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Introduction

Melissa T. Brown

in Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in US Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842827
eISBN:
9780199933105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842827.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Military service has strong historical ties to masculinity and the transformation of boys into men, but conscription ended during a period when masculinity was widely perceived to be in crisis and ... More


The Second Line of Defense: Women Workers and War

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the extent to which sex segregated labor patterns broke down during the war, especially in the railroads and munitions sectors. It also discusses the Great Migration of African ... More


Both the Rights and the Duties of Citizenship: The Cocco Law for Access to All Public Careers

Molly Tambor

in The Lost Wave: Women and Democracy in Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199378234
eISBN:
9780199378258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378234.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter gives a portrait of Maria Cocco, Sardinian leader of the Catholic Women’s Association and member of the Christian Democrat party who was elected to Parliament in the third legislature, ... More


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