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Military administration

  • Failing Our Veteransby Mark Boulton

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 73.50

    The original 1944 G.I. Bill holds a special place in the American imagination. In popular mythology, it stands as the capstone of the Greatest Generation narrative of World War II, a fitting reward for the nation’s heroes. Given the almost universal acclaim afforded the bill, future generations of warriors might well have expected to receive similar... more...

  • Assessing Command and Control Effectivenessby Peter Berggren; Staffan Nählinder; Erland Svensson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Assessing Command and Control Effectiveness: Dealing with a Changing World offers a description of the current state of Command and Control (C2) research in imperfect settings, showing how a research process should assess, analyse and communicate results to the development cycle of methods, work, manning and C2-technology. Special attention is given... more...

  • Why Is Veteran Unemployment So High?by David S. Loughran

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    Between 2000 and 2011, younger veterans were more likely to be unemployed than younger non-veterans. This difference falls rapidly with age and time. The evidence supports the hypothesis that veteran unemployment reflects engagement in job search. There is little evidence that veterans are disadvantaged in the labor market. Limiting benefits to veterans... more...

  • Childhood Deployedby Susan Shepler

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    Childhood Deployed examines the reintegration of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone. Based on eighteen months of participant-observer ethnographic fieldwork and ten years of follow-up research, the book argues that there is a fundamental disconnect between the Western idea of the child soldier and the individual lived experiences of the child soldiers... more...

  • Gender Integration in NATO Military Forcesby Lana Obradovic

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Numerous states have passed gender integration legislation permanently admitting women into their military forces. As a result, these states have dramatically increased women’s numbers, and improved gender equality by removing a number of restrictions. Why do states abandon their policies of exclusion and promote gender integration in a way that... more...

  • Spying on the Worldby Richard J. Aldrich; Rory Cormac; Michael S. Goodman

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 140.00

    20 case studies explore key moments in the Joint Intelligence Committee’s history, from WWII to the War in Iraq, and from the Falklands War to the IRA. Each case study includes an introduction, a full reproduction of an original JIC document that influenced government policy and explanatory footnotes. more...

  • Interrogation in War and Conflictby Christopher Andrew; Simona Tobia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This edited volume offers a comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of interrogation and questioning in war and conflict in the twentieth century. Despite the current public interest and its military importance, interrogation and questioning in conflict is still a largely under-researched theme. This volume?s methodological thrust is to select... more...

  • Data Floodby Isaac R. III Porche; Bradley Wilson; Erin-Elizabeth Johnson; Shane Tierney; Evan Saltzman

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    Navy analysts are struggling to keep pace with the growing flood of data collected by intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance sensors. This challenge is sure to intensify as the Navy continues to field new and additional sensors. The authors explore options for solving the Navy?s ?big data? challenge, considering changes across four dimensions:... more...

  • The Future of Intelligenceby Isabelle Duyvesteyn; Ben de Jong; Joop van Reijn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume discusses the challenges the future holds for different aspects of the intelligence process and for organisations working in the field. The main focus of Western intelligence services is no longer on the intentions and capabilities of the Soviet Union and its allies. Instead, at present, there is a plethora of threats and problems that... more...

  • Sexual Assault in the Militaryby Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott; Don Philpott; Jeff Scott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Sexual assault and harassment in the military have been a critical issue for years. Here, Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott and Don Philpott look at problems, potential solutions, and methods for addressing the subject, for both the victims, the families, and the assailants. more...