Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States
by
 
Mettler, Suzanne.

Title
Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Author
Mettler, Suzanne.

ISBN
9780813042541

Publication Information
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)

Physical Description
1 online resource (326 p.)

Series
Book collections on Project MUSE.

Contents
Health care. 1. Army sanctuary for tubercular veterans: veterans' health care before the Veterans Bureau -- Carol R. Byerly -- 2. the invention, stumbling, and reinvention of the modern U.S. veterans health care system, 1918-1924 / Rosemary A. Stevens -- Part II: Disablity. 3. Architecture of injury: disabled veterans, federal policy, and the built environment in the early twentieth century / John M. Kinder -- 4. "An emblem of distinction": the politics of disability entitlement, 1940-1950 / Audra Jennings -- Part III: The politics of race and labor. 5. "Put fighting blood in your business": The U.S. War Department and the reemployment of World War I soldiers / Nancy Gentile Ford -- 6. The long journey home: African American World War I veterans and veteran policies / Jennifer Keene -- Part IV: Bonuses and G.I. bills. 7. Rethinking the bonus march: federal bonus policy, veteran organizations, and the origins of a protest movement / Stephen R. Ortiz -- 8. "Do something for the soldier boys": Congress, the G.I. Bill of Rights, and the contours of liberalism / Nancy Beck Young -- 9. "A veteran does not have to stay a veteran forever": Congress and the Korean G.I. Bill / -- Melinda Pash -- 10. A price on patriotism: the politics and unintended consequences of the 1966 G.I. Bill / Mark Boulton -- Part V: Contemporary veterans' politics. 11. Conventional and distinctive policy preferences of early-twenty-first-century veterans / -- Jeremy M. Teigen -- 12. Exploring the effects of combat exposure on American civic life / Christopher S. Parker.

Abstract
An examination of the political issues and causes of veterans of the U.S. military.

Subject Term
Veterans -- Employment -- United States.
 
Veterans -- Services for -- United States.
 
Veterans -- United States.

Geographic Term
United States -- Politics and government.

Genre
Electronic books.

Added Author
Mettler, Suzanne.
 
Ortiz, Stephen R.

Added Corporate Author
Project Muse.

Electronic Access
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