The Resource Invisible women : junior enlisted Army wives, Margaret C. Harrell, (eBook)

Invisible women : junior enlisted Army wives, Margaret C. Harrell, (eBook)

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Invisible women : junior enlisted Army wives
Title
Invisible women
Title remainder
junior enlisted Army wives
Statement of responsibility
Margaret C. Harrell
Title variation
Junior enlisted Army wives
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Military manpower policy is often crafted by policymakers without an in-depth understanding of the life experiences and views of junior enlisted personnel. It is plausible to expect that some policymakers attribute the attitudes and experiences of these young soldiers to such features as youth or lack of an advanced education and may thus believe themselves able to empathize with this population group by recalling their own parallel life experiences. However, this approach oversimplifies the life experiences of these families and neglects the reality that most policymakers and professional managers have never experienced the compendium of problems these couples face, such as youth, lack of education, financial difficulties, emotional and physical distance from extended family, and invisibility in a large bureaucracy. At the center of this book are the personal stories of three junior enlisted spouses, told in their own voices and selected to emphasize the dilemmas numerous enlisted families face. The stories provide insight into the experiences and attitudes of other junior enlisted families. Those interested or involved in the military, or those who live a military lifestyle--at any pay grade--will find these stories both useful and engaging
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unknown
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Harrell, Margaret C
Dewey number
355.1/086/550973
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eBooks from EBSCOhost
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  • Army spouses
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Army spouses
Label
Invisible women : junior enlisted Army wives, Margaret C. Harrell, (eBook)
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https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=63505
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Dana's Story -- Jennifer's Story -- Toni's Story -- Conclusion
Control code
tsl-ebsco22731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 116 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
charts.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49569711
Label
Invisible women : junior enlisted Army wives, Margaret C. Harrell, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=63505
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Dana's Story -- Jennifer's Story -- Toni's Story -- Conclusion
Control code
tsl-ebsco22731
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 116 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
charts.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49569711

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