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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 149.99
A detailed biographical study of the members of the army medical service during the Revolution and Napoleonic wars that charts their background and life both in and outside the army. It demonstrates how a group of medical practitioners from relatively humble backgrounds could use social contacts and experience forged in the army to become an established... more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 14.95
The bravery displayed by our soldiers at war is commonly recognized. However, often forgotten is the courage required by veterans when they return home and suddenly face reintegration into their families, workplaces, and communities. Authored by three mental health professionals with many years of experience counseling veterans, Courage After Fire... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
The authors examine whether and how well-respected commercial firms apply performance-based practices within their facilities and food services contracts. Communication between buyers and providers is critical; a small set of metrics is helpful for performance management; and incentives and a flexible contract can be of value. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
This unique study of military unionism shows how the changing nature of present day conflicts has made soldier representation more important then ever. This new collection of essays clearly establish the key factors in the military union debate in recent years and highlight the mechanisms different armed forces have created to deal with the aspirations... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 106.95
The brief, successful Gulf War resulted in few casualties, but there were still recognizable pockets of trauma. This study examines the Mental Health Services available in the theater of operations, the preparations made to train the soldiers for the stress of combat, and details of how they coped with the experience of combat. It assesses the Gulf... more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
U.S. experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan have demonstrated that improving U.S. capacity for stabilization and reconstruction operations is critical to national security. The authors recommend building civilian rather than military capacity, realigning and reforming existing agencies, and funding promising programs. They also suggest improvements to... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 55.00
The Veterans and Active Duty Military Psychotherapy Progress Notes Planner contains complete prewritten session and patient presentation descriptions for each behavioral problem in The Veterans and Active Duty Military Psychotherapy Treatment Planner. The prewritten progress notes can be easily and quickly adapted to fit a particular client need... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 19.95
The response of an autocratic nation's armed forces is crucial to the outcome of democratization movements throughout the world. But how can military officers and defense officials in democratic nations persuade their counterparts in autocratic regimes to favor democratic transitions? Here, Admiral Dennis Blair confronts this hard-edged challenge... more...
- NYU Press 1996; US$ 75.00
On May 29, 1917, Mrs. E. M. Craise, citizen of Denver, Colorado, penned a letter to President Woodrow Wilson, which concluded, We have surrendered to your absolute control our hearts' dearest treasures--our sons. If their precious bodies that have cost us so dear should be torn to shreds by German shot and shells we will try to live on in the hope... more...