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"Sisters in arms: Female soldiers and the evolution of EC law"

Trybus, Martin. (2003) "Sisters in arms: Female soldiers and the evolution of EC law". In: UNSPECIFIED, Nashville, TN. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Every year several thousand women enlist in the armed forces of the member states of the European Union (EU). Women have been working in many of these forces for decades as nurses, musicians, and cooks. More recently, they also started working as tank drives, bomber pilots, and submarine commanders. Generally there is a Communitywide tendency to open more and more military occupations to females. Nevertheless, women remain excluded from several areas of frontline activity. Moreover, they are not subject to conscription. The degree of exclusion varies considerably from member state to member state.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Women in military.
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > law & legal affairs-general (includes international law)
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > social policy > gender policy/equal opportunity
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
    ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 2003 (8th), March 27-29, 2003
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2005
    Page Range: p. 48
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:24
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2966

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