Stock Image

Lack of Ethnic Diversity in the Infantry: Why Are There So Few Black Infantry Officers in the U.S. Army?

Ronald P. Clark

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1249371244 / ISBN 13: 9781249371243
Published by BiblioScholar
New Condition: New Soft cover
From BuySomeBooks (Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 21, 2012

Quantity Available: 20

Buy New
Price: US$ 79.63 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Paperback. 100 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This study investigates the underrepresentation of black infantry officers in the U. S. Army. Blacks currently comprise 11. 3 percent of all active component Army officers. However, only 7. 2 percent of officers in the Infantry career management field are black. The underrepresentation of black officers is not only applicable to the Infantry. The Army officer corps lacks ethnic diversity across the combat arms branches. Black officers constitute 8. 2 percent of combat arms officers; in contrast 16. 5 percent of combat service and combat service support officers are black. The study analyzes the predominant reasons black officers join the Army and select their basic branch. The study examines perceptions of black officers on the impact of the underrepresentation of black infantry officers. The study also provides recommendations for increasing the ethnic diversity in the Infantry officer corps. The goal of the study is to increase the combat readiness of the Army by improving understanding and communication through the development of an Infantry officer corps that is representative of the soldiers they lead. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781249371243

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Lack of Ethnic Diversity in the Infantry: ...

Publisher: BiblioScholar

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

About this title

Synopsis:

This study investigates the underrepresentation of black infantry officers in the U.S. Army. Blacks currently comprise 11.3 percent of all active component Army officers. However, only 7.2 percent of officers in the Infantry career management field are black. The underrepresentation of black officers is not only applicable to the Infantry. The Army officer corps lacks ethnic diversity across the combat arms branches. Black officers constitute 8.2 percent of combat arms officers; in contrast 16.5 percent of combat service and combat service support officers are black. The study analyzes the predominant reasons black officers join the Army and select their basic branch. The study examines perceptions of black officers on the impact of the underrepresentation of black infantry officers. The study also provides recommendations for increasing the ethnic diversity in the Infantry officer corps. The goal of the study is to increase the combat readiness of the Army by improving understanding and communication through the development of an Infantry officer corps that is representative of the soldiers they lead.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

BuySomeBooks is great place to get your books online. With over eight million titles available we're sure to have what you're looking for. Despite having a large selection of new books available for immediate shipment and excellent customer service, people still tell us they prefer us because of our prices.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

BuySomeBooks is operated by Drive-On-In, Inc., a Nevada co...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 1-2 business days. Books are shipped from multiple locations so your order may arrive from Las Vegas,NV, Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, or Commerce,GA.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express