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The Rise of the Military Welfare State

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674286139

Publication Date: 10/12/2015

Academic Trade

344 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 halftones, 1 table

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  • Introduction: The Army Takes Care of Its Own
  • 1. Army Benefits in a Free Market Era
  • 2. Is Military Service a Job?
  • 3. The Threat of a Social Welfare Institution
  • 4. Supporting the Military in Reagan’s America
  • 5. Army Wives Demand Support
  • 6. Securing Christian Family Values
  • 7. A Turn to Self-Reliance
  • 8. Outsourcing Solider and Family Support
  • Epilogue: Army Welfare at War in the Twenty-First Century
  • Appendix
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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