58, Number 1
Medical Student Abuse: A Student's Perspective
by Joyce Holly
Since legislation exists, why aren't medical students
better protected against mistreatment by superiors, physical and
psychological abuse, and the racism and sexism that is a fact of
life for many would-be doctors?
Combating the Crisis in Civil-Military Relations
by Gregory D. Foster
Adultry, sexual harassment, racial conflict, abuse of
authority, negligence, and other malefactions have made the U.S.
military a center of scandal. But these are mere symptoms of a
deeper problem that can only be resolved by the combined effort of
military leaders, politicians, and the public to redefine the
military's role for the postmodern world.
Women and War:
How "Power Over" Politics Silenced U.S. Congresswomen in the Persian
by Adrienne Elizabeth Christiansen
When a nation debates whether to wage war, environmental
and women's issues become low priorities and female politicians
who attempt to raise them aren't taken seriously. But by
challenging the habit of discussing war exclusively in abstract
terms, and by questioning the "power-over" politics that make war
possible, other voices and concerns may finally receive a hearing.
How Great the War
by Scott J. Hemenway
The poetry of a soldier from an earlier generation and an
earlier conflict still resonates with the feelings and experiences
of one sent to war in our own time.
Two American Prisoners of War:
Witness and Victim
by Gordon H. Chang
Yamato Ichihashi, a senior professor at Stanford
University in his sixties, spent three years in an American
internment camp during World War II. His careful recording and
documentation of his experience can help us acquire a more
complete view of U.S. history.
I Cannot Forget
by Ronald Suleski
Ed Weiss, when a soldier in his twenties during World War
II, spent three years in a Japanese POW camp. Today, though he
struggles to understand the human side of his captors, he cannot
forget the senseless suffering they forced him to endure.
NAACP at the Crossroads
by Denton L. Watson
After eighty-eight years, is the NAACP losing its
direction by abandoning its historic mission? A former insider,
perceiving that the civil rights organization is but a shadow of
its distinguished self, lays out a renewed course to restore its