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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9780737738247 0737738243 9780737738254 0737738251|
|Description:||238 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||I. Should the United States reinstate the draft? : 1. The United States should reinstate the draft / Walter L. Stewart Jr. ; 2. Reinstating the draft is not necessary / Bernard D. Rostker ; 3. All-volunteer recruitment is not supplying enough troops / Phillip Carter and Paul Glastris ; 4. All-volunteer recruitment can supply enough troops / Lawrence J. Korb ; 5. A draft is cheaper than financing the all-volunteer military / Julian E. Barnes and Peter Spiegel ; 6. A draft is more costly than financing the all-volunteer military / John C. Goodman ; 7. The army's stop-loss policy is a "back-door" draft / Christopher Hayes ; 8. The army's stop-loss policy is a legal extension of voluntary enlistment / Daniel C. Brown --
II. How would the draft affect U.S. society? : 1. A draft would unify U.S. society / Hodding Carter and Ronald Goldfarb ; 2. A draft would divide U.S. society / David Greenberg ; 3. A draft would improve declining troop quality / Michelle Cottle ; 4. There is no evidence that troop quality has declined in the all-volunteer army / Tim Kane --
III. Who should be subject to a military draft? : 1. Women should be eligible for the draft / Philip Gold and Erin Solaro ; 2. Women should not be eligible for the draft / R. Cort Kirkwood ; 3. The military should accept open homosexuals / John M. Shalikashvili ; 4. The military should not accept open homosexuals / J. Matt Barber ; 5. Draftees should be selected by lottery / Alliance for Security ; 6. Draftees could be selected for critical, specialized skills / Charles S. Abell et al. --
IV. Should alternatives to the military draft be pursued? : 1. Universal national service should replace the selective service system / William A. Galston ; 2. Universal national service is a bad idea / Bruce Chapman ; 3. Revive the ROTC program to expand the all-volunteer armed forces / Stanley Kurtz ; 4. Recruitment of foreigners would boost military ranks / Bryan Bender ; 5. The U.S. military can hire private contractors / Michelle Gutiérrez ; 6. The United States should not pursue military expansion / Gordon Adams.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Viqi Wagner, book editor.|