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Veterans, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

Label
Veterans
Title
Veterans
Statement of responsibility
Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of pro and con articles on issues related to veterans examines whether unemployment among veterans is a serious issue, how suicide among veterans can be prevented, the extent to which the Department of Veterans Affairs effectively helps veterans, and whether the government's education programs for veterans are effective
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.860973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB357
LC item number
.V376 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bryfonski, Dedria
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Veterans, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A job corps is needed to put veterans back to work
  • Bill Nelson
  • Metrics are needed to determine if existing jobs programs for veterans are working
  • Tom Coburn
  • More employers are finding that veterans make good employees
  • Carl M. Cannon
  • How can suicide among veterans be prevented? The Department of Veteran Affairs is making progress in suicide prevention
  • Cheryl Pellerin
  • A veteran's death, the nation's shame
  • Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Is unemployment among veterans a serious issue? Most veterans transition successfully into civilian jobs
  • Military and veteran suicides rise despite aggressive prevention efforts
  • David Wood
  • Multiple deployments contribute to suicide among veterans
  • Ed Pilkington
  • Addressing substance abuse issues will reduce veteran suicide rates
  • Dave Larsen
  • Black women key to easing military suicides?
  • Stephanie Czekalinski
  • Big idea : help stressed vets with Sim Coaches
  • Adam Piore
  • G.I. Jobs
  • Does the Department of Veterans Affairs effectively help veterans? VA is broken : death, medical mistreatment, claims backlogs and neglect at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics
  • Jamie Reno
  • Veterans are satisfied with VA hospitals
  • Robert Petzel
  • Hospital delays are killing America's war veterans
  • Scott Bronstein, Nelli Black, and Drew Griffin
  • Vet determined to share "good news" about VA hospital
  • E.J. Montini
  • The VA covered up long waits for hospital admittance
  • David Zucchino, Cindy Carcamo, and Alan Zarembo
  • Undervalued and underemployed
  • The VA is investigating allegations of a cover-up
  • Eric K. Shinseki
  • How effective are the government's education programs for veterans? More veterans taking advantage of post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Lauren Kirkwood
  • Poor administration of the post-9/11 GI Bill leaves veterans strapped for cash
  • Tyler Bradley
  • Residency requirements leave veterans in some states with high tuition bills
  • Peter Galuszka
  • Many veterans prefer to attend for-profit and community colleges
  • Michael Sewall
  • Andrew Tilghman
  • For-profit colleges are taking advantage of veterans
  • Adam Weinstein
  • Veterans receive preference in hiring for federal jobs
  • Barbara A. Adams
  • The Federal government does not hire enough veterans
  • Kent A. Eiler
Control code
ocn885224793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780737772982
Lccn
2014044676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1379525
Label
Veterans, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A job corps is needed to put veterans back to work
  • Bill Nelson
  • Metrics are needed to determine if existing jobs programs for veterans are working
  • Tom Coburn
  • More employers are finding that veterans make good employees
  • Carl M. Cannon
  • How can suicide among veterans be prevented? The Department of Veteran Affairs is making progress in suicide prevention
  • Cheryl Pellerin
  • A veteran's death, the nation's shame
  • Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Is unemployment among veterans a serious issue? Most veterans transition successfully into civilian jobs
  • Military and veteran suicides rise despite aggressive prevention efforts
  • David Wood
  • Multiple deployments contribute to suicide among veterans
  • Ed Pilkington
  • Addressing substance abuse issues will reduce veteran suicide rates
  • Dave Larsen
  • Black women key to easing military suicides?
  • Stephanie Czekalinski
  • Big idea : help stressed vets with Sim Coaches
  • Adam Piore
  • G.I. Jobs
  • Does the Department of Veterans Affairs effectively help veterans? VA is broken : death, medical mistreatment, claims backlogs and neglect at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics
  • Jamie Reno
  • Veterans are satisfied with VA hospitals
  • Robert Petzel
  • Hospital delays are killing America's war veterans
  • Scott Bronstein, Nelli Black, and Drew Griffin
  • Vet determined to share "good news" about VA hospital
  • E.J. Montini
  • The VA covered up long waits for hospital admittance
  • David Zucchino, Cindy Carcamo, and Alan Zarembo
  • Undervalued and underemployed
  • The VA is investigating allegations of a cover-up
  • Eric K. Shinseki
  • How effective are the government's education programs for veterans? More veterans taking advantage of post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Lauren Kirkwood
  • Poor administration of the post-9/11 GI Bill leaves veterans strapped for cash
  • Tyler Bradley
  • Residency requirements leave veterans in some states with high tuition bills
  • Peter Galuszka
  • Many veterans prefer to attend for-profit and community colleges
  • Michael Sewall
  • Andrew Tilghman
  • For-profit colleges are taking advantage of veterans
  • Adam Weinstein
  • Veterans receive preference in hiring for federal jobs
  • Barbara A. Adams
  • The Federal government does not hire enough veterans
  • Kent A. Eiler
Control code
ocn885224793
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780737772982
Lccn
2014044676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
1379525

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