Gender Difference in American Public Opinion on the Use of Military Force: Evidence from Before and after the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, 1980-2013.

Eichenberg, Richard C., 1952-
2014

Recent scholarship indicates that gender is a strong correlate of Americans' attitudes toward the use of military force. However, most of the existing evidence is based on a limited number of military actions. The purpose of this paper is to address these gaps by analyzing 965 individual survey questions that query support for using US military force in twenty four historical episodes, beginning i... read more

Subjects
Gender identity--United States.
Women and the military--United States.
Sex role--Political aspects.
United States--Military policy--Public opinion.
Tufts University. Department of Political Science.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/009044
Original publication
Eichenberg, Richard C., Gender Difference in American Public Opinion on the Use of Military Force: Evidence from Before and after the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, 1980-2013 (June 12, 2014). Accepted for publication in International Studies Quarterly, published by Oxford University Press. First published online: 5 February 2016, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/isq/sqv019. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2480128
ID: tufts:17117
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