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- University of Minnesota Press 1952; US$ 60.00
Student Deferment in Selective Service was first published in 1952. What dies "student deferment" mean? Is is an exemption or a postponement of military service? Why did our government adopt the policy? How dies it operate? How does it affect national security? Does it result in special privilege? Is deferment justified regardless of what... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 39.95
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...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 35.95
This wide-ranging and original book brings together four different bodies of knowledge to examine the pratice of conscientious objection: historical and philosophical analyses of conscientious objection as a critique of compulsory military service and militarization; feminist, LGBT and queer analyses of conscientious objection as a critique of patriarchy,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
Military Service Tribunals were formed following the introduction of conscription in January 1916, to consider applications for exemption from military service. Swiftly, they gained two opposing yet equally unflattering reputations. In the eyes of the military, they were soft, obstructionist old duffers. To most of the men who came before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 178.00
This book examines the creation of ?national armies? through compulsory military service in France and Prussia during the French Revolution and the Prussian Reform Period. The French Revolution tried to establish military and political structures in which the armed forces and society would merge. In order to ensure that the army would never become... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 10.00
National Service had a powerful immediate effect on the men who served in the SADF, immersing them in an unfamiliar military world. But its impact reached beyond them - to the families and loved ones at home - and it has left its mark decades after the conscripts re-entered civvy street. From Soldier to Civvy explores National Service from a number... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 10.00
For over half a million white South African males conscripted before 1994, National Service was a compulsory, demanding and intense experience that had a powerful impact on them. This book is a compilation of recollections by more than forty former conscripts about their time in the South African Defence Force. The chapters take you through the sequence... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 11.65
When Tony Thorne first turned up for his medical in 1956 he had little idea of the adventures he would face and the people he would encounter over the next two years in service. Brasso, Blanco & Bull is the hilarious account of life in National Service, where 23339788 Thorne faced the horrors of basic training, the boredom of the drill yard as well... more...