Conscripting women: gender, soldiering, and military service in Sweden 1965–2018

  title={Conscripting women: gender, soldiering, and military service in Sweden 1965–2018},
  author={Alma Persson and Fia Sundevall},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  pages={1039 - 1056}
ABSTRACT This article explores how women, men, and gender equality in the military have been debated, made sense of, regulated, and dealt with in Swedish contemporary history. It takes its empirical point of departure in 1965, when the issue of military conscription for women was first raised in Sweden, and ends with the implementation of so called gender-neutral conscription in 2018. The study is based on a wide range of sources, collected through a combination of extensive archival work… 

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