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Speaking from a sociologist point of view, the reason for the apparent imbalanced representation in the military is because the draft no longer takes place and the ones that are now enlisting are either wanting money for an education, or possibly wanting to escape from the horrific economic status or their immediate environment. Also, it could be the subconscious way of making a decision as well to become an American, and there is no better way to do that then to fight for America. We also might be looking for something else in life and
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Unformatted text preview: finding it by joining the military. Although there are minoritys in the military, there are many different races including whites, however it is Americans that are willing to enlist I our military. For the most part though, I would have to say people enlist to get out of their unfortunate environment, to earn money where they could not do in their prior situation, learn skills for their future outside of the military and to receive money for an education....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course SOC 120 AAAA0OHHG4 taught by Professor Lyndacable during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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