Absent Aviators consolidates a diverse range of issues from a number of authors from Australia, Austria, the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Each of the chapters is research-based and aims to present a broad picture of gender issues in aviation, gendered workplaces and sociology, underpinned by sound theoretical perspectives and methodologies. The book will prove to be a valuable contribution to the debates on women in masculine-oriented occupations and a practical guide for the aviation industry to help overcome the looming shortfall of pilots.Many Army pilots only considered an aviation career after discovering they had an aptitude after undertaking voluntary pilot aptitude testing whilst undergoing Army training. the aptitude-testing pathway may explain the Armya#39;s increased ... inhospitable shifts and general employment conditions as primary factors for leaving their current context: My dream ... (Ellen, RFDS pilot) virgin Australia is viewed by some pilots as the a#39;more progressivea#39;, a#39;femalefriendlya#39; and a#39;family friendlya#39; airline.
|Author||:||Dr Albert J. Mills, Dr Jane Neal-Smith, Dr Donna Bridges|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-09-28|