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Veterans' policies, veterans' politics new perspectives on veterans in the modern United States

Author: Stephen R Ortiz
Publisher: Gainesville ; Tallahassee ; Tampa University Press of Florida 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback printingView all editions and formats
An examination of the political issues and causes of veterans of the U.S. military

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Ortiz
ISBN: 9780813061436 0813061431 9780813042077 0813042070
OCLC Number: 945657745
Description: xiv, 318 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Part I: Health care. 1. Army sanctuary for tubercular veterans: veterans' health care before the Veterans Bureau / Carol R. Byerly --
2. the invention, stumbling, and reinvention of the modern U.S. veterans health care system, 1918-1924 / Rosemary A. Stevens --
Part II: Disablity. 3. Architecture of injury: disabled veterans, federal policy, and the built environment in the early twentieth century / John M. Kinder --
4. "An emblem of distinction": the politics of disability entitlement, 1940-1950 / Audra Jennings --
Part III: The politics of race and labor. 5. "Put fighting blood in your business": The U.S. War Department and the reemployment of World War I soldiers / Nancy Gentile Ford --
6. The long journey home: African American World War I veterans and veteran policies / Jennifer Keene --
Part IV: Bonuses and G.I. bills. 7. Rethinking the bonus march: federal bonus policy, veteran organizations, and the origins of a protest movement / Stephen R. Ortiz --
8. "Do something for the soldier boys": Congress, the G.I. Bill of Rights, and the contours of liberalism / Nancy Beck Young --
9. "A veteran does not have to stay a veteran forever": Congress and the Korean G.I. Bill / Melinda Pash --
10. A price on patriotism: the politics and unintended consequences of the 1966 G.I. Bill / Mark Boulton --
Part V: Contemporary veterans' politics. 11. Conventional and distinctive policy preferences of early-twenty-first-century veterans / Jeremy M. Teigen --
12. Exploring the effects of combat exposure on American civic life / Christopher S. Parker.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen R. Ortiz


Offers the first multidisciplinary, comprehensive examination of the American veteran experience. Stephen Ortiz has compiled some of the best work on the formation and impact of veterans' policies,  Read more...


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