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Women in ‘combat’: a revolution in the US military?

Gray, Harriet (2013) Women in ‘combat’: a revolution in the US military? Engenderings (21 Mar 2013). Website.

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On the 24th January 2013, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta signed a directive which will open up ‘front-line combat’ posts in the US military to women. While this move puts the US military on similar terms to militaries in Germany, Australia and Canada (among others), the British forces continue to officially exclude women from such roles.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Date Deposited: 25 May 2017 07:41
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:09

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