Citizen, student, soldier : Latina/o youth, JROTC, and the American dream /

"Since the 1990s, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) programs have experienced unprecedented expansion in American public schools. The program and its proliferation in poor, urban schools districts with large numbers of Latina/o and African American students is not without controvers...

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Main Author: Pérez, Gina M., 1968- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York ; London : New York University Press, [2015]
Series:Social transformations in American anthropology.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • JROTC's Enduring Appeal : Militarism, Ethnic Pride, and Social Opportunity in the Postindustrial City
  • What Are These Kids Doing In Uniforms? : Discipline, Dignity, and JROTC Exceptionalism
  • JROTC Today, Leaders Tomorrow : Leadership, Social Capital, and Stories of Redemption
  • Citizenship Takes Practice : Service, Personal Responsibility, and Representing What Is Good about America.