GROUND ZERO by Linda Bird Francke
The Gender Wars in the Military

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A timely study of women in the military examines the confrontation between the political forces of equal opportunity and a hostile military culture, discussing women's military roles, their impact, and the problems confronting military women. 30,000 first printing.

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Linda Bird Francke, a former editor at Newsweek and award-winning journalist, is the author of Ground Zero: The Gender Wars in the Military and Growing Up Divorced. She lives in Sagaponack, New York, with her husband, Harvey Loomis.
Published June 12, 1997 by Simon & Schuster. 304 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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Francke (Growing Up Divorced, 1983, etc.) offers a timely, detailed study of ``the cultural and biological forces within the military culture that divide the sexes, dictate women's harassment, and demean their achievements.'' It focuses on events in the early 1990s, in the period following Desert...

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