Co-ed Combat: The New Evidence that Women Shouldn't Fight the Nation's Wars
Penguin, 2007 - 350 psl.
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 thats 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 isnt 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 progresstoward 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: Has warfare really changed so much as to reverse the almost unanimous history of all-male armed forces? Are men and women really equivalent in combat skills, even leaving aside physical strength? Do female troops respond to traditional types of motivations? Can the bonds of unit cohesion form in a co-ed military unit? Can an all-volunteer military afford to reject women? This is a controversial book, likely to draw a passionate response from both conservatives and liberals.
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Sex Differences and Their Origins
Physical Sex Differences in Size Strength and Speed Separating Fact from Myth
Sex Differences in Mind Separating Fact from Myth Again
How Did Sex Differences Come About? Pure Socialization or Do Hormones Play a Role?
Evolutionary Origins of Sex Differences The Why Question
The Nature of Modern Warfare
Threats to Cohesion and Effectiveness Arising from Mixing the Sexes
Who Men Protect Women and Children First
Sexual Relationships and Attraction
Double Standards and Political Correctness
Special Problems Resulting from Female Personnel
Rape of Female Prisoners of War
Reproductive Issues Pregnancy Motherhood and Hygiene
The Special Case of Aviation
The Manliness of War
War as a Traditionally Masculine Pursuit
What Men Fear
Why Men Love War
Men and Women in Groups
The Bond of Brothers All for One and One for All
Who Men Follow Leadership and Followership in Combat
The Evolved Nature of Male Bonding Is Men s Aversion to Female Comrades in Arms Intractable?
Recruiting Retention and Conscription Is a Fully Integrated Military Attractive to Either Men or Women?
Should the Sexes Be Separated? SexSegregated Training and Operational Units
Why Comparisons to Some Other Forms of Discrimination Are Unpersuasive
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