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The Resource Rules of disengagement : the politics and honor of military dissent, Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd, (electronic resource)

Rules of disengagement : the politics and honor of military dissent, Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd, (electronic resource)

Label
Rules of disengagement : the politics and honor of military dissent
Title
Rules of disengagement
Title remainder
the politics and honor of military dissent
Statement of responsibility
Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rules of Disengagement examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty service members and veterans, it explores the growing conviction among our troops that the wars are wrong. While the Obama Administration's pledge to remove all American troops from Iraq by the end of 2011 is encouraging - and in no small way likely
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1948-
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Cohn, Marjorie
Dewey number
172/.42
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Gilberd, Kathleen
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  • Selective conscientious objection
  • Military ethics
  • War
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Soldiers
  • Iraq
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Rules of disengagement : the politics and honor of military dissent, Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Introduction; The Vietnam-era GI Movement; Today's GI Movement; ONE: Resisting Illegal Wars; Pablo Paredes and the Illegal War in Iraq; Howard Levy and the Illegal War in Vietnam; TWO: Modern Conscientious Objectors; Defining a Conscientious Objector; Camilo Mejía: "Prisoner of Conscience"; Conscientious Objection Today; Conscientious Objection during Vietnam; Applying for CO Status Today: Myths, Regulations, and Resources; THREE: Winter Soldier; Winter Soldier 1971; Winter Soldier 2008; Rules of Engagement; Winter Soldier Goes to Congress; FOUR: Dissent and Disengagement
  • Contested Territory: Free Speech and the Duty to Speak OutHigh-Visibility: Demonstrations, Protests, and Street Theater; Squelching Dissent; New Technology and Traditional Dissent; Using the System to Protect Dissent: Vietnam; Using the System Today: Rules and Regulations; FIVE: Challenging Racism; Dehumanizing the Nonwhite Enemy Today; Dehumanizing Nonwhite Soldiers; Dehumanizing the Vietnamese; Using the System to Fight Racism; SIX: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in the Military; Military Sexual Assault: One Soldier's Story; Military Sexual Assault: The History
  • Training Soldiers: Power, Violence, and SexResponse to Sexual Assault: More Hearings, Studies, and Regulations; Retaliation for Sexual Assault Complaints; Using the System to Fight Sexual Assault; SEVEN: The Medical Side of War; The Story of Elixabeth Whiteside; The PTSD and Suicide Epidemics; The Failure of Military Medical Care; The Redeployment of Unfit Troops; The Regulations: GIs and Veterans Fight Back; EIGHT: Discharges; A Soldier's Hardship; Reasons for Discharges; Delayed Entry Program Discharges; Involuntary Discharges; A History of Discharge Counseling; NINE: The Families
  • Gold Star Families for PeaceMilitary Families Speak Out; Guerrero Azteca Peace Project; September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows; Parents: Biggest Obstacle to Military Recruiters; TEN: Conclusion; Questions of Law and Morality; The "Right War" Is Also Wrong; Mission and Condition; Disengaging; The GI Movement Today; Appendix: Resources; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; Acknowledgments; About The Authors
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ocn779850088
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814762929
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779850088
Label
Rules of disengagement : the politics and honor of military dissent, Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Introduction; The Vietnam-era GI Movement; Today's GI Movement; ONE: Resisting Illegal Wars; Pablo Paredes and the Illegal War in Iraq; Howard Levy and the Illegal War in Vietnam; TWO: Modern Conscientious Objectors; Defining a Conscientious Objector; Camilo Mejía: "Prisoner of Conscience"; Conscientious Objection Today; Conscientious Objection during Vietnam; Applying for CO Status Today: Myths, Regulations, and Resources; THREE: Winter Soldier; Winter Soldier 1971; Winter Soldier 2008; Rules of Engagement; Winter Soldier Goes to Congress; FOUR: Dissent and Disengagement
  • Contested Territory: Free Speech and the Duty to Speak OutHigh-Visibility: Demonstrations, Protests, and Street Theater; Squelching Dissent; New Technology and Traditional Dissent; Using the System to Protect Dissent: Vietnam; Using the System Today: Rules and Regulations; FIVE: Challenging Racism; Dehumanizing the Nonwhite Enemy Today; Dehumanizing Nonwhite Soldiers; Dehumanizing the Vietnamese; Using the System to Fight Racism; SIX: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in the Military; Military Sexual Assault: One Soldier's Story; Military Sexual Assault: The History
  • Training Soldiers: Power, Violence, and SexResponse to Sexual Assault: More Hearings, Studies, and Regulations; Retaliation for Sexual Assault Complaints; Using the System to Fight Sexual Assault; SEVEN: The Medical Side of War; The Story of Elixabeth Whiteside; The PTSD and Suicide Epidemics; The Failure of Military Medical Care; The Redeployment of Unfit Troops; The Regulations: GIs and Veterans Fight Back; EIGHT: Discharges; A Soldier's Hardship; Reasons for Discharges; Delayed Entry Program Discharges; Involuntary Discharges; A History of Discharge Counseling; NINE: The Families
  • Gold Star Families for PeaceMilitary Families Speak Out; Guerrero Azteca Peace Project; September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows; Parents: Biggest Obstacle to Military Recruiters; TEN: Conclusion; Questions of Law and Morality; The "Right War" Is Also Wrong; Mission and Condition; Disengaging; The GI Movement Today; Appendix: Resources; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; Acknowledgments; About The Authors
Control code
ocn779850088
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814762929
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779850088

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