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What have we done : the moral injury of our longest wars

Wood, David Bowne (author.).

Summary: Most Americans are now familiar with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and its prevalence among troops. In this groundbreaking new book, David Wood examines the far more pervasive yet less understood experience of those we send to war: moral injury, the violation of our fundamental values of right and wrong that so often occurs in the impossible moral dilemmas of modern conflict. It is a call to listen intently to our newest generation of veterans, and to ponder the inevitable human costs of putting American "boots on the ground" as new wars approach, --

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  • ISBN: 0316264156
  • ISBN: 9780316264150
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 291 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The baptismal font -- It's wrong, but you have no choice -- Regardless of the cost -- The rules: made to be broken -- A friend was liquefied -- Just war -- Trotting heart, shell shock, moral injury -- Grief is a combat injury -- It's really about killing -- Vulnerable -- Betrayed -- War crime -- Atheists in the foxholes -- Home -- The touchy-feely tough guys -- Listen.
Subject: War Moral and ethical aspects United States
Veterans Mental health United States
Military ethics United States
War Psychological aspects
Veteran reintegration

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