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Military Brats

Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress

by Mary Edwards Wertsch

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Aletheia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9405634M
    ISBN 100963926039
    ISBN 109780963926036
    OCLC/WorldCa37927511

    In this realistic snapshot of military family life, tight-knit siblings Tom (12), Charlotte (10), and Rosie (6) are proud army brats, accustomed to moving from place to place, but Fort Patrick will be. Singer/songwriter and Air Force brat Kris Kristofferson leads us through the heart of their experiences, sharing intimate memories with fellow BRATS, including General Norman Schwarzkopf and author Mary Edwards Wertsch, whose ground-breaking book, Military Brats: Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress, was one of the seminal inspirations for.

      Mary Edwards Wertsch whose groundbreaking, book, Military Brats: Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress, is the definitive work on the subject is the official biographer of the military brat. I only came upon her work recently and her book gave me lots of food for s:   The Emmy award-winning news anchor of Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner and co-host of the talk show Outnumbered has a new book to share. The book, she has titled '9 Rules of Engagement: A military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success” has described several aspects of her upbringing. She has included the lessons she learned growing up in a military Author: Reshma Maharjan.

    The film is narrated by Air Force Brat and Singer/Songwriter Kris Kristofferson, and features Army brats General H. Norman Schwarzkopf and Author Mary Edwards Wertsch, who wrote the ground-breaking non-fiction book that helped define the Military Brat Subculture and identity, Military Brats: Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress.   The book they wrote together was originally titled “The Little Brats.” They sent drafts to officers and enlisted personnel, to children, to nonprofits that work with military families.


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Wertsch uses to refer to the military establishment. Mary Edwards Wertsch (born Mary Brightwell Edwards on J ) is an author, journalist, independent publisher, and expert on the subculture of American military brats. [citation needed] She wrote the book Military Brats: Legacies of Childhood Inside the book is considered the seminal piece of literature dealing with the effects of growing up as a military brat.

British military children were called both “British Regiment Attached Travelers” and “barrack rats,” which could’ve been shortened to brats. Poets referred to military children as brats as far back as Some think it just means “a child.” Others have come up with creative acronyms like “Bold Responsible Adaptable Tolerant.

Military Brats Name: Date: The book Military Brats written by the author Mary Edwards Wertsch is a ground breaking book based on a newly found cultural identity that still continues to grow.

A startling, groundbreaking exploration, Military Brats is the first book to analyze what it means to grow up in the military. Based on five years of research, this book probes the consequences—both positive and negative—of being raised in a family characterized by rigid discipline, nomadic rootlessness, dedication to military mission, and the threat of war and.

5 Reasons Why Military Brats Are So Resilient Some of these reasons will resonate with you and some might be ones that you hadn’t thought about until I mentioned them. Either way, it is good to recognize these in our military kids and be aware of how important they are in their lives (as well as ours).

The percentage of adults > 50 years old who have an immediate family member who served in the military is 77%; the percentage of those aged 30 to 49 years is 57%; and aged. Military brats are the children and teenagers of active-duty military personnel, often identifying themselves as part of a distinct subculture of military children and teenagers.

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