It's Our Military Too: Women and the U.S Military

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September 1996



Gives accounts by women on active duty, retired officers, women who have worked for the armed forces in a civilian capacity, and civilian academics. This book dispels many of the myths about women and the military and explores the reasons for the persistence of misconceptions in the face of increased female participation.


Preface Part I: Voices and Facts 1. Soldiering: The Enemy Doesn't Care If You're Female Rhonda Cornum 2. Duty, Honor, Country: If You're Straight Virginia Solms 3. The Creation of Army Officers and the Gender Lie: Betty Grable or Frankenstein? Billie Mitchell 4. Just the Facts, Ma'am Judith Hicks Stiehm Part II: History and Issues 5. The Military Woman's Vanguard: Nurses Connie L. Reeves 6. From Underrepresentation to Overrepresentation: African-American Women Brenda L. Moore 7. Gender and Weapons Design Nina Richman-Loo and Rachel Weber 8. Gender Ideology in the Ethics of Women in Combat Lucinda Joy Peach 9. To Fight, to Defend, and to Preserve the Peace: The Evolution of the U.S. Military and the Role of Women within It M. C. Devilbiss Part III: Reflection and Speculation 10. Pernicious Cohesion Carol Burke 11. Telling the War Story Susan Jeffords 12. Subverting the Gender and Military Paradigms Miriam Cooke 13. The Civilian Mind Judith Hicks Stiehm About the Contributors Index
EAN: 9781566394567
ISBN: 1566394562
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1996
Seitenanzahl: 309 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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