The Right to Fight

  title={The Right to Fight},
  author={Yagil Levy},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  pages={186 - 202}
  • Yagil Levy
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Armed Forces & Society
The worldwide demand by gays and lesbians that they be allowed to openly participate in military service and the ways in which this demand have been handled reveal discrepancies between political culture and actual recruitment practices. This article offers a model drawn from a multiple-case study for explaining recruitment policies toward homosexuals. Arguably, to the extent that the military is used to perform civilian-social roles that determine the social hierarchy beyond the purely… 

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