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The reproduction of the gender regime: the military and education as state apparatuses constraining the military wife student

Contributing to both Marxist and feminist theory, we argue that the combined practices of the state apparatuses, the military and education system, constrain these women's access to, and progress in, HE, and that the patriarchal gender regime is reproduced through…

The RAF Family – experiences from around the world. Survey Highlights Report.

Our online survey identified that RAF Personnel and their families are posted across a wide range of locations worldwide, in a variety of work and cultural contexts. The survey examined motivations for volunteering for overseas Service, experiences of preparing and…

Unemployment and benefit claims by UK veterans in the new millennium: results from a record linkage study

Benefits data were matched with data on the mental health, demographics and military-related variables for 7942 veterans who had previously served as regulars and transitioned to civilian life between 2003 and 2016. Associations between demographic and service-related factors and benefit…

Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

BACKGROUND: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. METHOD: The…

Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

Background: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Method: The…

Service Child Distribution in England

Service children can benefit hugely from their unique experiences, but are at risk of disadvantage as a consequence of their parents’ service in the armed forces. Service children may experience considerable discontinuity in their learning, opportunities and relationships due to…

Supporting Military Veterans in Australian Higher Education

Veterans often face difficulties during the transition from military to civilian life, with relatively high unemployment rates and mental health risks. Higher education represents an important pathway to navigate this transition successfully. Research from the United States shows that veterans…