ERIC Number: ED426909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
The Status of Women in Foreign Policy. Headline Series No. 307.
McGlen, Nancy E.; Sarkees, Meredith Reid
This booklet explores several aspects of the situation of women in the U.S. foreign policy establishment, focusing especially on the general exclusion of women from institutions that make and implement foreign policy and conduct war. Current research studies are examined, as well as reports on interviews conducted with women and men in positions of influence in the U.S. State and Defense departments. The booklet questions the gender stereotypes around which U.S. society has been organized and raises challenging questions for the future. Chapter titles include: (1) "Women and Foreign Policy"; (2) "Gender and the Foreign Policy Institutions"; (3) "Contemporary Women in Foreign Policy"; (4) "Characteristics of Women in Foreign Policy"; and (5) "Conclusions and Prospects." The booklet includes a set of discussion questions for student, classroom, and community discussion group use and an 11-item annotated reading list. (EH)
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, International Relations, Secondary Education, Sex, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Social Studies, Socialization, Womens Studies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foreign Policy Association, New York, NY.