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The Resource Why the draft? : the case for a volunteer army, edited by James C. Miller III ; contributors, David B. Johnson, Cotton M. Lindsay, James C. Miller III, Mark V. Pauly, Joseph M. Scolnick, Jr., Robert D. Tollison, Thomas D. Willett ; introduction by Senator Edward W. Brooke

Why the draft? : the case for a volunteer army, edited by James C. Miller III ; contributors, David B. Johnson, Cotton M. Lindsay, James C. Miller III, Mark V. Pauly, Joseph M. Scolnick, Jr., Robert D. Tollison, Thomas D. Willett ; introduction by Senator Edward W. Brooke

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Why the draft? : the case for a volunteer army
Title
Why the draft?
Title remainder
the case for a volunteer army
Statement of responsibility
edited by James C. Miller III ; contributors, David B. Johnson, Cotton M. Lindsay, James C. Miller III, Mark V. Pauly, Joseph M. Scolnick, Jr., Robert D. Tollison, Thomas D. Willett ; introduction by Senator Edward W. Brooke
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Author of introduction,
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Editor
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Language
eng
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DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
UB343
LC item number
.W5
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1940-
  • 1919-2015
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  • Miller, James Clifford
  • Johnson, David B
  • Lindsay, Cotton M
  • Pauly, Mark V.
  • Scolnick, Joseph M.
  • Tollison, Robert D.
  • Willett, Thomas D
  • Brooke, Edward W.
Series statement
A Penguin special
Series volume
S260
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  • United States.
  • Draft
  • Draft
  • United States
Label
Why the draft? : the case for a volunteer army, edited by James C. Miller III ; contributors, David B. Johnson, Cotton M. Lindsay, James C. Miller III, Mark V. Pauly, Joseph M. Scolnick, Jr., Robert D. Tollison, Thomas D. Willett ; introduction by Senator Edward W. Brooke
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volume
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  • nc
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Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Problems and alternatives. How do we judge -- Recent developments -- Judging alternatives to the draft -- Criteria for judging alternative proposals -- Preview of the book --- Alternatives in military manpower procurement: Selective service -- National service -- The lottery system -- A volunteer army -- The Marshall and Clark reports -- Part 2. Who bears the burden of national defense: Conscription as an implicit tax -- Estimates of the implicit tax -- Conclusion -- Who 'should' bear the burden of national defense: Distribution of the burden of national defense -- Efficiency of a non-universal draft -- A poor man's army? -- Equity and the possibility of death -- The lottery and inequity -- Part 3. Efficiency in military manpower procurement -- The volunteer army and the military payroll -- Efficiency of a volunteer army -- Increases in decision-making efficiency -- Effects on the civilian economy -- Budgetary cost of the volunteer army -- Budgetary cost and real cost -- Flexibility in military manpower procurement -- Meeting manpower needs in national emergencies -- Manpower procurement in a conventional full-scale war -- Flexibility at a cost -- Case studies -- Britain and Canada: The British volunteer armed services -- The Canadian volunteer armed services -- Part 4. Our national tradition of conscription: the early years -- Colonial experience and the Knox plan -- The war of 1812 -- The Monroe plans -- Deliberation in Congress -- Action and reaction -- Merits of the proposals -- Our national tradition of conscription: experience with the draft -- The war between the states -- The volunteer troops -- The Militia Ace of 1862 -- National conscription -- Performance of Civil War conscription -- Modern experience -- The Prussian precedent for the World War I draft -- Congressional consideration -- The selective draft act of 1917 -- The selective training and service of 1940 -- Part 5. Social balance and democratic ideals. Racial balance and the volunteer army -- The nature of the racial balance doctrine -- Facts and explanations -- A question of principle -- Concluding remarks -- An army of 'mercenaries'? -- The real danger -- The promotion of political stability -- Nonmilitary reasons for military conscription -- Does Military service improve the recruit? -- Is it worth the cost? -- Freedom, justice, and democratic ideals -- Part 6: Summary and conclusion. A volunteer army for America -- Summary of the case -- The volunteer army and individual freedom -- Where do we go from here? -- A parting word
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
197 pages
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68019061
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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  • (OCoLC)00440766
  • (OCoLC)ocm00440766
Label
Why the draft? : the case for a volunteer army, edited by James C. Miller III ; contributors, David B. Johnson, Cotton M. Lindsay, James C. Miller III, Mark V. Pauly, Joseph M. Scolnick, Jr., Robert D. Tollison, Thomas D. Willett ; introduction by Senator Edward W. Brooke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Problems and alternatives. How do we judge -- Recent developments -- Judging alternatives to the draft -- Criteria for judging alternative proposals -- Preview of the book --- Alternatives in military manpower procurement: Selective service -- National service -- The lottery system -- A volunteer army -- The Marshall and Clark reports -- Part 2. Who bears the burden of national defense: Conscription as an implicit tax -- Estimates of the implicit tax -- Conclusion -- Who 'should' bear the burden of national defense: Distribution of the burden of national defense -- Efficiency of a non-universal draft -- A poor man's army? -- Equity and the possibility of death -- The lottery and inequity -- Part 3. Efficiency in military manpower procurement -- The volunteer army and the military payroll -- Efficiency of a volunteer army -- Increases in decision-making efficiency -- Effects on the civilian economy -- Budgetary cost of the volunteer army -- Budgetary cost and real cost -- Flexibility in military manpower procurement -- Meeting manpower needs in national emergencies -- Manpower procurement in a conventional full-scale war -- Flexibility at a cost -- Case studies -- Britain and Canada: The British volunteer armed services -- The Canadian volunteer armed services -- Part 4. Our national tradition of conscription: the early years -- Colonial experience and the Knox plan -- The war of 1812 -- The Monroe plans -- Deliberation in Congress -- Action and reaction -- Merits of the proposals -- Our national tradition of conscription: experience with the draft -- The war between the states -- The volunteer troops -- The Militia Ace of 1862 -- National conscription -- Performance of Civil War conscription -- Modern experience -- The Prussian precedent for the World War I draft -- Congressional consideration -- The selective draft act of 1917 -- The selective training and service of 1940 -- Part 5. Social balance and democratic ideals. Racial balance and the volunteer army -- The nature of the racial balance doctrine -- Facts and explanations -- A question of principle -- Concluding remarks -- An army of 'mercenaries'? -- The real danger -- The promotion of political stability -- Nonmilitary reasons for military conscription -- Does Military service improve the recruit? -- Is it worth the cost? -- Freedom, justice, and democratic ideals -- Part 6: Summary and conclusion. A volunteer army for America -- Summary of the case -- The volunteer army and individual freedom -- Where do we go from here? -- A parting word
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
197 pages
Lccn
68019061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00440766
  • (OCoLC)ocm00440766

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