Veteran Rights – Annotated Bibliography Example
The paper "Veteran Rights" is a wonderful example of an annotated bibliography on sociology.
1. Abbott, Steve. Vietnam Vets: A New Battlefield, Soldiers
Drug and alcohol dependence, joblessness, and psychological problems compound the problem the returned Vietnam veteran must face. This article focuses upon the work of the Vietnam-era Veterans Congress Caucus, composed of two U.S. Senators and 17 congressmen – all Vietnam veterans.
2. Barry, Arlene. Is the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s A 1990s Approach to Dropouts and Illiteracy?
This article discusses the standards of literacy training in the Civilian conservation corps of the 1930s, and how they taught basic reading and writing skills to enrollees. The Enrollees Handbook and other period workbooks and methods are looked at with today’s problem in mind.
3. Beilder, Philip D. Late Thoughts on an Old War: The Legacy of Vietnam,
A Vietnam veteran, the author states that he wanted to present the “viewpoint of the pissed-off infantryman”. Based upon his own personal experiences he achieved this. His analysis reveals how the Vietnamese were portrayed and characterized, by U.S. forces in slang language.
4. Best, Gary D. FDR and the Bonus Marchers,
This book is about the rights of World War I veterans. Veterans were eventually permitted to be in special camps, even though some were married.
5. Burkett, B. G. & Whitley, Glenna. Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation was robbed of its heroes and its history,
The authors present an expose of individuals who, by means of fraud, claimed Vietnam service and were decorated for their bogus deeds. The authors show how such individuals were able to fool people who should have known their rights better and got away with it. Certainly, the authors present a much different side to those liars and deceivers who have tarnished the real heroism and patriotism of those who actually did serve.
6. Card, Josefina J. Lives after Vietnam: The personal Impact of Military Service, Lexington, Massachusetts:
The effect of the Vietnam experience is studied in relation to the veteran’s educational rights, workers rights, family, relationships, and life in general.
7. Vietnam Veterans Against the War. The Winter Soldier Investigation: An Inquiry into American War Crimes.
An abridged edition of the testimony which was delivered before the “Winter Soldier Investigation” into war crimes committed by American troops in Vietnam. The investigation was conducted by individuals who were assigned, in some capacity, to Vietnam.
8. Figley, Charles and Leventam, Seymour. Strangers at home: Vietnam Veterans since the War.
The editors have collected written by 17 different authors describing the Vietnam War, its aftermath, and the most upon those who fought it. The primary focus is, however, readjustment met upon returning home.
9. Sweet, George E. Wisconsin American Legion: A History, 1919-1992.
It’s a history of 75 years of the state’s legion organization, one of the largest, most powerful and most effective veterans’ organizations.
10. Webb, James. What the Vietnam Vet Needs: The ‘Coming Home” America Owes Him, Soldier of Fortune,
Vietnam veterans simply want to be “accorded the dignity of their experience”, Webb writes in this article.