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Wives and warriors [electronic resource] : women and the military in the United States and Canada / edited by Laurie Weinstein and Christie C. White ; foreword by Cynthia Enloe.

Contributor(s): Weinstein, Laurie Lee | White, Christie C, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xix, 252 p.).ISBN: 0313029571 (electronic bk.); 9780313029578 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women and the military -- United States | Women and the military -- Canada | Femmes et arm�ee -- �Etats-Unis | Femmes et arm�ee -- Canada | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | HISTORY -- Military -- OtherGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wives and warriors.DDC classification: 355/.0082 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Blue navy blues: submarine officers and the two-person career / Laurie Weinstein and Helen Mederer -- The social networks of naval officers' wives: their composition and function / Barbara Marriott -- Gender, the military, and military family support / Deborah Harrison and Lucie Lalibert�e -- The "milirary academy": metaphors of family for pedagogy and public life / Abigail E. Adams -- Women in combat: the U.S. military and the impact of the Persian Gulf War / Georgia Clark Sadler -- Behind the front lines: feminist battles over women in combat / Lucinda Joy Peach -- Sexual harassment in the Army / Lynn Meola -- Conduct unbecoming: second annual report on "Don't ask, don't tell, don't pursue" / C. Dixon Osburn and Michelle M. Benecke -- Understanding women's exit from the Canadian forces: implications for integration? / Karen D. Davis -- Policing the U.S. military's race and gender lines / Francine D'Amico -- Tailhook: deinstitutionalizing the military's "woman problem" / Francine D'Amico.
Summary: This book is about the women who serve the military as wives and those who serve as soldiers, sailors, and flyers. Comparing wives and warriors in the U.S. and Canada, it examines how the military in both countries constructs gender to exclude women from being respected as equals to men. Written by a wide range of scholars and military personnel, the book covers such contemporary issues as the opening of military academies to women, the opening of combat posts to women, the experience of being a wife in the two-person career of an officer-husband, sexual harassment, turnover of women in the ar.
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Blue navy blues: submarine officers and the two-person career / Laurie Weinstein and Helen Mederer -- The social networks of naval officers' wives: their composition and function / Barbara Marriott -- Gender, the military, and military family support / Deborah Harrison and Lucie Lalibert�e -- The "milirary academy": metaphors of family for pedagogy and public life / Abigail E. Adams -- Women in combat: the U.S. military and the impact of the Persian Gulf War / Georgia Clark Sadler -- Behind the front lines: feminist battles over women in combat / Lucinda Joy Peach -- Sexual harassment in the Army / Lynn Meola -- Conduct unbecoming: second annual report on "Don't ask, don't tell, don't pursue" / C. Dixon Osburn and Michelle M. Benecke -- Understanding women's exit from the Canadian forces: implications for integration? / Karen D. Davis -- Policing the U.S. military's race and gender lines / Francine D'Amico -- Tailhook: deinstitutionalizing the military's "woman problem" / Francine D'Amico.

This book is about the women who serve the military as wives and those who serve as soldiers, sailors, and flyers. Comparing wives and warriors in the U.S. and Canada, it examines how the military in both countries constructs gender to exclude women from being respected as equals to men. Written by a wide range of scholars and military personnel, the book covers such contemporary issues as the opening of military academies to women, the opening of combat posts to women, the experience of being a wife in the two-person career of an officer-husband, sexual harassment, turnover of women in the ar.

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