The U.S. Military and Civil Rights Since World War II

by
Heather Sturauthor

Heather Stur, PhD, is associate professor of history and fellow, Dale Center for the Study of War and Society, at the University of Southern Mississippi.

The U.S. Military and Civil Rights Since World War II

20190930

Praeger

Pages 174
Topics African Americans;Civil Rights;Gender;Homosexuality;Politics;Pragmatism;Progressivism;Race;Sexuality;United States Military;Women;Military History: Armed Forces;Race and Ethnicity

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The U.S. Military and Civil Rights Since World War II

Author(s): Stur, Heather;
Contributors: Stur, Heather;
Abstract:

Through examinations of the U.S. military's racial and gender integration efforts, and its handling of sexuality, this book argues that the need for personnel filling the ranks has forced the armed services to be pragmatically progressive since World War II.


• Includes an introduction that offers historical context for understanding the U.S. military's relationship to social change

• Provides an in-depth examination of race, gender, and sexuality within the U.S. military since World War II

• Includes a conclusion that explores the future of military progressivism

• Engages contemporary military issues of interest to students and educators

SortTitle: u.s. military and civil rights since world war ii
Keyword(s): African Americans; Civil Rights; Gender; Homosexuality; Politics; Pragmatism; Progressivism; Race; Sexuality; United States Military; Women; Military History: Armed Forces; Race and Ethnicity
Author Info:
Heather Sturauthor

Heather Stur, PhD, is associate professor of history and fellow, Dale Center for the Study of War and Society, at the University of Southern Mississippi.

eISBN-13: 9781440842061
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440842054
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 174
Publication Date: 20190930