Accession Number : ADA324799

Title :   An In-Depth Study of Military Propensity: Follow-Up Interviews with 1995 Youth Attitude Tracking Study Respondents.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WESTAT INC ROCKVILLE MD

Personal Author(s) : Berkowitz, Susan G. ; Perry, Shelley ; Giambo, Pamela ; Wilson, Michael J.

PDF Url : ADA324799

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 170

Abstract : This report presents findings from 120 in-depth qualitative interviews conducted in 1996 with young males as part of the Youth Attitude Tracking Study (YATS). The indepth interviews were designed to explore youth career plans and enlistment propensity in more detail than permitted in the annual YATS survey. Through the administration of a 45-minute telephone interview, interviewers were able to probe into reasons and circumstances shaping youth career plans, enlistment propensity, and images of military life.

Descriptors :   *DECISION MAKING, *CAREERS, *ATTITUDE(INCLINATION), MILITARY PERSONNEL, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), REASONING, RECRUITING, MALES, MILITARY PLANNING, PERCEPTION(PSYCHOLOGY), INTERVIEWING, YOUTH.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE