Masculinity, Organizational Culture, Media Framing and Sexual Violence in the Military

  title={Masculinity, Organizational Culture, Media Framing and Sexual Violence in the Military},
  author={Steven Richard Kuhl and Anna E. Kosloski and Stephanie Bontrager Ryon and Astrid Monar},
  journal={The Social Sciences},
Sexual violence in the military is woven into history, with stories and myths that date back to the times of ancient Rome. For example, military conquests thousands of years ago involved looting, pillaging, and raping—the “spoils of war” for the winning side. Over time, women, seen as sexual outlets, continued to be used to boost soldier morale in combat. Today, instances such as the Marine sexual misconduct scandal are still associated with notions of male empowerment through victimization of… 
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