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The Resource Considerations for integrating women into closed occupations in U.S. special operations forces, Thomas S. Szayna, Eric V. Larson, Angela O'Mahony, Sean Robson, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Miriam Matthews, J. Michael Polich, Lynsay Ayer, Derek Eaton, William Marcellino, Lisa Miyashiro, Marek Posard, James Syme, Zev Winkelman, Cameron Wright, Megan Zander-Cotugno, William Welser IV, (electronic resource)

Considerations for integrating women into closed occupations in U.S. special operations forces, Thomas S. Szayna, Eric V. Larson, Angela O'Mahony, Sean Robson, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Miriam Matthews, J. Michael Polich, Lynsay Ayer, Derek Eaton, William Marcellino, Lisa Miyashiro, Marek Posard, James Syme, Zev Winkelman, Cameron Wright, Megan Zander-Cotugno, William Welser IV, (electronic resource)

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Considerations for integrating women into closed occupations in U.S. special operations forces
Title
Considerations for integrating women into closed occupations in U.S. special operations forces
Statement of responsibility
Thomas S. Szayna, Eric V. Larson, Angela O'Mahony, Sean Robson, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Miriam Matthews, J. Michael Polich, Lynsay Ayer, Derek Eaton, William Marcellino, Lisa Miyashiro, Marek Posard, James Syme, Zev Winkelman, Cameron Wright, Megan Zander-Cotugno, William Welser IV
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Language
eng
Summary
"The elimination of the Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule has opened to women some 15,500 special operations forces (SOF) positions. A RAND study helped to inform that decision and provides insight into the key factors surrounding the integration of women into SOF. The integration of women raises issues pertinent to the effectiveness of SOF teams, in terms of physical standards and ensuring readiness, cohesion, and morale. This report assesses potential challenges to the integration of women into SOF for unit cohesion and provides analytical support in validating SOF occupational standards for positions controlled by U.S. Special Operations Command. The report summarizes the history of integration of women into the U.S. armed forces, reviews the current state of knowledge about cohesion in small units, and discusses the application of gender-neutral standards to SOF. The report identifies widely agreed-on professional standards for the validation of physically demanding occupations and assists SOF service components with the application of these standards to SOF occupations. The report also discusses the primary data -- a survey of SOF personnel and a series of focus group discussions -- collected by the research team regarding the potential challenges to the integration of women into SOF. The report then presents recommendations regarding the implementation process of integrating women into SOF"--Back cover
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1960-
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Szayna, Thomas S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1957-
  • 1963-
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  • Larson, Eric V.
  • O'Mahony, Angela
  • Robson, Sean
  • Schaefer, Agnes Gereben
  • Matthews, Miriam
  • Polich, J. Michael
  • Ayer, Lynsay
  • Eaton, Derek
  • Marcellino, William
  • Miyashiro, Lisa
  • Posard, Marek
  • Syme, James
  • Winkelman, Zev
  • Wright, Cameron
  • Zander-Cotugno, Megan
  • Welser, William
Series statement
Research reports
Series volume
RR-1058-USSOCOM
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  • Women in combat
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Special forces (Military science)
Label
Considerations for integrating women into closed occupations in U.S. special operations forces, Thomas S. Szayna, Eric V. Larson, Angela O'Mahony, Sean Robson, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Miriam Matthews, J. Michael Polich, Lynsay Ayer, Derek Eaton, William Marcellino, Lisa Miyashiro, Marek Posard, James Syme, Zev Winkelman, Cameron Wright, Megan Zander-Cotugno, William Welser IV, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
"Prepared for the U.S. Special Operations Command."--Title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-234)
Contents
History, challenges, and concerns -- The integration of women and other excluded groups into the U.S. military the historical experience -- Physical ability and stress response differences between men and women -- The potential implications of women's integration on unit cohesion -- The expectations of SOF personnel regarding potentially integrating women into SOF units -- The women in SOF survey -- Insights from the focus groups -- Potential future pathways -- A framework for establishing gender-neutral standards for special operations forces -- Observations and implications
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ssj0002057869
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780833092670
Lccn
2017287359
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0002057869
Label
Considerations for integrating women into closed occupations in U.S. special operations forces, Thomas S. Szayna, Eric V. Larson, Angela O'Mahony, Sean Robson, Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Miriam Matthews, J. Michael Polich, Lynsay Ayer, Derek Eaton, William Marcellino, Lisa Miyashiro, Marek Posard, James Syme, Zev Winkelman, Cameron Wright, Megan Zander-Cotugno, William Welser IV, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Prepared for the U.S. Special Operations Command."--Title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-234)
Contents
History, challenges, and concerns -- The integration of women and other excluded groups into the U.S. military the historical experience -- Physical ability and stress response differences between men and women -- The potential implications of women's integration on unit cohesion -- The expectations of SOF personnel regarding potentially integrating women into SOF units -- The women in SOF survey -- Insights from the focus groups -- Potential future pathways -- A framework for establishing gender-neutral standards for special operations forces -- Observations and implications
Control code
ssj0002057869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780833092670
Lccn
2017287359
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002057869

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