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The casualty gap

Douglas L. Kriner

The casualty gap

the causes and consequences of American wartime inequalities

by Douglas L. Kriner

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War and society -- United States,
  • War casualties -- United States,
  • Battle casualties -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDouglas L. Kriner, Francis X. Shen.
    ContributionsShen, Francis X.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM554 .K77 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23615022M
    ISBN 100195390962
    ISBN 109780195390964
    LC Control Number2009028230

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The Casualty Gap The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities Douglas L. Kriner and Francis X. Shen. Definitive account of who actually bears the burdens of America's wars; Covers a broad history, from World War II to the post 9/11 wars; As casualties continue to mount in Iraq and Afghanistan, public interest in the subject will remain high.

By presenting a wealth of evidence and analysis, this book seeks both to bolster public awareness of casualty inequalities and to spur critical dialogue about the nation's policy Casualty Gapshould be read by all who care about the future of America's military and the effects of war on society and democracy.

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