Findings is a new, regular column contribution appearing in the magazine, Anthropology Now. Each column highlights emerging anthropological research through a series of short reviews co-authored and co-edited by a diverse student collective from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The website is happy to be able to offer a sample of this column appearing in the new Fall issue #2 of Anthropology Now. Click on the ‘Read more’ link below to begin reading!
As many as 40 percent of combat veterans returning from Iraq are crippled from psychological problems. A growing number of anti-war veterans acknowledge the toll of post-traumatic stress, but refuse to let their suffering be claimed as a disorder. Instead, they see the trauma as the natural reaction to the acts of war.