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Title Military draft [electronic resource] / Viqi Wagner, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-231) and index.
Contents Should the United States reinstate the draft? The United States should reinstate the draft / Walter L. Stewart Jr. ; Reinstating the draft is not necessary / Bernard D. Rostker ; All-volunteer recruitment is not supplying enough troops / Phillip Carter and Paul Glastris ; All-volunteer recruitment can supply enough troops / Lawrence J. Korb ; A draft is cheaper than financing the all-volunteer military / Julian E. Barnes and Peter Spiegel ; A draft is more costly than financing the all-volunteer military / John C. Goodman ; The army's stop-loss policy is a "back-door" draft / Christopher Hayes ; The army's stop-loss policy is a legal extension of voluntary enlistment / Daniel C. Brown -- How would the draft affect U.S. society? A draft would unify U.S. society / Hodding Carter and Ronald Goldfarb ; A draft would divide U.S. society / David Greenberg ; A draft would improve declining troop quality / Michelle Cottle ; There is no evidence that troop quality has declined in the all-volunteer army / Tim Kane -- Who should be subject to a military draft? Women should be eligible for the draft / Philip Gold and Erin Solaro ; Women should not be eligible for the draft / R. Cort Kirkwood ; The military should accept open homosexuals / John M. Shalikashvili ; The military should not accept open homosexuals / J. Matt Barber ; Draftees should be selected by lottery / Alliance for Security ; Draftees could be selected for critical, specialized skills / Charles S. Abell et al. -- Should alternatives to the military draft be pursued? Universal national service should replace the selective service system / William A. Galston ; Universal national service is a bad idea / Bruce Chapman ; Revive the ROTC program to expand the all-volunteer armed forces / Stanley Kurtz ; Recruitment of foreigners would boost military ranks / Bryan Bender ; The U.S. military can hire private contractors / Michelle GutiƩrrez ; The United States should not pursue military expansion / Gordon Adams.
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Subject Draft -- United States.
Military service, Voluntary -- United States.
Added Author Wagner, Viqi, 1953-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737738247 (hardcover)
0737738243 (hardcover)
9780737738254 (pbk.)
0737738251 (pbk.)
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