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‘Performing for the Camera’ ?: Oral History Interviews of Female Military Service Personnel
This paper examines the discourse female military service personnel use to describe their military service. Using video-recorded oral history interviews available online from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, ...
MILITARY BRATS: A Living Study in Race Relations
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
In 1948, President Harry Truman issued Executive Order 9981, desegregating the United States military. Much has been written about the Order's effect on soldiers; almost none about the powerful effect it has had on generations ...
Training Manual on Tuberculosis for Virginia Tech Adult Day Services’ Staff
(Virginia Tech, 2007-02-19)
This training guide outlines tuberculosis screening, treatment, and prevention protocols for Virginia Tech Adult Day Services Staff. The guide describes the occurrence of tuberculosis worldwide, diagnostic measures such ...
New Technology for a New Nation: Building an Internet Culture in Estonia
As in many areas of the history of technology, studies of the Internet are still largely limited to the United States and other established capitalist democracies. More research is needed on how such technologies are ...
Resisting & Re-inscribing Gender Norms: See Me/ Hear Me
Women veterans not infrequently report the forced iconic characterizations of “bitch,” “whore,” or “dike” forced upon them by their fellow service-members, superiors, and the larger culture both during and after their ...
Examining the Differences in Veterans and Non-Veterans at the Chronic Pain Management Unit
The CPMU consists of both veterans and non-veterans who exhibit a wide range of chronic pain problems. In this study, it is hypothesized that veterans and non-veterans will score better at discharge than at admission, based ...
Writing War: Veterans in the College Writing Classroom
(Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
As writing classrooms may be the primary locations where students' military experiences are shared, writing instructors bear special ethical responsibility when teaching veterans. A discussion of research conducted with ...
Digital Empowerment: African Women and Creative Media
Drawing from seven years' research with women singers, dancers, emcees, and ritual practitioners in Senegal and beyond, Dr. Neff examines the ways in which ethnic traditions intersect with the possibility of digital futures. ...