Gender Equality and Civilian Control in U.S. Military

We will study a 2019 federal court decision, finding it unconstitutional to require men, but not women, to register for the military draft at age 18. If women were included in the military on the same basis as men, they would enjoy substantial economic and social benefits. We will discuss abandoning the current all-volunteer military in order to re-establish greater civilian and political control over the exercise of military force by the US around the world. Finally, we will consider the adoption of mandatory national service, either military or non-military, to help reduce the current economic equality gap, bringing job training to all young adults in our towns and cities.

Academic Units
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CEUs
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Section Number
193SNR212
Instruction Method
Classroom

Location

Galileo Building

1909 Galileo Court, Davis, CA, 95616

Galileo Building

Galileo Building 1909 Galileo Court, Davis, CA, 95616

Enrollment Policies

There will be no service charge for withdrawal requests prior to the beginning of the winter quarter. As of January 3, 2019, all withdrawal requests are subject to a $20 processing fee, or the member may request a credit to their student account to be used before the end of the academic year. All fees being held at the conclusion of the academic year will be forfeited.

OLLI EXCURSION COURSE FEES are no longer refundable once you have enrolled, unless your vacancy can be filled by someone on the wait list. A $20 service fee will apply.