The recipe for being a good military wife: how military wives managed OIF/OEF deployment

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dc.contributor.author Aducci, C. J.
dc.contributor.author Baptist, Joyce A.
dc.contributor.author George, Jayashree
dc.contributor.author Barros, Patricia M.
dc.contributor.author Goff, Briana S. Nelson
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-07T14:12:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-07T14:12:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14132
dc.description.abstract Interviews with 25 military wives to elicit their lived experience of OIF/OEF deployment found two main themes: the recipe for being a good military wife and managing split loyalties. Military wives’ experience reflected a disenfranchised existence. Their stress was exacerbated by the reality of the composition of their marital relationship -- a couple-military threesome -- that they bore in silence. Their marginalization did not deter them from supporting their husbands the best they could, reflecting their inherent strength and resilience. The wives had a recipe that helped them manage the stresses inherent in deployment. Research and clinical implications are discussed. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/08952833.2011.604526 en_US
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Aducci, C. J., Baptist, J. A., George, J., Barros, P. M., & Goff, B. S. N. (2011). The recipe for being a good military wife: How military wives managed OIF/OEF deployment. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 23(3-4),231-249. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy is available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/08952833.2011.604526 en_US
dc.subject Military wives en_US
dc.subject Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom deployment en_US
dc.subject Combat deployment en_US
dc.subject Qualitative research en_US
dc.subject Feminist epistemology en_US
dc.subject Military couples en_US
dc.title The recipe for being a good military wife: how military wives managed OIF/OEF deployment en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2011 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.1080/08952833.2011.604526 en_US
dc.citation.epage 249 en_US
dc.citation.issue 3-4 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of Feminist Family Therapy en_US
dc.citation.spage 231 en_US
dc.citation.volume 23 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid cjaducci en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jbaptist en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jayageo en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid pbarros en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bnelson en_US

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