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Out in force : sexual orientation and the military

Author: Gregory M Herek; Jared B Jobe; Ralph M Carney
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Series: Worlds of desire.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book refutes the notions that homosexuality is incompatible with military service and that gay personnel would undermine order and discipline. Leading social science scholars of sexual orientation and the military offer discussions about military organizations, human sexuality, and attitudes toward individuals and groups.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory M Herek; Jared B Jobe; Ralph M Carney
ISBN: 0226400476 9780226400471 0226400484 9780226400488
OCLC Number: 34604330
Description: xiii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Social science, sexual orientation, and military personnel policy / Gregory M. Herek --
Sexual orientation and proscribed sexual behaviors / Janet Lever and David E. Kanouse --
Sexual orientation and the military : some legal considerations / Peter D. Jacobson --
Integration of women in the military : parallels to the progress of homosexuals? / Patricia J. Thomas and Marie D. Thomas --
Apply lessons learned from minority integration in the military / Michael R. Kauth and Dan Landis --
The experience of foreign militaries / Paul A. Gade, David R. Segal and Edgar M. Johnson --
Lessons learned from the experience of domestic police and fire departments / Paul Koegel --
Sexual orientation and military cohesion : a critical review of the evidence / Robert J. MacCoun --
The deconstruction of stereotypes : homosexuals and military policy / Theodore R. Sarbin --
Why tell if you're not asked? : self-disclosure, intergroup contact, and heterosexuals' attitudes toward lesbians and gay men / Gregory M. Herek --
Sexual modesty, and the question of gays and lesbians in the military / Lois Shawver --
Issues of confidentiality : therapists, chaplains, and health care providers / Jeffrey E. Barnett and Timothy B. Jeffrey --
Implementing policy changes in large organizations : the case of gays and lesbians in the military / Gail L. Zellman --
The President, the Congress, and the Pentagon : obstacle to implementing the "Don't ask, Don't Tell" policy / Lawrence J. Korb --
Conclusion / Gregory M. Herek, Jared B. Jobe, and Ralph M. Carney.
Series Title: Worlds of desire.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory M. Herek, Jared B. Jobe, Ralph M. Carney.
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