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How bureaucracy can help maintain sexism and inequality in the US military

Bonnes, Stephanie (2018) How bureaucracy can help maintain sexism and inequality in the US military. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Sep 2018). Website.

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Abstract

Five years ago the US military's long-standing ban on women in ground combat was lifted. But, writes Stephanie Bonnes, the 'bureaucratic harassment' of women has meant that many policies that have been rescinded have continued. Using in-depth interviews with US servicewomen, she finds that servicemen are able to manipulate bureaucratic policies to harass and undermine women and their careers, allow sexual assaults to continue, and to preserve male dominance in the military.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2018/09/25/how-bu...
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: IGA: United States Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > United States Centre
Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2019 16:05
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 17:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/91860

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