Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights / Edition 1

Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights / Edition 1

by Philippa Strum
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700613366

ISBN-13: 9780700613366

Pub. Date: 02/11/2004

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

In June 2001, there was a decidedly new look to the graduating class at Virginia Military Institute. For the first time ever, the line of graduates who received their degrees at the "West Point of the South" included women who had spent four years at VMI.

Overview

In June 2001, there was a decidedly new look to the graduating class at Virginia Military Institute. For the first time ever, the line of graduates who received their degrees at the "West Point of the South" included women who had spent four years at VMI.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700613366
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
02/11/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction: A Fantasy and a True Story

1. A Crowd of Honorable Youths

2. From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Era

3. Brother Rat

4. The Advocate

5. Women Making Laws for Women—and Men

6. Birth of a Lawsuit

7. Countersuit

8. GI Joe and GI Jane

9. The Lady and the Soldier

10. In Judge Kiser's Court

11. If Women Were Rats

12. The Judge and the Drummer

13. In a Higher Court

14. In a Different Voice

15. Back in Judge Kiser's Court

16. The Fife and the Drum, Separate but Equal

17. Anticipating the Justices

18. Other Voices

19. Speaking to the Nation's Highest Court

20. The High Court Replies

21. Bringing Women into the Choir

22. The Fife and the Drum, Together at Last

Epilogue

Notes

Interviews

Selected Bibliography

Index

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