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AWOL : the unexcused absence of America's upper classes from the military -- and how it hurts our country

Author: Kathy Roth-Douquet; Frank Schaeffer
Publisher: New York : Collins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the increasing problem resulting from the fact that the people who make, support, or protest military policy have no military experience, analyzing the disconnect between military service and the privileged elite.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Roth-Douquet; Frank Schaeffer
ISBN: 0060888598 9780060888596 9780060888602 0060888601
OCLC Number: 62325119
Description: xii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
It's personal --
"Not people like us" : or how the privileged see the military --
The military's view of what it does --
The emergence of the gap --
The rights of the individual trump the virtues of the citizen --
How the gap affects the military and the mission --
Why do we even need the military? --
What if we don't fix the problem? --
Solutions.
Responsibility: Kathy Roth-Douquet and Frank Schaeffer.
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Examines the increasing problem resulting from the fact that the people who make, support, or protest military policy have no military experience, analyzing the disconnect between military service and the privileged elite.

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