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General Information


Books

Addis, Elisabetta. Women Solidiers: Images and Realities. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1994. 184 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W8721

American Women and the U. S. Armed Forces: A Guide to the Records of Military Agencies in the National Archives Relating to American Women, compiled by Charlotte Palmer Seeley and revised by Virginia C. Purdy and Robert Gruber. Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, 1992. 355 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 A512

Becraft, Carolyn. Women in the U. S. Armed Services: The War in the Persian Gulf. Washington, DC, Women's Research and Education Institute, [1991]. 4 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 B398w

Breuer, William B. War and American Women: Heroism, Deeds, and Controversy. Westport, CT, Praeger, 1997. 255 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 B846w

Dean, Donna M. Warriors Without Weapons: The Victimization of Military Women. Pasadena, MD, Minerva Center, 1997. 144 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 D281w

Dever, John P. and Maria C. Women and the Military: Over 100 Notable Contributors, Historic to Contemporary. Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Co, 1995. 163 p.
Book call no.: 920.72 D491w

Harrell, Margaret C. and Miller Laura L. New Opportunities for Military Women: Effects Upon Readiness, Cohesion, and Morale. Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 1997. 172 p. (MR / Rand Corporation)
Assesses the performance of each military service in integrating women into previously closed military occupations, and the effects of this integration on defense readiness and morale.
Book call no.: 355.0082 H296n

Klenke, Karin. Women and Leadership: A Contextual Perspective. New York, Springer Publishing Company, 1996. 307 p.
Book call no.: 303.34 K63w

McGlen, Nancy E. and Sarkees Meredith Reid. Women in Foreign Policy: The Insiders. New York, Routledge, 1993. 351 p.
Interview with Evelyn P. Foote, Advocate of Equality in the Military, pp 122-129.
Book call no.: 353.0089 M145w

Muir, Kate. Arms and the Woman. London, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. 209 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 M953a

Out in Force: Sexual Orientation and the Military, edited by Gregory M. Herek and others. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1996. 337 P.
Chapter 4: Integration of Women in the Military: Parellels to the Progress of Homosexuals?, by Patricia J. Thomas and Marie D. Thomas, pp 65-85.
Book call no.: 355.008664094

Schneider, Dorothy. The ABC-CLIO Companion to Women in the Workplace. Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, 1993. 371 p. (ABC-CLIO Companions to Key Issues in American History and Life.)
Military Women, pp 169-172.
Book call no.: 331.4 S358a

Sherrow, Victoria. Women and the Military: An Encyclopedia. Denver, CO, ABC-CLIO, 1996. 381 p.
Book call no.: R 355.0082 S553 (Two other copies available for checkout)

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Military Personnel and Compensation Subcommittee. Gender Discrimination in the Military. Washington, DC, GPO, 1992. 128 p. (Hearings, 102nd Congress, 2nd session, July 29-30, 1992)
Book call no.: 355.0082 U581g

Weinstein, Laurie Lee. Wives and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and Canada. Westport, CT, Bergin & Garvey, 1997. 252 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W834

Women and the Use of Military Force, edited by Ruth H. Howes and Michael R. Stevenson. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1993. 247 p.
Women in the Armed Forces, by Mady W. Segal, pp 81-93.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W872

"Women in Defense--DoD Leading the Way". [Washington, DC?], Dept. of Defense, [1996?]. [38] p.
DoD report outlines programs and initiatives related to military women, civilian employees, wives, and girl children.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W8722

Women Soldiers: Images and Realities, edited by Elisabetta Addis, Valeria E. Russo and Lorenza Sebesta. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1994. 184 p.
Book call no.: 355.0082 W8721

Yuval-Davis, Nira. Gender and Nation. London ; Thousand Oaks, CA , Sage Publications, 1997. 156 p.
Gendered Militaries, Gendered Wars, pp 93-115.
Book call no.: 320.54 Y95g


Documents

Conference to Explore the Effects of Combat, Trauma & Extreme Environments on Women's Health and Performance. Gender, Stress and Coping in the U. S. Military. Bethesda, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services, 1995-1996. 4 v.
v.1: Trauma, stress & health: military women in combat, deployment & contingency operations.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42764-400 vols 1-4

Fenner, Lorry M. Ideology and Amnesia: The Public Debate on Women in the American Military, 1940-1973. 1995. 631 p. (Thesis; PhD -- The University of Michigan)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43567-765

Operation Desert Storm: Race and Gender Comparison of Deployed Forces with All Active Duty Forces. Washington, DC. 62 p . (NSIAD / United States. General Accounting Office.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no. 92-111FS

Robinson, Terry Young. The Glass Ceiling Initiative: Implications for DOD in the Year 2000 and Beyond. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1997. 28 leaves. (Air University (U.S.). Air Command and Staff College. Research paper.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 R665g


Periodicals

Abel, Elizabeth, Adams, Ellen, and and Stevenson, Reid. Sexual Risk Behavior Among Female Army Recruits. Military Medicine. 161:491-494 Aug '96.
This tri-service study was an initial effort to develop an explanatory model of sexual risk behavior among young women in the military.

Abrams, Kathryn. Gender in the Military: Androcentrism and Institutional Reform. Law and Contemporary Problems 56:217-241 Autumn '93.

Adde, Nick. "We Waited Years to be Recognized": Memorial Honors Military Women. Air Force Times 58:8 Nov 3 '97.

Adde, Nick. Women's Memorial Honors 220 Years of Commitment: "Long Overdue" Tribute Celebrates Contributions Women Made to Freedom. Air Force Times 58:14-16 Oct 20 '97.

Armor, David J. Race and Gender in the U. S. Military. Armed Forces & Society 23:7-27 Fall '96.

Baldwin, J. Norman. Female Promotions in Male-Dominant Organizations: The Case of the United States Military. Journal of Politics 58:1184-1197 Nov '96.
Study examined the outcome of over 350,000 promotion decisions concerning middle-grade military officers in order to explore female promotions in a male-dominated organization.

The Battle of the Sexes. Air Force Times 57:28 Jun 9 '97.
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD): Single Sex Training is Best for Men and Women. Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman (Gen, USAF): Integrated Training Helps Build Teamwork.

Bird, Julie. Astronaut Breaks Gender Barrier: [LtCol. Eileen M.] Collins is the First Female Shuttle Pilot. Air Force Times 55:4 Feb 13 '95.

Bird, Julie. General's Mission is to Help Widen Roles for Women. Air Force Times 55:4 Jul 24 '95.
MajGen Marcelite Harris heads a NATO committee which seeks to improve conditions for women serving in the militaries of NATO nations.

Compart, Andrew. AF Reserve Major General [Nora A. Astafan] is DoD's Highest-Ranking Woman. Air Force Times 53:24 Jun 28 '93.

Compart, Andrew. Gender Integration Has "Small Effect": Study Finds Few Complaints, But Some Barriers. Air Force Times 58:6 Nov 3 '97.

Compart, Andrew. Women Lag in Senior Billets. Air Force Times 58:18 Oct 6 '97.

D'Amico, Francine. Feminist Perspectives on Women Warriors. Peace Review 8:379-384 Sep '96.
Author disagrees with the perception that women's involvement in the Gulf War challenged traditional gender constraints.

de Groot, Gerard J. From Drivers to Jet Pilots: the Changing Role of Servicewomen. Army Quarterly & Defence Journal 125:293-296 Jul '95.

Dvir, Taly, Eden, Dov, and and Lang, Michal. Self-Fulfilling Prophecy and Gender: Can Women be Pygmalion and Galatea? Journal of Applied Psychology 80:253-270 Apr '95.
Authors conducted two experiments in the Israel Defense Forces to test the Pygmalion hypothesis among women.

Ginburg, Yana. All Things Being Equal: Should Men and Women Meet the Same Physical Standards? Navy Times 46:14-15 Sep 22 '97.

Gruenwald, Juliana. Women in the Military: Mission in Progress. Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report 55:1962-1966 Aug 16 '97.
Recurrent cases of sexual misconduct force Congress to reassess its handling of gender integration in the military. Includes chronology, 1948-1997 and list of legal milestones.

Hasenauer, Heike. Marching Toward Equality. Soldiers 52:22-25 Mar '97.

Hudson, Neff. Women Advance Some (But Reality Still Doesn't Match Military Rhetoric). Air Force Times 54:8 May 9 '94.

Hudson, Neff and Nelson Soraya. Women Have Larger Role in Newest Mission (Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti). Air Force Times 55:17 Oct 10 '94.

Hudson, Neff and Nelson Soraya. Women Troops in Haiti: Numerous, Yet Unnoticed. Army Times 55:14 Oct 10 '94.

Hurrell, Rose Marie. Dimension of Attitudes Toward Women in the Military Factor Analysis of the Women in the Military Scale. Psychological Reports 76:1263-1266 Jun '95.

James, Michael E. Military Women Heralded at Dedication Events. Officer 73:44-45 Nov '97.
About Women in Military Service for America Memorial.

Kitfield, James. Front and Center. National Journal 29:2124-2129 Oct 25 '97.
With the start of the all-volunteer force began in 1973, the military began actively recruiting women to meet its personnel goals. Now women are rapidly--and dramatically--changing the armed forces.

Kitfield, James. Women Warriors. Government Executive 26:22-24+ Mar '94.

Leiter, M. P. Clark D. and Durup J. Distinct Models of Burnout and Commitment Among Men and Women in the Military. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. 30:63-82 March '94.
Study of 473 members of the Canadian Forces found considerable differences between men and women in levels of burnout, organizational commitment, and psychosomatic symptoms.

McCoy, Melanie. Combat in the Courts: Gender Equity in the Military. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:69-95 Fall-Winter '95.

McDougall, Walter A. Sex, Lies, and Infantry. Commentary 104:43-47 Sep '97.
Many feminists think that the main problem in the military is its male-domination. Author feels that the real problem is the effect of having both sexes in a military life that is organized according to a rigid hierarchy and strict disciplinary code.

Moskos, Charles. From Citizen's Army to Social Laboratory. Wilson Quarterly 17:83-94 Winter '93.
Discusses women, minorities and homosexuals in the armed forces.

Nelan, Bruce W. Annie Get Your Gun. Time 141:38+ May 10 '93.

New Military Culture. CQ Researcher 6:361-384 Apr 26 '96.
Entire issue explores issues involving women, minorities and homosexuals in the armed forces. Includes articles: Women who Resist Sexual Harassment (pages 370); Women Get Their Shot (pages 372-373); Women in Combat (page 375-376).

Nobel, Carmen. The Kelly Flinn Case. Air Force Times 57:3 Jun 2 '97.

Phillips, Kay and Rejai Mostafa. Women as Leaders: A Research Note. Journal of Political and Military Sociology 22:343-350 Winter '94.

Stoddard, Ellwyn R. Female Participation in the U. S. Military: Gender Trends by Branch, Rank and Racial Categories. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 11:23-40 Spring '93.

Tice, Jim. Minorities, Women Gain in Downsizing Active Force. Army Times 55:8 Nov 21 '94.

Trainor, Bernard E.(USMC, Ret.). Women in the Military. Marine Corps Gazette 81:60-63 Nov '97.

Vincent, Patrick. Professionalism Vs. Sexuality. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 124:74+ Jan '98.
Author argues that among military leaders, "there is a surrealistic refusal to recognize that human sexuality is a fact of life that exists outside the confines of abuse and harassment," and believes that "any course corrections will have to be forced on the military from without."

Voge, Victoria M. and King Raymond E. Interpersonal Relationship and Prisoner of War Concerns of Rated Military Male and Female Aircrew. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 68:879-885 Oct '97.
Results of a survey of US Army and Air Force rated male and female aircrew.

Widnall, Sheila E. Women in Aerospace: Dawn of Duality. Officer 69:19-22 Nov '93.
Includes brief list of "firsts" for military women in 1993.

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