence of culturalgender polarization by university professors is presented. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Sex and Gender: A Study of University Professors

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Plenum Publishing Corporation
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1018838712281
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Abstract

This study was conducted to determine whethersex differences in gender role disappear among subjectswho are matched on prestigious high-status socialbackground: University professors. It was of interest whether androgynyemerges as a gender rolespecific to individuals of intellectually and sociallyprestigious background. The relationship between genderrole and sex was analyzed using a chi-square test. No relationship between gender role and sex wasfound for university professors. Discussion of thepossible factors involved in transcendence of culturalgender polarization by university professors is presented.

Journal

Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 6, 2004

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