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U.S. national debate topic, 2006-2007 : national service

Author: Ronald Eniclerico
Publisher: Bronx, NY : H.W. Wilson, 2006.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 78, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of twenty-eight essays associated with mandatory national service, and discusses issues including the prospect of a reinstated military draft, the Peace Corps, and other voluntary service programs.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Eniclerico
ISBN: 0824210611 9780824210618
OCLC Number: 65197961
Description: viii, 196 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: [Pt.] 1: Historical overview of national service. Cracking the atom of civic power / Harris Wofford --
The volunteering decision / Paul C. Light --
New directions : service and the Bush administration's civic agenda / John M. Bridgeland, Stephen Goldsmith, and Leslie Lenkowsky --
Suddenly serviceable / Richard Just --
Volunteerism and legislation : a guidance note / Inter-Parliamentary Union, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and United Nations Volunteers --
[Pt.] 2: Military service and conscription. Rumors about a draft are false / Donald H. Rumsfeld --
Bring back the draft / Charles B. Rangel --
The case for the draft / Phillip Carter and Paul Glastris --
An army of the willing / Richard A. Posner --
Schroder to end conscription in push for EU rapid reaction force / Tony Paterson --
[Pt.] 3: Youth and the draft. Considering the draft / Max Friedman --
Well, no, they won't go / John Cook --
Young people fear return of military draft / Marian Gail Brown --
Teens frown on national service requirement / Dennis Welch --
[Pt.] 4: Community service programs. Desire to serve stays for AmeriCorps alums : study : members of program likely to have more civic responsibility / David Tarrant --
AmeriCorps steps up, digs in / Ken Leiser --
Peace Corps finds renewed passion in volunteerism / John Faherty --
How UN volunteer system assists Kenya / Peter Mwaura --
Do the nation a service / John McCain --
Denial of service / Julian Sanchez --
Muting the call to service / Dave Eggers --
[Pt.] 5: Mandatory universal national service. Monterey Bay campus is a role model / Eric Slater --
Kids with a cause / Cathy Gulli --
Uncle Sam wants you / Alan Khazei and Michael Brown --
September 11, 2001 : the case for universal service / Robert E. Litan --
A bad idea whose time is past : the case against universal service / Bruce Chapman --
Doing disservice / Drake Bennett --
A nation of servants : defining public service for the twenty-first century / Alan W. Dowd --
Appendix. Statement upon signing order establishing the Peace Corps (Executive Order 10924) / John F. Kennedy --
Appendix. National service timeline / Corporation for National & Community Service.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 78, no. 3.
Other Titles: National service
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Eniclerico.

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Presents a collection of twenty-eight essays associated with mandatory national service, and discusses issues including the prospect of a reinstated military draft, the Peace Corps, and other voluntary service programs.
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