Title

March 6, 2012 -- "You're telling me it's wrong to do to the prisoners what the Army does to its own soldiers?" : gender performance requirements of the U.S. Military in the War on Islamic Terrorism

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

3-6-2012

Abstract

On March 6, 2012, Mary Anne Case was a featured speaker at the Clason Lecture Series sponsored by Western New England University School of Law. She explored the effects on sex equality and military effectiveness through feminization as a means of degradation, whether in interrogation of male Islamic prisoners or in basic training of U. S. military personnel. She talks about how these practices do gender-based harm not only to the male victims, but the military women involved.

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