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.
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
Military and Veterans Studies
Educational benefit, Military service, Socioeconomic status, Social mobility
Socioeconomic status; Soldiers
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "Status Configurations, Military Service and Higher Education"" (2014). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 213.
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