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  • Das Gesicht der Bundeswehrby Thorsten Loch

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 49.00

    Die Studie befasst sich mit dem in der Freiwilligenwerbung der bundesdeutschen Streitkräfte zwischen 1956 und 1980/89 entworfenen Soldatenbild. Ausgehend von der These, öffentlich verbreitete Soldatenbilder böten Aufschluss über politische und gesellschaftliche Ordnungsvorstellungen, untersucht Thorsten Loch das Verhältnis von Armee zu Staat und Gesellschaft... more...

  • A History of the Research into Methods for Selecting and Classifying U.S. Army Personnel 1917-2011by Peter F Ramsberger; Nikki R. Wooten; Michael Rumsey

    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...

  • Personnel Selection and Classificationby Michael G. Rumsey; Clinton B. Walker; James H. Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Bringing together several key elements needed to identify the most promising themes for future research in selection and classification, this book's underlying aim is to improve job performance by selecting the right persons and matching them most effectively with the right jobs. An emphasis is placed on current, innovative research approaches which... more...

  • Computerised Test Generation for Cross-National Military Recruitmentby S.H. Irvine

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 199.00

    ??Computerised Test Generation for Cross-National Military Recruitment? by Prof. Sidney H. Irvine is a handbook for use in occupational psychology, test construction and psychometrics. The book describes the development of the British Army Recruitment Battery (BARB) by Prof. Irvine and his colleagues at the University of Plymouth. BARB is a computer-administered... more...

  • U.S. Military Serviceby Cynthia A. Watson

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00

    This work is a fascinating overview of Americans' complex and occasionally uneasy relationship with military service, from World War II to the age of global terrorism. For Americans, the redefinition of ?national security? that began on September 11, 2001, has sparked a raging debate. more...

  • Manning the Future Legions of the United Statesby Donald E. Vandergriff

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00

    An Industrial Age model continues to shape the way the Army approaches its recruiting, personnel management, training, and education. This outdated personnel management paradigm--designed for an earlier era--has been so intimately tied to the maintenance of Army culture that a self-perpetuating cycle has formed, diminishing the Army's attempts... more...

  • Basic Training For Dummiesby Rod Powers

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    The easy way to prepare for basic training Each year, thousands of young Americans attempt to enlist in the U.S. Armed Services. A number of factors during a soldier's training could inhibit successful enlistment, including mental toughness and physical fitness levels. Basic Training For Dummies covers the ins and outs of this initial process,... more...

  • 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the Militaryby Elizabeth Weill-greenberg

    The New Press 2006; US$ 9.99

    So you?re walking out of school and parked at the gate is a new, bright red Ford Mustang with a hulk of a man in the front seat. He?s sporting a razor cut and wraparound shades. Before you can pass he?s out of the car and blocking your path. "Mind if I take a minute"?he has you by the arm now?"to tell you about the great life in today?s Army and why... more...

  • Defense Manpower Planningby William J. Taylor; Eric T. Olson; Richard A. Schrader

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Defense Manpower Planning discusses the important set of national security issues related to defense manpower for the 1980s. The topics in the text focus on the problems of manpower acquisition and retention. The historical background and description of the military power during the 1970s and 1980s are given in detail. A military manpower chronology... more...

  • AWOLby Kathy Roth-Douquet; Frank Schaeffer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    Military service was once taken for granted as a natural part of good citizenship, and Americans of all classes served during wartime. Not anymore. As Kathy Roth-Douquet and Frank Schaeffer assert in this groundbreaking work, there is a glaring disconnect between the "all volunteer military" and the rest of us. And as that gap between the cultural... more...