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Author Fleury-Steiner, Benjamin, 1970-

Title Disposable heroes : the betrayal of African-American veterans / Benjamin Fleury-Steiner.

Publication Info. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.86 F618D    Check Shelf
Description vii, 187 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-179) and index.
Contents African-American veterans and the war at home -- The African-American veteran as a social problem -- Joining up -- In the service -- The journey home -- "We thank you for your service" -- Appendix: Veteran's advocacy organizations.
Summary This study traces the role of racial inequalities in African American veterans' live before service, druing active duty, and after military life. The author shares the stories of of thirty veterans from Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and illustrates through their words the ongoing impact of various forms of explicit racial oppression in America.--From publisher description.
Subject African American veterans -- Social conditions.
African American veterans -- Services for.
African American veterans -- Interviews.
ISBN 9781442217850 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
1442217855 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
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