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Serving military families in the 21st century

Author: Karen Blaisure; et al
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2012.
Series: Textbooks in family studies series
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from active duty, National Guard, reservists, veterans, and their families,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Blaisure; et al
ISBN: 9780415880657 0415880653 9780415880664 0415880661
OCLC Number: 654316768
Description: xx, 294 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: An introduction to military culture and military families --
An overview of military personnel and their families --
Defining features of military family life --
Children and youth in military families --
Ways of thinking about family stress and resilience --
Individual and family development in the military --
The effects of war on service members --
The effects of war on families --
Military support for military families: military policies and programs --
Civilian supports for military families --
Supporting military families: recent and new programs --
Supporting military families: applying theory and research to practice --
Serving military families.
Series Title: Textbooks in family studies series
Responsibility: Karen Rose Blaisure ... [et al.].
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"As a former military service member, I can say that this is the first book I have discovered that conveys a true-to-life picture of living the military lifestyle from the perspective of the active Read more...

 
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