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Service to country : personnel policy and the transformation of Western militaries

Author: Curtis L Gilroy; Cindy Williams
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.
Series: BCSIA studies in international security.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Military, political, and academic experts analyze recent reforms in military personnel policies, including the shift to a smaller, all-volunteer force, improved working conditions, increased pay, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Service to country.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006049441
(OCoLC)70176965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis L Gilroy; Cindy Williams
ISBN: 9780262273848 0262273845 9781429483964 1429483962
OCLC Number: 166409505
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 499 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Cindy Williams --
The transformation of European military capability, 1989-2005 / Jolyon Howorth --
Coping with demography in NATO Europe : military recruitment in times of population decline / Richard Sandell --
Impact of NATO membership on military service in the Baltic states / Vaidotas Urbelis --
The economic case for all-volunteer forces / John T. Warner and Sebastian Negrusa --
The new Danish model : limited conscription and deployable professionals / Bertel Heurlin --
General conscription and wartime reserve in Finland / Hannu Herranen --
An all-volunteer force in disguise : on the transformation of the armed forces in Germany / Gerhard Kümmel --
The transition to an all-volunteer force : the U.S. experience / Bernard D. Rostker and Curtis L. Gilroy --
Cash and in-kind compensation policies for a volunteer force / Deborah Clay-Mendez --
The British experience with an all-volunteer force / Keith Hartley --
Transition to an all-volunteer force : the French experience / Sylvain Daffix, Vincent Medina, and Cyr-Denis Nidier --
The all-volunteer Spanish armed forces / Juan Lopez Diaz --
Romania's transition to an all-volunteer force : managerial challenges and opportunities / Mihaela Matei --
Recruitment in a period of transformation : the Italian experience / Domenico Villani --
Sustaining and effective reserve : implications of the new security environment for reserve forces / Chris Donnelly --
Transformation of the reserve components of the U.S. armed forces / John D. Winkler, Robert J. St. Onge, Jr., Karen I. McKenny, and Jennifer C. Buck --
Strategic trends for reserves in small European countries : the example of Slovakia / Peter Švec --
The way ahead : transformation of personnel policies / Curtis L. Gilroy and Cindy Williams.
Series Title: BCSIA studies in international security.
Responsibility: Curtis L. Gilroy and Cindy Williams, editors.

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