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Soldiers on International Missions: There and Back Again

by Stephanie Vincent Lyk-Jensen and Peder J. Pedersen Emerald Publishing Limited
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This book investigates how the lives of soldiers deployed on international missions are affected during deployment and after returning home to family, work, and civilian life. Analyses are based on unique longitudinal data, comprehensive and deep interviews, making it possible to follow the impact of deployment on a broad range of life outcomes.

Chapter 1. Summary of Contents

Chapter 2. Overview of Data and Methods

Chapter 3. Soldiers Before and During Deployments

Chapter 4. Returning Home from an International Military Mission: An Investigation Based on Qualitative Interviews

Chapter 5. Mission Experiences and Subsequent Careers: Survey-Based Analyses

Chapter 6. Homecoming Soldiers: A 'Before-And-After' Analysis of Motivations, Financial Situation, and Criminality

Chapter 7. Soldiers on International Missions: Mental Health Profile Before and After Deployment

Chapter 8. Perspectives

St├ęphanie Vincent Lyk-Jensen is Senior Researcher at VIVE - The Danish Center for Social Science Research, Denmark.
Peder J. Pedersen is Professor Emeritus at Aarhus University, Denmark. Currently he is consultant at VIVE - The Danish Center for Social Science Research and Research Fellow at IZA, the Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.