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Veterans' policies, veterans' politics : new perspectives on veterans in the modern United States / edited by Stephen R. Ortiz ; foreword by Suzanne Mettler
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  UB357 .V438 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Veterans -- United States
Veterans -- Services for -- United States
Subject United States -- Politics and government
Subject(s) Veterans -- Employment -- United States
Physical Description xiv, 318 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Health care. 1. Army sanctuary for tubercular veterans: veterans' health care before the Veterans Bureau -- Carol R. Byerly -- 2. the invention, stumbling, and reinvention of the modern U.S. veterans health care system, 1918-1924 / Rosemary A. Stevens -- Part II: Disablity. 3. Architecture of injury: disabled veterans, federal policy, and the built environment in the early twentieth century / John M. Kinder -- 4. "An emblem of distinction": the politics of disability entitlement, 1940-1950 / Audra Jennings -- Part III: The politics of race and labor. 5. "Put fighting blood in your business": The U.S. War Department and the reemployment of World War I soldiers / Nancy Gentile Ford -- 6. The long journey home: African American World War I veterans and veteran policies / Jennifer Keene -- Part IV: Bonuses and G.I. bills. 7. Rethinking the bonus march: federal bonus policy, veteran organizations, and the origins of a protest movement / Stephen R. Ortiz -- 8. "Do something for the soldier boys": Congress, the G.I. Bill of Rights, and the contours of liberalism / Nancy Beck Young -- 9. "A veteran does not have to stay a veteran forever": Congress and the Korean G.I. Bill / -- Melinda Pash -- 10. A price on patriotism: the politics and unintended consequences of the 1966 G.I. Bill / Mark Boulton -- Part V: Contemporary veterans' politics. 11. Conventional and distinctive policy preferences of early-twenty-first-century veterans / -- Jeremy M. Teigen -- 12. Exploring the effects of combat exposure on American civic life / Christopher S. Parker
Subject An examination of the political issues and causes of veterans of the U.S. military
NOTE 521700
Alternate Author Ortiz, Stephen R
Mettler, Suzanne

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