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Bounding Veterans Studies: A Review of the Field
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
Over the past decade, the amount of research and teaching concerning veterans has proliferated to a point where some believe there is an academic discipline of Veterans Studies. Assuming this is correct, what is Veterans ...
How Do Military Veteran Students Write? Exploring the Effectiveness of Current Writing Pedagogy
Through Post-911 GI Bill benefits, military veterans are flooding college admissions offices and writing classes at rates not seen since the World War II era. According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, ...
Veterans as a Stabilising Factor in Politics: West Africa as a Case Study
This paper discusses civil-military relations in Africa with an emphasis on regional instabilities as they affect the economic, socio-cultural, and political settings of the people. It observes the involvement of war ...
The Contributions of Veterans in Business and Economy: Africa as a Case Study
This paper discusses the growing influence retired military men and women are now exacting in African society based on their business franchises, which cut across telecoms, agriculture, mining, shipping, oil and gas, ...
Understanding and Building Effective Narrative on Veteran Experiences to Compel Program and Policy Action
Virginia has the third highest per capita population of veterans, and the seventh highest in total population. Many of these veterans are faced with wide-ranging and complex health issues, which vary greatly depending on ...
Race and/or Reconciliation : Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Veterans in Society
(Virginia Tech, 2016)
The Veterans in Society (ViS) research group is proud to present the proceedings of the Third Conference on Veterans in Society: Race and/or Reconciliation, with papers that represent a wide range of research and community ...