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What Factors Affect the Military Enlistment of Hispanic Youth?
Beth J. Asch
January 30, 2005
by Rand Corporation
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||73|
College, Jobs, or the Military? Enlistment During a Time of War n Meredith A. Kleykamp, Princeton University Objective. This article questions what factors are associated with joining the military after high school rather than attending college, joining the civilian labor force, or doing some other activity. join the military. Previous studies on youth enlistment in the military do not address in-depth the question of why they enlist or their motivating factors. Interviews via face-to-face, over the phone or via Skype, were conducted with 9 participants between the ages of years who were high school graduates or GED holders who enlisted within 2.
Jewish Culture and the American Military. These factors could adversely affect the ability of some Hispanic youth to meet service enlistment standards. RAND's project "Hispanic Youth in the. As an example of this attitude, it was pointed out that in a "December poll of American youth ages 18 to 24 conducted by the Department of Defense, percent of Hispanic respondents stated they were probably or definitely going to join the military, compared with percent of black respondents and percent of white respondents.
"Hispanic young adults are very responsive to incentives, particularly educational benefits, for example, as well as military pay, and both have increased substantially over the last seven and. Background. Ever since the end of the draft in , the U.S. military has been reliant on labor market dynamics and the enlistment of relatively disadvantaged young people (Korb and Segal ; Segal ).This shift to an all-volunteer force has raised questions about the circumstances and characteristics of young people that are associated with by:
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These factors could adversely affect the ability of some Hispanic youth to meet service enlistment standards. The RAND Corporation project “Hispanic Youth in the United States and the Factors Affecting Their Enlistment” is conducting an analysis of the factors that lead to the underrepresentation of Hispanic youth in the by: 2.
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Department of Defense.;] -- An ongoing concern of Congress, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and the armed services is the social representation of the military, particularly of active duty accessions.
Book Description: Although polls of Hispanic youth show a strong propensity to serve in the military, Hispanics are nonetheless underrepresented among military recruits. The authors discuss the major characteristics that disproportionately disqualify Hispanic youth and explore actions that could be taken to increase Hispanic enlistments.
Hispanic youth may face greater challenges in meeting one or more of the military’s enlistment standards. The services screen applicants in terms of education, aptitude, health, moral character, and other factors. Insofar as Hispanic youth diﬀer from other groups in terms of.
These factors, to the extent they are present in the Hispanic population, could adversely aﬀect the services’ ability to meet their enlistment standards. Our project, “Hispanic Youth in the U.S. and the Factors Aﬀecting Their Enlistment,” analyzed the factors that lead to the underrepresentation of Hispanic youth among military.
These factors could adversely affect the ability of some Hispanic youth to meet service enlistment standards. Our project “Hispanic Youth in the United States and the Factors Affecting Their Enlistment” is conducting an analysis of the factors that lead to the underrepresentation of Hispanic youth in the military.
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Asch, Christopher Buck, Jacob Alex Klerman, Meredith Kleykamp, and David S. Loughran, What Factors Affect the Military Enlistment of Hispanic Youth.
A Look at Enlistment Qualifications, Documented Briefing (Santa Monica, CA: RAND, National Defense Cited by: Hispanics in the Military Ma Introduction The war in Iraq has again raised questions about the level of Hispanic representation in the U.S. military.
This fact sheet presents several means to assess that issue. The simplest method for determining whether a given racial or ethnic group is under or overrepresented in aFile Size: KB.
What Factors Affect the Military Enlistment of Hispanic Youth. A Look at Enlistment Qualifications. Hispanics are a growing segment of the youth population yet have been underrepresented historically in military accessions.
This documented briefing summarizes early results of RAND analysis of possible factors leading to this underrepresentation. The discussion of military requirements in Chapter 2 distinguished two different aspects of manpower requirements, one having to do with the quantity of personnel and the other related to the qualifications of personnel (sometimes abbreviated “quality” by the military services).
While force structure dictates the number of people needed to fill military units, the qualifications of those. There is a large number of hypothesized causes for the military’s recruiting difficulties of the past several years, as well as a similar set of hypotheses about potential effects on recruiting effectiveness in the goal in this report is to identify and examine a wide variety of such potential causal factors.
Some factors are potentially within the control of decision makers (e.g. An implicit goal of Congress, the Department of Defense, and the armed services is that diversity in the armed services should approximate diversity in the general population.
A key aspect of that diversity is the representation of Hispanics. Although polls of Hispanic youth show a strong propensity to serve in the military, Hispanics are nevertheless underrepresented among military by: Assessing Fitness for Military Enlistment examines the current physical, medical, and mental health standards for military enlistment in light of (1) trends in the physical condition of the youth population; (2) medical advances for treating certain conditions, as well as knowledge of the typical course of chronic conditions as young people.
Military enlistment of Hispanic youth: Although polls of Hispanic youth show a strong propensity to serve in the military, Hispanics are nonetheless underrepresented among military recruits. Ensuring language capability in the intelligence community: what factors affect the best mix of military, civilians.
Recruitment to the armed forces is constrained by the broader social environment in which young people grow up.A key part of that environment is the demography of the youth population, which changes substantially over time as a result of long-term trends in fertility and the.
Parental attitudes significantly affect military enlistment along with their children's enlistment propensity, which in turn is influenced by youth perceptions of parental attitudes (Legree et al.
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Asch. RAND Corporation | RAND. Military Support for Youth Development: An Exploratory Analysis What Factors Affect the Military Enlistment of Hispanic Youth? A Look at.For instance, military propensity has been seen as the main predictor of military enlistment and the demographic, educational and family factors influenced enlistment indirectly via propensity.