Accession Number : ADA180996

Title :   Integration of Female Army Apprentices,

Corporate Author : AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES CANBERRA PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH UNIT (1)

Personal Author(s) : Quinn,K. E.

Report Date : DEC 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : In 1984 a small group of females started trade training at the Australian Army Apprentices school, which had up until that time trained only male apprentices. The process of integrating females into previously all male military training institutions, and the experience of being a female in a male dominated work environment, have been extensively researched. Discussion were held with the female apprentices, a small group of male apprentices, staff, and instructors, to determine the relevance of previous research to the AAS situation. Discussion revealed that the sorts of issues which emerged as significant at AAs were very similar to those described in the research literature. Keywords: Assimilation; Stress(Psychology), Attitudes(Psychology).

Descriptors :   *ARMY TRAINING, *APPRENTICESHIP, *FEMALES, MILITARY TRAINING, MALES, AUSTRALIA, STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), ROLES(BEHAVIOR), ASSIMILATION, SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE, COMMERCE, INSTRUCTORS, WORK

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE