Dependency as a Keyword of the American Draft System and Persistence of Male-only Registration

@article{Geva2015DependencyAA,
  title={Dependency as a Keyword of the American Draft System and Persistence of Male-only Registration},
  author={Dorit Geva},
  journal={Polity},
  year={2015},
  volume={47},
  pages={199-224}
}
How has male-only draft registration been ideologically justified in the United States? Feminist International Relations and Security Studies scholars would, correctly, point to the strong association between masculinity and militarism in explaining the preservation of male-only registration. I argue, however, that feminist political-sociological scholarship on the centrality of the male breadwinner/female caregiver distinction to numerous federal programs sheds light on ideological… Expand
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