Attitudes toward Expanding Roles for Navy Women at Sea

@article{Iskra2007AttitudesTE,
  title={Attitudes toward Expanding Roles for Navy Women at Sea},
  author={Darlene M. Iskra},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={203 - 223}
}
This article explores the discourse and gendered constructions that surrounded the debates on expanding seagoing roles for women in the U.S. Navy between 1978 and 2000. By comparing arguments against the expansion of women's seagoing roles across multiple years, it is possible to assess whether the arguments about women's exclusion have essentially changed. The arguments against expanding women's roles were framed in the context of diminishing military effectiveness based on stereotypical… 

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