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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 ...
‘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, ...
Standing Up To Be Counted: Female Military Personnel and Online Mentoring
Women working in male-dominated fields such as science and the military often encounter challenges fitting into their workplace communities, feeling themselves to be cast as less intelligent and less powerful (physically ...
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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
Bridging a Gap Between Knowledge and Experience: Civilian Views of Military Service
Assume that knowledge can never exceed experience. In the case of studying the military and veterans’ issues, then, how much can a civilian understand, or how much credibility might a civilian have to leverage when making ...
Veterans in Society Conference 2014: Humanizing the Discourse (Conference Program)
This program lists the daily sessions, presentations, and events that took place during the 2014 Veterans in Society Conference, which was held from April 27-28, 2014 at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, VA. This program also ...
Choices and Challenges 2014: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age
(Virginia Tech, 2014-02-27)
The Choices and Challenges Forum brochure includes a schedule of events held Feb. 17, 2014, at the Lyric Theatre and Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown.
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 ...