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Impact of Gender Equality on Operations

This compilation of works consists mainly of articles from Military Review, publications authored by the Combat Studies Institute, monographs from students at the Command and General Staff College, and selected works from other sources for which we have permission to reproduce.

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Military Review Articles - Gender | “Continuing the Conversation”

    Why the U.S. Should Gender Its Counterterrorism Strategy

    Why the U.S. Should Gender Its Counterterrorism Strategy

    By Lieutenant Colonel Miemie Winn Byrd, U.S. Army Reserve, and
    Gender prejudices and traditional assumptions belie an increasing threat from radicalized women. It is time to consider gender issues in designing counterterrorism strategies.

    Published in the July-August 2008 edition of Military Review, p. 96

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    The Heart of the Matter The Security of Women, The Security of States

    The Heart of the Matter

    The Security of Women, The Security of States

    Valerie M. Hudson, PhD
    Bonnie Ballif-Spanvill, PhD
    Mary Caprioli, PhD
    Chad F. Emmett, PhD

    A revision of a chapter by the authors of Sex and World Peace (Columbia University Press, 2012), this article provides a compelling argument that there is a significant linkage between the treatment of women and state-level economic variables and state security.

    Published in the May-June 2017 Edition of Military Review, p 18.

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    Coping with Noncombatant Women in the Battlespace: Incorporating United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 into the Operational Environment

    Coping with Noncombatant Women in the Battlespace:

    Incorporating United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 into the Operational Environment

    By Master Sgt. Vince Lowery, U.S. Army

    In a companion piece to “The Heart of the Matter,” the author examines the considerable positive effect caring for vulnerable populations, specifically women, can have on mission success during stability operations. He argues for an increased emphasis on women, peace, and security during planning and training for combat operations. (Second Place, NCO Journal writing contest)

    Published in the May-June 2017 Edition of Military Review, p 35.

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    Gender-role Socialization and Academic Performance of Female Naval Personnel during Continuing Professional Education Implications for Security Challenges in Nigeria

    Gender-role Socialization and Academic Performance of Female Naval Personnel during Continuing Professional Education

    Implications for Security Challenges in Nigeria

    By Paul Akpomuje

    This paper reports on a recent study that investigated gender issues in the continuing professional education (CPE) of the Nigerian Navy. Successful participation in CPE determines professional advancement, and only top-ranking personnel take part in decision making about issues of security.

    Published by the Journal of Military Learning - Ocotober 2017

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    In Plain Sight The Neglected Linkage between Brideprice and Violent Conºict

    In Plain Sight

     

    The Neglected Linkage between Brideprice and Violent Conflict

    By Valerie M. Hudson
    Hilary Matfess

    Approximately seventy-five percent of the world's population lives in countries where asset exchange upon marriage is obligatory. Rising brideprice—money or gifts provided to a woman's family by the groom and his family as part of marriage arrangements—is a common if overlooked catalyst of violent conflict. In patrilineal (and some matrilineal) societies where brideprice is practiced, a man's social status is directly connected to his marital status. Brideprice acts as a flat tax that is prone to sudden and swift increases.

    Published by International Security, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Summer 2017), pp. 7–40, August 02, 2017

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