Accession Number : ADP003331

Title :   Young Germans between Compulsory Military Service and Conscientious Objection,

Corporate Author : GERMAN ARMED FORCES PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES RESEARCH INST BONN (GERMANY F R)

Personal Author(s) : Ebenrett,H. J.

Report Date : APR 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Sample inquiries among young Germans give way to the assumption that the present rate of conscientious objectors will still increase. Most of the potential conscientious objectors originate from educated classes of society and show an emotional affinity to the peace movement. The preparedness of the young people in total to render military service does not seem to be jeopardized; with a further increase of the rate of objectors, however, a sociological imbalance with regard to a just distribution of the defense burdens will be imminent. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Military psychology, *Youth, *Attitudes(Psychology), *Emotions, Military personnel, Military Forces(Foreign), West Germany, Perception(Psychology), Social sciences, Political science, Education, Research management, Data acquisition, Statistical analysis, Mathematical models, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE