From Loyalty to Dissent: How Military Women Respond to Integration Dilemmas



By the beginning of the 21st century, despite a considerable heterogeneity regarding integration policies, all NATO countries had admitted and increased the number of women in their armed forces. During the past three decades various restrictions have been lifted; women have been progressively allowed to enter military academies and given access to a wider variety of positions and functions. In 2000, around 280,000 women were serving in NATO forces.


Sexual Harassment Male Peer Female Officer Gender Status Positive Discrimination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sociology Department of ISCTELisbon University InstitutePortugal

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