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    Author(s): David Flores
    Date: 2016
    Source: Armed Forces and Society. 42(2): 472-474.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    A young man or woman joins the military. He or she goes to war. Soldiers are trained and expected to follow orders and support the war effort. Likewise, military families are expected to support the military and, therefore, also support the war. As C. Wright Mills put it, “In the military world, debate is no more at a premium than persuasion: one obeys and one commands.” But what happens when military veterans and their families turn toward antiwar political activism?

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    Flores, David. 2016. Fighting for peace: Veterans and military families in the anti-Iraq War movement [Book Review]. Armed Forces and Society. 42(2): 472-474.

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    veterans, political attitudes, narrative, activism, war

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