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Book:Army of hope, army of alienation : culture and contradiction in the American Army communities of Cold War Germany / John P. Hawkins ; foreword by Faris R. Kirkland.:2001. Book Army of hope, army of alienation : culture and contradiction in the American Army communities of Cold War Germany / John P. Hawkins ; foreword by Faris R. Kirkland.
Army of hope, army of alienation : culture and contradiction in the American Army communities of Cold War Germany / John P. Hawkins ; foreword by Faris R. Kirkland.
Author: Hawkins, John Palmer 1946-
Publication year: 2001.
Language: English
Call Number U766 .H39 2001
Media class: Book
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger
ISBN: 0275967387
Extent: xix, 332 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Army of hope -- Inside the fence: community, Army, and family in context -- Ordered to Germany: entry shock and its lingering impact -- Danger forward, sir!: readiness and the corruption of leadership in military units -- Living with the Army: family and work in conflict -- The Army takes care of its own: breach of the support for sacrifice contract -- The system is totally screwed to hell: space-available health care for the military family -- If you can't control your family: law and informal military control of the family -- Little America: islands of isolation in Germany -- Living in a fishbowl: surveillance and social control in the military community.

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