Role of Group Affiliation and Gender on Attitudes Toward Women in the Military

  title={Role of Group Affiliation and Gender on Attitudes Toward Women in the Military},
  author={Michael D. Matthews and Morten G. Ender and Janice H. Laurence and David E. Rohall},
  journal={Military Psychology},
  pages={241 - 251}
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