Description/Abstract

This brief summarizes a scholarly article of the same name. It reviews research which establishes that military service correlates with individual pursuance of higher education and provides evidence and implications for community colleges to recognize these outcomes.

Original Citation

Wang, L., Elder, G. H., Jr, & Spence, N. J. (2012). Status Configurations, Military Service and Higher Education. Social forces; a scientific medium of social study and interpretation, 91(2), 397–422. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sos174

Document Type

Brief

Disciplines

Military and Veterans Studies

Extent

2 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

Educational benefit, Military service, Socioeconomic status, Social mobility

Subject

Socioeconomic status; Soldiers

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

2-14-2014

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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