"Citizen Force" or "Career Force"?

  title={"Citizen Force" or "Career Force"?},
  author={Jerald G. Bachman and John D. Blair},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  pages={81 - 96}

An anthropological exploration of discipline and ritual practices among the Royal Marines

Despite the ever-growing number of publications on Military matters, in-depth studies of its unique cultural practices are still scarce due to their well-kept high perimeter fences. The author, a

Shrinking the Civil-Military Divide: A Military Perspective

Abstract : Following a decade of war, the civil-military divide in the United States continues to occupy deep discussion on military bases, in university classrooms, journalistic conference rooms,

Militärsoziologische Forschung in den USA und in Deutschland: Eine Literaturanalyse über fünf Jahrzehnte

Militarsoziologische Forschung – insbesondere in Deutschland – sieht sich haufig der Kritik ausgesetzt. So hies es bereits vor 30 Jahren, sie sei in einem „miserablen Zustand“ (Lippert/Wachtler 1982:

An empirical examination of the impact of JROTC participation on enlistment, retention and attrition

Abstract : Our primary research interest is whether participation in the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program influences youths propensity to enlist; and for those who subsequently

Training expectation fulfilment and its influence on the organizational commitment of Territorial Force army recruits : a thesis presented in partial fufilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Psychology at Massey University

Territorial Force army recruits (N=184) participated in this study which aimed to determine the influence of pre-training expectation fulfilment on organizational commitment (OC) at the conclusion

Volunteering for Foreign Combat Missions

The sociological approach to the study of combat motivation has generally been grounded in the primary-group thesis; that is, it has been the strength or weakness of primary-group bonds that have

American Youth and Military Representation: In Search of the Perfect Portrait

In the late 1960s, equality of military service became a major social issue. The concern for an equal distribution of the burden of defense, a t a time when methods of military selection were

Identifying Determinants of Retention Decisions.

Variables from five domains—demography, social background, service history, satisfaction, and performance—were used in a discriminant analysis approach to distinguishing three groups of naval