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Military Conscription & Recruitment

(see also Conscientious Objection)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

BushDraft. Monitors evidence of secret government plans to reinstate draft.

Dodged Draft. n.a. (9/13/99). On abolition of Selective Service in favor of volunteer army.

Draft Not Needed for the Protection of Liberty. Cong. Ron Paul (8/23/99). High-tech army needs well-trained professionals, not graduates of six-month boot camp.

End Selective Service (Libertarian Party).

Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Selective Service System Annual Performance Plan, Fiscal Year 2004.

In the Library: Articles

Carter, Phillip & Paul Glastris. "The case for the draft," Washington Monthly (3/05):18-25.

Pollitt, Katha. "Can you spell cannon fodder?" Nation (11/11/02):9.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Chambers, John Whiteclay III. To Raise an Army: The Draft Comes to Modern America (NY: Free Press, 1987).

Donohue, John J. Warrior Dreams: The Martial Arts & the American Imagination (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1994).

Duindam, Simon. Military Conscription: An Economic Analysis of the Labour Component in the Armed Forces (NY: Physica Verlag, 1999).

Gibson, James W. Warrior Dreams: Violence & Manhood in Post-Vietnam America (NY: Hill & Wang, 1994).

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