Women And The Military In Europe: Comparing Public Cultures by I. Eulriet

Women And The Military In Europe: Comparing Public Cultures

byI. Eulriet, Irène Eulriet

Hardcover | March 27, 2012

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Women's military participation has attracted attention since the 1970s across the social sciences. But their participation within the European Union has been neglected as an object of inquiry. This book explores the policies adopted in the United Kingdom, Germany and France over the past 20 years and situates them in the unique context of the European Union, tracing variations between the three countries back to differences in their public cultures. In doing so, the book surveys the cultural, political and legal dimensions of the wider recruitment of women into this professional milieu that has remained a male stronghold. The book exposes the complex institutional frameworks within which national military apparatuses operate and shows that patterns of women's military participation vary in shape and content compared to the usual accounts given.

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IRÉNE EULRIET is research fellow at the Institut de Recherche StratÉgique de l'École militaire (Irsem) in Paris, France.

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Title:Women And The Military In Europe: Comparing Public CulturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230206891

ISBN - 13:9780230206892

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Women's Military Participation - Dominant Approaches
Europe - a Liberal Space
France – Achieving Equality
Germany – Safeguarding the Family
The United Kingdom – Preserving Effectiveness
Conclusion
Appendices
Notes
Bibliography
Index