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Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces

An International Comparison (Cass Military Studies)

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJoseph L. Soeters (Editor), Jan van der Meulen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7494084M
ISBN 100415392020
ISBN 109780415392020

  RAPID CITY, S.D. - America is a gathering of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and one place you will see it all blend together is in today’s military. Wearing the uniform of the United States Armed Forces brings a collaboration and unity among people of different backgrounds, all working toward the goal of protecting freedom. Strength in Diversity. By Command Sgt. Maj minorities now comprise more than a third of our Armed military leaders from allied nations marvel at the cohesiveness of American.

organizational structure for managing diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. Following that, the report examines how the concept of diversity and inclusion has evolved throughout the history of the Armed Forces and provides a snapshot of the current demographic composition of the military relative to the U.S. civilian by: 2. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Cass Military Studies: Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces: An International Comparision (Hardcover) at nd: Joseph L Soeters; Jan Van Der Meulen.

1 Understanding the Military: The Institution, the Culture, and the People Introduction The U.S. Armed Forces are highly trained and ready to respond at a moment’s notice to natural or human-made disasters anywhere in the country or the world. Yet many Americans’File Size: 1MB. Abstract. For armed forces, the pace of change since the end of the Cold War in has been extraordinary. Even though a major world war no longer seems to pose a serious threat to international peace and stability, militaries find themselves operating in more diverse envi-ronments than ever by:


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Diversity in the Canadian forces By DONNA WINSLOW, PHYLLIS BROWNE In the Prime Minister of Canada announced a policy of multiculturalism, designed to achieve harmonious intercultural relations by promoting simultaneously cultural maintenance and intergroup contact and participation in the larger Canadian by: 4.

1. Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces: An Introduction 2. Diversity in the Armed Forces of the United States 3. Diversity in the Canadian Forces 4. Indigenous Integration in the Bolivian and Ecuadorian Armed Forces 5. Diversity in the Brazilian Armed Forces 6.

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Managing Diversity in the Military: Research Perspectives from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute. Although diversity is a twentieth-century term, as the United States continues through the twenty-first century, the issue of diversity in society and in.

“The armed forces pride themselves on being leaders in diversity. In addition to providing equality, diversity gives the military more strength by ensuring that it reflects the very same population it’s called to defend.” * Dr. David S.

Chu Former Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and ReadinessFile Size: 5MB. Cultural Challenges Digging below the surface: How military culture can be an obstacle to organizational change and individual transition Mr.

Sean Bruyea, Masters of Public Ethics The contribution of contemporary sociology of identity on the cultural and diversity challenges in Canadian Armed ForcesFile Size: KB.

Why Diversity is important. ―The armed forces pride themselves on being leaders in diversity. In addition to providing equality, diversity gives the military more strength by ensuring that it reflects the very same American population it’s called to defend.‖ -Dr.

David S. Chu, former Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Size: 95KB. of armed forces personnel. This article reviews the literature on culture and the mili-tary.

It focuses on the roots of military culture and the role it plays in the efÞ ciency and well-being of military personnel. We postulate that potential culture clashes among deployed. TY - BOOK. T1 - Cultural diversity in the armed forces. T2 - An international comparison.

A2 - Soeters, J.M.M.L. A2 - van der Meulen, J. N1 - Pagination: Cited by: Book Description. This volume explores ethnicity and gender developments in relation to the military.

In some countries, the armed forces have a long history in responding to ethnic diversity, while elsewhere it has come up only recently as a policy issue. Managing Diversity in the Military: Research Perspectives from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute 1st Edition.

by Mickey R. Dansby (Editor), James B. 2/5(1). The Army Diversity Roadmap illustrates ongoing efforts to close the diversity gap within the Army and prepare our Nation’s youth to be future leaders. Years of academic research shows that diversity and inclusivity of both a range of cultural backgrounds and genders ensure employees.

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About the Author Joseph Soeters is a professor in organization studies at the Netherlands Defense Academy and Tilburg : Hardcover. This book addresses the different ways in which armed forces around the world respond to the cultural diversity of their parent societies, ethnicity and gender in particular, in.

Taken together, the armed forces of these countries offer a fascinating mix of similarities and differences in the ways they try to manage cultural diversity. Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces will be of interest to students and scholars of military studies, sociology, gender and political : Taylor And Francis.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Diversity in the armed forces of the United States / Charles Moskos --Diversity in the Canadian forces / Donna Winslow, Phyllis Browne and Angela Febbraro --Indigenous integration into the Bolivian and Ecuadorean armed forces / Brian R.

Selmeski --Diversity. Taken together, the armed forces of these countries offer a fascinating mix of similarities and differences in the ways they try to manage cultural diversity.

Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces will be of interest to students and scholars of military studies, sociology, gender and political cturer: Routledge. In addition, the Army, guided by Congress and responding to various societal norms over time, have either prohibited or severely limited service by a wide variety of social and ethnic groups.

African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Asian-Americans, women and homosexuals have at various times been banned from service. Additionally, the corporate world already widely recognizes diversity as a necessity for recruitment and retention and the military should as well.

Having minorities and women in a Author: Carl Forsling.Taken together, the armed forces of these countries offer a fascinating mix of similarities and differences in the ways they try to manage cultural diversity.

Cultural Diversity in the Armed Forces will be of interest to students and scholars of military studies, sociology, gender and political : Taylor And Francis.