The transition of military veterans from active service to civilian life: impact of transition on families and the role of the family, support, and recognition

Fossey, Matt and Cooper, Linda and Raid, Kadri (2019) The transition of military veterans from active service to civilian life: impact of transition on families and the role of the family, support, and recognition. In: Military Veteran Reintegration: Approach, Management, and Assessment of Military Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life. Academic Press (Elsevier), Cambridge, MA, pp. 185-213. ISBN 978-0-12-815312-3

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Abstract

In this chapter we review the literature that exists in the area of transition for families in a military context, using the UK and Estonia for comparative purposes. The authors will use a variation of their Model of Transition in Veterans (MoTiVe), an applied approach based on Bourdieusian theory, to explore military to civilian transition from a familial perspective. We will then explore the varying dynamics of family within modern society and consider whether militaries have made corresponding changes in policy and practice. The chapter will draw on the responses elicited from the NATO transition survey. The focus will be on the specific area of transition from the military to civilian life and will aim to review the current pan-NATO policies for practice in this area.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Military, Family definitions, Family structure, Transition, Bourdieu
Faculty: Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic User
Depositing User: Symplectic User
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2019 10:20
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 16:07
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/704185

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