From Defender to Offender: British Female Ex-Military Re-Joining Civilian Society

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Abstract

Linda Cooper considers the problems that the ex-military experience when returning to civilian life. She examines the narratives of two female former soldiers who have committed offences, unable to sustain a productive role in the ‘real’ world where individuals have to create their own structures and relationships if they are to take control of their lives.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiscourses we live by: personal and professional narratives of educational and social practices
EditorsHazel Wright, Marianne Hoyen
PublisherCambridge Open Book
Chapter23
Pages501-516
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)978-1-78374-851-8
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jul 2020

Keywords

  • Defender
  • Offender
  • British Military
  • British female
  • Civilian society

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