Co-ed Combat: The New Evidence That Women Shouldn't Fight the Nation's Wars
Penguin, 8.11.2007 г. - 368 страници
A scholar makes a definitive, controversial argument against women in combat
More than 155,000 female troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002. And more than seventy of those women have died. While that’s a small fraction of all American casualties, those deaths exceed the number of military women who died in Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War combined.
Clearly, women in combat isn’t a theoretical issue anymore. Women now fly combat aircraft and serve on warships. Even the remaining all-male corners of the military are blurring the lines in Iraq. And for many advocates, this trend is considered progress—toward a better, “gender neutral” military.
Co-ed Combat makes the opposite case, based on research in anthropology, biology, history, psychology, sociology, and law, as well as military memoirs. It asks hard questions that challenge the assumptions of feminists.For instance:
This is a controversial book, likely to draw a passionate response from both conservatives and liberals.
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Excellent book. Mirrors the xperience I had while serving on active duty as a Chemical Officer in the mid 1980's. I had long wondered why someone had not written a book like this. It expresses the ... Прочетете пълната рецензия