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-Jodi O'Brien,,Seattle University
"Looks at how women in the armed forces deal with perceived conflicts between femininity and being a good soldier through active strategies that accentuate or play down perceptions of masculinity and femininity. . . . Goes a long way toward showing how this distorting pressure impedes the true integration of women and men."
"Working with interview data and with 285 surveys completed by veterans and active-duty personnel, Herbert shows how military women often adjust their language, dress, hairstyles, comportment, activities, and other characteristics in an effort to shape how they are perceived."
-The Chronicle of Higher Education,
"The book would serve as a valuable undergraduate text to introduce students to martial gender issues."
|2||Amazons and Butterflies: Gender and the Military||26|
|3||Dykes or Whores: Sexuality and the Military||55|
|4||Camouflage Isn't Only for Combat||81|
|5||Doing Gender/Doing Sexuality||112|
|About the Author||205|