Women in the Military (Special Journal Issue 2017)

TitleWomen in the Military (Special Journal Issue 2017)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
Secondary AuthorsMoore, Brenda L.
JournalArmed Forces & Society
Issue2 (Special Issue)
Date Published04/2017

This Armed Forces & Society special isssue is on women in the contemporary armed forces in the United States and other nations including the South African National Defense Force and the Australian Defense Force. This issue contains a collection of nine papers, each reviewing a current aspect of women serving in the military since the post–Vietnam War Era. There are also two review essays of Megan Mackenzie’s book, Beyond the Band of Brothers: The US Military and the Myth That Women Can’t Fight. An overview of changing laws and the expanding role of women in the military is provided in this introduction, as well as summaries of the nine articles, and comments on the two book reviews mentioned above. [publisher]

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