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The Resource Women in combat : a reference handbook, Rosemarie Skaine

Women in combat : a reference handbook, Rosemarie Skaine

Label
Women in combat : a reference handbook
Title
Women in combat
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Rosemarie Skaine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This handbook provides a straightforward account of how women have served in combat roles and explains the ongoing controversy surrounding efforts to legalize combat assignments for female service members
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CREDO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skaine, Rosemarie
Dewey number
355.4082/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB418.W65
LC item number
S563 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in combat
  • Women in combat
  • Women soldiers
  • Women sailors
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
Label
Women in combat : a reference handbook, Rosemarie Skaine
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of tables and figures -- Preface -- 1: Background And History -- Link between the History of the Definition of Combat and the controversy -- Legal definition of combat -- Status of women is affected by policy -- Evolution of the law -- Legal definition of direct ground combat through policy -- Role and influence of congress -- History, combat, and culture -- History and women in combat -- United States history -- Change -- References -- Chapter 2: Problems, Controversies, And Solutions -- Problems -- Policy -- Issues that present challenges to women -- Controversies surrounding women in combat and in the military -- Women in direct ground combat -- Physical abilities -- Exposure to danger -- Women's effect on unit cohesion -- Women's effect on readiness -- Issue of equality -- Issue of motherhood -- Women in combat and societal expectations -- Religious conviction and women in combat -- Solutions -- Facsimile to reinstating the risk rule -- All-female platoons -- Eliminate policy prohibitions and establish gender-neutral performance-based requirements -- References -- 3: Worldwide Perspective -- Women as combatants in state-based military -- International framework -- Incidence -- Examples of military roles in some countries -- Progress toward gender equality in women in combat roles -- Selected countries allowing women in occupations flying aircraft or aboard combat ships -- Women as combatants in nonstate-based revolutionary and guerilla military -- Afghanistan and the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan -- Female suicide bombers -- References -- 4: Chronology -- 5: Biographical Sketches -- Specialist Veronica Alfaro, U S Army -- Colonel Ruby Bradley, U S Army -- Specialist Monica L Brown, U S Army -- Major Kim Campbell, U S Air Force -- Colonel Eileen M Collins, U S Air Force (Ret) and Former NASA Astronaut -- Brigadier General Rhonda Cornum, PhD, MD, U S Army -- Lieutenant Mary (Missy) L Cummings, U S Navy -- Elaine Donnelly -- Major L Tammy Duckworth, U S Army -- General Ann E Dunwoody, U S Army -- Sergeant Theresa Lynn Flannery, U S Army -- Captain Dawn Halfaker, U S Army (Ret) -- Colonel Kelly Hamilton, U S Air Force (Ret) -- Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester, U S Army -- Major General Jeanne M Holm, U S Air Force (Ret) -- Captain Kathleen Christine Horner, U S Marine Corps -- Rear Admiral Michelle Howard, U S Navy -- Lieutenant Kara Hultgreen, U S Navy -- Specialist Shoshana Johnson, U S Army (Ret) -- First Lieutenant Cheryl Lamoureux, U S Air Force -- Dr Peter A Lillback, President, Westminster Theological Seminary -- Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner, U S Navy (Ret) -- Sergeant April Pashley, U S Army Reserves -- Major Lillian Pfluke, U S Army (Ret) -- Private Lori Piestewa, U S Army -- Command Sergeant Major Cynthia A Pritchett, U S Army -- Phyllis Schlafly -- Corporal Ramona M Valdez, U S Marine Corps -- Brigadier General Wilma L Vaught, USAF (Ret) -- Lieutenant (Lt) Kendra Williams, U S Navy -- Captain Elizabeth (Betsy) G Wylie, U S Navy (Ret)
  • 6: Data And Documents -- Data overview of the women in the military -- Documents and testimony overview -- Combat Exclusion Law, Air Force, Title 10 Armed Forces (USC), Subt C, 8549 (1976)-Repealed 1991 -- Combat Exclusion Law, Navy and Marine Corps, Title 10 Armed Forces (USC), Subt C, 6015 (1956)-Repealed: 1993 -- Secretary of the Army, U S Code Title 10 Subtitle B, Part I 3013(g) -- Army Direct Combat Probability Coding (DCPC) System, 1992 -- Army policy for the assignment of female soldiers, 1992 (Major Relevant Parts) -- DoD Assignment Policy, 2010: Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule 1994 (Rescinding 1988 Risk Rule) -- Soldier's Creed -- U S Constitution, Articles I-The Legislative Branch and Article II-The Executive Branch (Article I, Section 8 to Article II, Section 2) -- Excerpt from Elaine Donnelly's Congressional Testimony, 1993 -- Profile of a soldier -- Policy concerning homosexuality in the armed forces: Federal Law Pub L 103-160 (10 U S C 654) U S House Repealed May 27, 2010 to Take Effect December 1, 2010 -- 7: Directory Of Organizations -- Government organizations -- NGOs (Nongovernmental Organizations) -- 8: Resources -- Print resources -- Books -- Articles, journals, and journal articles -- Hearings and reports -- Legal cases -- Papers, proceedings, and memoranda -- Theses and dissertations -- Nonprint resources -- Bibliographies -- Databases -- DVDs/Videotapes -- Films/Multimedia -- Internet Sites -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocn755871121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781598844603
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o666573563
  • (OCoLC)755871121
Label
Women in combat : a reference handbook, Rosemarie Skaine
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of tables and figures -- Preface -- 1: Background And History -- Link between the History of the Definition of Combat and the controversy -- Legal definition of combat -- Status of women is affected by policy -- Evolution of the law -- Legal definition of direct ground combat through policy -- Role and influence of congress -- History, combat, and culture -- History and women in combat -- United States history -- Change -- References -- Chapter 2: Problems, Controversies, And Solutions -- Problems -- Policy -- Issues that present challenges to women -- Controversies surrounding women in combat and in the military -- Women in direct ground combat -- Physical abilities -- Exposure to danger -- Women's effect on unit cohesion -- Women's effect on readiness -- Issue of equality -- Issue of motherhood -- Women in combat and societal expectations -- Religious conviction and women in combat -- Solutions -- Facsimile to reinstating the risk rule -- All-female platoons -- Eliminate policy prohibitions and establish gender-neutral performance-based requirements -- References -- 3: Worldwide Perspective -- Women as combatants in state-based military -- International framework -- Incidence -- Examples of military roles in some countries -- Progress toward gender equality in women in combat roles -- Selected countries allowing women in occupations flying aircraft or aboard combat ships -- Women as combatants in nonstate-based revolutionary and guerilla military -- Afghanistan and the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan -- Female suicide bombers -- References -- 4: Chronology -- 5: Biographical Sketches -- Specialist Veronica Alfaro, U S Army -- Colonel Ruby Bradley, U S Army -- Specialist Monica L Brown, U S Army -- Major Kim Campbell, U S Air Force -- Colonel Eileen M Collins, U S Air Force (Ret) and Former NASA Astronaut -- Brigadier General Rhonda Cornum, PhD, MD, U S Army -- Lieutenant Mary (Missy) L Cummings, U S Navy -- Elaine Donnelly -- Major L Tammy Duckworth, U S Army -- General Ann E Dunwoody, U S Army -- Sergeant Theresa Lynn Flannery, U S Army -- Captain Dawn Halfaker, U S Army (Ret) -- Colonel Kelly Hamilton, U S Air Force (Ret) -- Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester, U S Army -- Major General Jeanne M Holm, U S Air Force (Ret) -- Captain Kathleen Christine Horner, U S Marine Corps -- Rear Admiral Michelle Howard, U S Navy -- Lieutenant Kara Hultgreen, U S Navy -- Specialist Shoshana Johnson, U S Army (Ret) -- First Lieutenant Cheryl Lamoureux, U S Air Force -- Dr Peter A Lillback, President, Westminster Theological Seminary -- Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner, U S Navy (Ret) -- Sergeant April Pashley, U S Army Reserves -- Major Lillian Pfluke, U S Army (Ret) -- Private Lori Piestewa, U S Army -- Command Sergeant Major Cynthia A Pritchett, U S Army -- Phyllis Schlafly -- Corporal Ramona M Valdez, U S Marine Corps -- Brigadier General Wilma L Vaught, USAF (Ret) -- Lieutenant (Lt) Kendra Williams, U S Navy -- Captain Elizabeth (Betsy) G Wylie, U S Navy (Ret)
  • 6: Data And Documents -- Data overview of the women in the military -- Documents and testimony overview -- Combat Exclusion Law, Air Force, Title 10 Armed Forces (USC), Subt C, 8549 (1976)-Repealed 1991 -- Combat Exclusion Law, Navy and Marine Corps, Title 10 Armed Forces (USC), Subt C, 6015 (1956)-Repealed: 1993 -- Secretary of the Army, U S Code Title 10 Subtitle B, Part I 3013(g) -- Army Direct Combat Probability Coding (DCPC) System, 1992 -- Army policy for the assignment of female soldiers, 1992 (Major Relevant Parts) -- DoD Assignment Policy, 2010: Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule 1994 (Rescinding 1988 Risk Rule) -- Soldier's Creed -- U S Constitution, Articles I-The Legislative Branch and Article II-The Executive Branch (Article I, Section 8 to Article II, Section 2) -- Excerpt from Elaine Donnelly's Congressional Testimony, 1993 -- Profile of a soldier -- Policy concerning homosexuality in the armed forces: Federal Law Pub L 103-160 (10 U S C 654) U S House Repealed May 27, 2010 to Take Effect December 1, 2010 -- 7: Directory Of Organizations -- Government organizations -- NGOs (Nongovernmental Organizations) -- 8: Resources -- Print resources -- Books -- Articles, journals, and journal articles -- Hearings and reports -- Legal cases -- Papers, proceedings, and memoranda -- Theses and dissertations -- Nonprint resources -- Bibliographies -- Databases -- DVDs/Videotapes -- Films/Multimedia -- Internet Sites -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocn755871121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781598844603
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o666573563
  • (OCoLC)755871121

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