Research Paper Title Separation Anxiety and Boot Camp: Why Basic Training Should Remain Gender-Integrated. Abstract Several members of Congress are supporting legislation to separate men and women in basic training in the military for a variety of reasons, including sexual harassment and sexual relations between men and women. The push for such legislation began with several incidents involving multiple… Read More
Discussing Gender Progress in the Canadian Armed Forces
Research Paper Title Soldiering in the Canadian Forces: How and Why Gender Counts! Abstract Women have advanced in Canada since the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in 1970. This Commission made 167 recommendations to redress documented inequalities and inequities. Six pertained directly to the full integration of women in the Canadian Forces (CF). In 1989,… Read More
Gender & the Australian Army: Preparing for the Future & Military Capability
Report Paper Title Teaming: An Introduction to Gender Studies, Unshackling Human Talent and Optimising Military Capability for the coming Era of Equality: 2020 to 2050. Abstract Gender has been a high-profile issue within the Army over the last five years. In response to Pathways to Change (PtC), Army has introduced significant changes in a short period.… Read More
Exploring Military Leadership from a Subordinate Perspective in the Canadian Armed Forces
Research Paper Title Universal or Gender-Specific? Exploring Military Leadership from a Subordinate Perspective. Abstract Leadership is key to the successful functioning of any organisation, including the military. Contemporary conceptualisations of leadership have focused on the behaviours or traits necessary for leaders to function effectively. However, leadership is a dynamic process involving both a leader and a… Read More
Why are Black Women Joining the US Military at Higher Rates than Men & All Other Racial & Ethnic Groups?
Research Paper Title Desperate Choices: Why Black Women Join the U.S. Military at Higher Rates than Men and All Other Racial and Ethnic Groups. Abstract The enlistment of black women in the U.S. military has been a persistent and growing demographic trend over the past three decades. Black women now constitute nearly one third of all women in… Read More
Congressional Commission on Military Training & Gender-Related Issues from 1999
Report Title Congressional Commission on Military Training and Gender-Related Issues. Final Report Findings and Recommendations. Background The Final Report of the Commission on Military Training and Gender-Related Issues is presented in four volumes as follows: Volume I. “Findings and Recommendations” consists of the commentaries, assessments, findings and recommendations that are responsive to the mandate set forth… Read More
A Study into the Leadership & Gender of the British Army Officer
Research Paper Title The British Army Officer – A Study into Leadership and Gender. Abstract The study addresses the question of whether men and women officers in the British Army lead in different ways. The research methodology adopted was phenomenological. The research methods included Repertory Grid and Critical Incident techniques and were conducted through a semi structured interview… Read More
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