Anthropology and the United States Military: Coming of Age in the Twenty-First Century

Anthropology and the United States Military: Coming of Age in the Twenty-First Century

by Pamela R. Frese
     
 

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Anthropology and the United States Military is a fascinating edited collection of ethnographic research that seeks to provide visions of and for US military culture from a solid anthropological base. The volume explores several important but relatively unknown cultural variations in the defense community through a variety of lenses. A strong list of

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Anthropology and the United States Military is a fascinating edited collection of ethnographic research that seeks to provide visions of and for US military culture from a solid anthropological base. The volume explores several important but relatively unknown cultural variations in the defense community through a variety of lenses. A strong list of contributors highlight important issues such as: anthrax vaccines, the "Golden Age" culture of the military, gender roles among army spouses, weight control and physical readiness, the military advisor, and the USNA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403962973
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/03/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Pamela R. Frese is Professor of Anthropology at the College of Wooster and editor of Transcending Boundaries: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to the Study of Gender.

Margaret C. Harrell is Senior Social Scientist at RAND and author of numerous RAND publications.

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