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The Resource The War Comes Home : Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans

The War Comes Home : Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans

Label
The War Comes Home : Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans
Title
The War Comes Home
Title remainder
Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The War Comes Home is the first book to systematically document the U.S. government's neglect of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Aaron Glantz, who reported extensively from Iraq during the first three years of this war and has been reporting on the plight of veterans ever since, levels a devastating indictment against the Bush administration for its bald neglect of soldiers and its disingenuous reneging on their benefits. Glantz interviewed more than one hundred recent war veterans, and here he intersperses their haunting first-person accounts with investigations into specific co
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glantz, Aaron
Dewey number
362.860973
Index
index present
LC call number
UB357
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 B-086
  • WA 360
NLM item number
G545w 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Disabled veterans
  • Veterans
  • Disabled veterans
  • Disabled veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Veterans
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
  • Veterans Disability Claims
  • Veterans
  • United States
  • Afghan War (2001- )
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Disabled veterans
  • Disabled veterans
  • Psychological aspects
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • Iraq
  • United States
  • Soziale Situation
  • Posttraumatisches Stresssyndrom
  • Veteran
  • USA
Label
The War Comes Home : Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Resource Boxes; Preface: Returning Home from Iraq; Acknowledgments; PART I: COMING HOME; 1 A Soldier Comes Home; 2 Trying to Adjust; 3 A Different Kind of Casualty; PART II: FIGHTING THE PENTAGON; 4 The Scandal at Walter Reed; 5 Coming Together; 6 Education; 7 Drugs, Crime, and Losing Your Benefits; 8 Losing Your Benefits--Personality Disorder; PART III: FIGHTING THE VA; 9 Meet the Bureaucracy; 10 Didn't Prepare to Treat the Wounded; 11 More Bureaucracy; PART IV: THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL: DRUGS, CRIME, HOMELESSNESS, AND SUICIDE; 12 Crime
  • 13 Homeless on the Streets of America14 Suicide; 15 Suicide after the War; PART V: FIGHTING BACK; 16 A History of Neglect; 17 Winning the Battle at Home; Postscript: The War Inside; A Note on Sources; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
773565103
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (282 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520942189
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4x9x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565103
Label
The War Comes Home : Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Resource Boxes; Preface: Returning Home from Iraq; Acknowledgments; PART I: COMING HOME; 1 A Soldier Comes Home; 2 Trying to Adjust; 3 A Different Kind of Casualty; PART II: FIGHTING THE PENTAGON; 4 The Scandal at Walter Reed; 5 Coming Together; 6 Education; 7 Drugs, Crime, and Losing Your Benefits; 8 Losing Your Benefits--Personality Disorder; PART III: FIGHTING THE VA; 9 Meet the Bureaucracy; 10 Didn't Prepare to Treat the Wounded; 11 More Bureaucracy; PART IV: THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL: DRUGS, CRIME, HOMELESSNESS, AND SUICIDE; 12 Crime
  • 13 Homeless on the Streets of America14 Suicide; 15 Suicide after the War; PART V: FIGHTING BACK; 16 A History of Neglect; 17 Winning the Battle at Home; Postscript: The War Inside; A Note on Sources; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
773565103
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (282 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520942189
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4x9x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565103

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