New Opportunities for Military Women: Effects upon Readiness, Cohesion, and Morale

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While some headlines have accented the negative side of gender integration in the military, this study paints a brighter picture.

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Overview

While some headlines have accented the negative side of gender integration in the military, this study paints a brighter picture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780833025586
  • Publisher: Rand Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 103
  • Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction Background Purpose of Study Scope and Methodology Organization of This Document Chapter Two: Policy Interpretation and Current Status of Opportunities Available to Military Women Summary of Service Changes Overall Evaluation of Services' Progress Integrating Women into Newly Opened Occupations and Units Policy Interpretation and Actions by Each of the Services Limitations to Women's Opportunities in the Military Chapter Three: Effects of Gender Integration on Readiness Defining Readiness Overall Issues That Affect Individual and Unit Readiness The Effects of Gender on Personnel Readiness Attributes Conclusion Chapter Four: Effects of Gender Integration on Cohesion Defining Cohesion Research Findings on Unit Cohesion Respondents' Explanations Behind High, Medium, or Low Unit Cohesion Preferences About the Mix of Men and Women in the Work Group Conclusion Chapter Five: Effects of Gender Integration on Morale Overall Issues That Affect Morale Gender Issues That Affect Morale Conclusion Chapter Six: Additional Issues Generational Differences Sometimes Mistaken for Gender Differences in the Military Integration in Basic Training Gender-Blind Assignment Establishing a Female Chain of Complaint Attitudes Toward the Combat-Exclusion Policy Resistance to Repeated Studies on Gender in the Military Chapter Seven: Conclusions and Policy Implications The Critical Nature of a Multimethod Approach Results Policy Implications Appendix A. METHODOLOGY B. ADDITIONAL DATA REGARDING THE STATUS OF WOMEN'S OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SERVICE C. DEMOGRAPHICS OF POPULATION STUDIED D. MEN'S QUESTIONNAIRE E. WOMEN'S QUESTIONNAIRE Bibliography

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