Editorial on the JROTC Cadet

March 2000
Education;Spring2000, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p402
Academic Journal
Discusses the role of military uniforms in the lives of the United States Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program, which exists at universities and certain secondary schools. Difference between denotative and connotative meanings of the military uniform; Representation of patriotism; Cadet's hyperbolic position as an actor in costume; Expense of the uniforms and of the ROTC program in general; Responsibility assumed by the donning of the uniform.


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