Transforming Traditions : Women, Leadership & the Canadian Navy, 1942-2010.Paperback Edition.

By: BELANGER, Stephanie A.H., (ed. ) DAVIS, Karen D., (ed. )

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BELANGER, Stephanie A.H. and Karen D. DAVIS, (eds.). Transforming Traditions : Women, Leadership & the Canadian Navy, 1942-2010. Editors: Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger and Karen D. Davis. [Foreword by Vice-Admiral P. Dean McFadden]. (Kingston, ON): Canadian Defence Academy Press, (2010). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (2),i-xix,(1),1-204,(2). 8vo, illustrated white and grey card covers with gold and black lettering to front cover, white lettering to black spine. "As the Canadian navy celebrates its centennial, 'Transforming Traditions: Women, Leadership and the Canadian Navy, 1942-2010', provides a place marker for the full inclusion of women within naval history and culture in Canada. Today, many agree that a sailor is a sailor regardless of gender. While this is no doubt true in many respects, it is also true that the navy did not become the organization that it is today without some challenge and cultural growing pain. The curent status of women in the Canadian Forces' sea environment is testimony to the spirit of those women and men who served before them and, as such, the experiences shared inside this cover celebrate and commemorate those who have facilitated the contributions of women. This voume brings together a collection of leadership experiences and perspectives with a selection of research related to women in the navy. Forthe first time, the voices of Canadian navy women spanning 1942 to 2010 ar e presented within one volume. By representing this scope of experience within one integrated collection, the editors have conveyed an important message -- women have been an integral part of the navy for many years, and are committed to being a part of its future." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Lieutenant-Commander Karen D. Davis's "Once a Wren, Always a Wren: The Experience and Contribution of Canada's Wrens, 1942-2010"; 2. Wren Margaret Los (Haliburton)'s "Reflections of a Wren: I Would Do it Again 'at the dropof a hat'"; 3. Petty Officer Kathleen McCormack (Best)'s "From the Second World War to the 21st Century: Reflecting and Reconnecting"; 4. Wren Barbara Duncan's "Serving Canada and Remembering the Women Who Served"; 5. Petty Officer 1st class Rosalee Auger (van Stelten)'s "The Good, The Bad, and TheRoyal: The Challenges and Opportunites of Being a Wren"; 6. Chief Petty Of ficer 1st class Shirley Brown's "Wren Chief Leading Wrens into the Future... One Challenge, One Achievement at a Time"; 7. Leading Seaman Rose Tanchyk's "On Board HMCS Nipigon, 1989-1992: Living a Dream?"; 8. Commodore Jennifer Bennett's "How I Spent My Summer Vacation"; 9. Chief Petty Officer 1st class Barbara Corbett's "Blending In and Standing Out: Leading in a Sea of Gender Change"; 10. Commander Barbara Carter's "The Testimony of a Senior Naval Representative for Canada at Naval Component Central Command, Manama, Bahrain"; 11. Lieutenant-Commander Leanne Crowe's "Placing a Fix on the Chart: Finding Your Leadership Edge, Regardless of Gender"; 12. Commander MartaMulkins's "The Experience of a Naval Reserve Officer During Operation Argu s in Afghanistan"; 13. Commander Sara McMillan and Commander Michelaine LaHaie's "On Track By Leadmark"; 14. Petty Officer 1st class Alena Mondelli's "My Evolving Role as a Leader and as a Woman: A Personal Story"; 15. Lieutenant-Commander Nancy Setchell's "Toasting Positive Change and Progress... Every Day of the Week?"; 16. Sub-Lieutenant Louise Walton's "Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"; 17. Leading Seaman Genevieve Jobin and Private Lorraine van Rensburg's "Integration and Innovation in Our New Navy: A View from the Lower Deck"; 18. Lieutenant (Navy) Stephanie Belanger's "Exploring Gender and Identity through the Experience of Women in the Canadian Navy at the Dawn of the 21st Century: A Study of Ten Testimonies"; 19. Lieutenant-Commander Lynn Bradley's "The Progress of Gender Integration in Canadian Warships: Views of the Leaders"; 20. Lieutenant-Commander Lynn Bradley and Lieutenant-Commander Debbie Pestell's "Experience With Mixed Gender Submarine Crews".Very good. 25.00

Title: Transforming Traditions : Women, Leadership & the Canadian Navy, 1942-2010.Paperback Edition.

Author Name: BELANGER, Stephanie A.H., (ed. ) DAVIS, Karen D., (ed. )

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Publisher: Canadian Defence Academy Press, Kingston, Ontario, 2010, ISBN:9781100149394:

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