Fighting for peace : veterans and military families in the anti-Iraq War movement (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Fighting for peace : veterans and military families in the anti-Iraq War movement

Author: Lisa Leitz
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2014 [2014]
Series: Social movements, protest, and contention, v. 40.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fighting for Peace brings to light an important yet neglected aspect of opposition to the Iraq War--the role of veterans and their families. Drawing on extensive participant observation and interviews, Lisa Leitz demonstrates how the harrowing war experiences of veterans and their families motivated a significant number of them to engage in peace activism."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Leitz
ISBN: 9780816680450 0816680450 9780816680467 0816680469
OCLC Number: 854541677
Description: xvii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the military peace movement --
Joining the military peace movement: risky business --
Insider-outsiders: from warriors to war protestors --
Building a family and transforming activists' emotions --
Managing and deploying the insider-outsider identity --
Using grief to connect with bystanders --
Conclusion: one war ends, another war continues.
Series Title: Social movements, protest, and contention, v. 40.
Responsibility: Lisa Leitz.
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