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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
Roughly 20 percent of today's U.S. military force are women. During the Persian Gulf War, 41,000 women were deployed to the Middle East, many of them exposed to enemy fire and possible capture. Yet nearly 20 years later, the controversy over whetherÑand in what capacityÑfemale soldiers should be deployed continues. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
The authors attempt extensive quantitative research into the recruitment and classification practices used by the United States Army over the course of the last century. They analyze which techniques are successful in retaining qualified soldiers, and compare conscription to volunteer armies to see which is more cost effective. The study ranges from... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 37.73
Hauptbeschreibung Mit diesem Buch legen die Autoren eine wissenschaftlich fundierte Geschichte der Bausoldaten in der DDR von 1964 bis 1990 vor. Erstmals werden die Hintergründe der Bausoldatenregelung, die Dimensionen des Ersatzdienstes sowie das Verhalten der offiziellen Stellen gegenüber Bausoldaten umfassend dargestellt. Zu den etwa 15 000 jungen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
A compelling exploration of sexual victimization in the United States military! This incisive book offers a unique perspective on rape and sexual harassment in the United States military. Drawn from the experiences of military personnel and presented in their own words, For Love of Country: Confronting Rape and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military... more...
- JIST Publishing 2002; US$ 9.95
Programs for disabled veterans, ex-POWs, incarcerated veterans, and those exposed to chemicals or radiation Health-care benefits, including explanations about copayments, dental care, nursing homes, services for the blind, counseling, and medical care for dependents Federal programs for education, rehabilitation, home loans, pensions, insurance,... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Today's military is a military of families; many service members are married, and many of their spouses work and contribute to family income. But military wives earn less than civilian wives, and this study seeks to understand why. The authors find that military wives, knowing they are likely to move frequently, are willing to accept jobs that offer... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Assessing how technology contributes to information superiority and decision dominance a major challenge, in part because it demands quantitative measures for what are usually considered qualitative concepts. The authors have developed a mathematical framework to aid these efforts. Additional work, such as data fitting, experimentation, linking decisions... more...
Is Military Advertising Effective? An Estimation Methodology and Applications to Recruiting in the 1980s and 90sRAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The Defense Department has been spending over $100 million annually on recruiting advertising. Previous econometric studies of military advertising?s effects have relied on data from time periods unlike today?s and have used models possibly inappropriate for supporting today?s decisionmakers. This report details improved methods developed to assess... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2005; US$ 19.99
Ira Winkler has been dubbed "A Modern Day James Bond" by CNN and other media outlets for his ability to simulate espionage attacks against many of the top companies in the world, showing how billions of dollars can disappear. This unique book is packed with the riveting, true stories and case studies of how he did it-and how people and companies can... more...