Recruiting for Uncle Sam: Citizenship and Military Manpower Policy / Edition 1

Recruiting for Uncle Sam: Citizenship and Military Manpower Policy / Edition 1

by David R. Segal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0700605495

ISBN-13: 9780700605491

Pub. Date: 04/28/1989

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

The subject of military recruiting--how people are induced to serve and risk their lives for the nation--is covered in detail. Segal includes such issues as voluntarism vs. conscription, forces-in-being vs. mobilization, social-welfare vs. military readiness, and big wars vs. small. This is an excellent overview of the strategic considerations that underlie the design

Overview

The subject of military recruiting--how people are induced to serve and risk their lives for the nation--is covered in detail. Segal includes such issues as voluntarism vs. conscription, forces-in-being vs. mobilization, social-welfare vs. military readiness, and big wars vs. small. This is an excellent overview of the strategic considerations that underlie the design and manning of forces in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700605491
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
04/28/1989
Series:
Modern War Studies
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Social Trends and the Citizen-Soldier

2. Changes in United States Military Manpower Policy

3. Changes in United States Social and Military Organization

4. The Welfare State and Military Service

5. Race, Gender, and the United States Military

6. Arms and the Man toward the Year 2000

7. Missions and Options for the 1990s. 149

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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