Changing gender relations - Women officers' experiences from the Swedish Armed Forces
2008 (English)In: Economic and Industrial Democracy, ISSN 0143-831X, E-ISSN 1461-7099, Vol. 29, no 2, 192-216 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This article addresses the dynamics of changing gender relations. Drawing on the theoretical framework of gender relations and research on women in male-dominated organizations, the article analyses the experiences of women officers in the Swedish Armed Forces. The article focuses on experiences of including as well as excluding practices and the processes of negotiating gender boundaries. The article contributes to the field by highlighting the importance of changing perceptions of gender, showing that the officers' perceptions of gender change with time, age and rank. This change is fundamental for understanding the way the women attempt to negotiate more equal gender relations.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Sage Journals online , 2008. Vol. 29, no 2, 192-216 p.
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-43754DOI: 10.1177/0143831X07088541Local ID: 74666OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-43754DiVA: diva2:264614