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First published: December 1, 2023 - Last updated: December 1, 2023


Author: Megan MacKenzie

Title: Good Soldiers Don't Rape

Subtitle: The Stories We Tell About Military Sexual Violence

Place: Cambridge

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Year: 2023

Pages: x + 172pp.

ISBN-13: 9781009273947 - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781009273985 - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | American History: Canadian History, U.S. History; Oceanian History: Australian History | Types: Sexual Assault / Sexual Violence in the Military


Link: Cambridge Core (Restricted Access)


Author: Megan MacKenzie, School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University - Author's Personal Website, ResearchGate

  List of figures (p. viii)
  Acknowledgements (p. ix)
  Introduction (p. 1)
  1 Military Exceptionalism (p. 18)
  2 Defining Scandals (p. 41)
  3 The US Band of Bros (p. 67)
  4 Australian Mates (p. 90)
  5 Canadian Whire Saviors (p. 111)
  6 Rhetorical Tools (p. 124)
  7 Recommendations Moving Forward (p. 142)
  8 Cionclusion (p. 151)
  Bibliography (p. 155)
  Index(p. 170)

Description: »Sexual violence is a significant problem within many Western militaries. Despite international attention to the issue and global #MeToo and #TimesUp movements highlighting the impact of sexual violence, rates of sexual violence are going up in many militaries. This book uses feminist theories of 'rape culture' and institutional gaslighting to identify the key stories, myths, and misconceptions about military sexual violence that have obstructed addressing and preventing it. It is a landmark study that considers nearly thirty years of media coverage of military sexual violence in three case countries - the US, Canada and Australia. The findings have implications not only for those seeking to address, reduce, and prevent sexual violence in militaries, but also for those hoping to understanding rape culture and how patriarchy operates more broadly. It will appeal to students, scholars and general readers interested in gender, feminism and the military.« (Source: Cambridge University Press)

Interview: Melcher, Miranda, int. »Good Soldiers Don't Rape: The Stories We Tell About Military Sexual Violence.« New Books in Sociology. New Books Network 2023. - Bibliographic Entry: Info

Reviews: Zammit, Tara. The RUSI Journal (October 31, 2023). - Full Text: Taylor & Francis Online (Restricted Access)

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of Canada | History of the Americas: History of the United States | History of Oceania: History of Australia | Sex and the law: Sexual assault / Sexual harassment in the military, Sexual assault in the Canadian Forces, Sexual assault in the United States military