Social Adaptation as a Social Process in the Adaptation of Military Personnel
Journal of Economic Geography, 2017
25 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Date Written: November 2017
This article reviews the social adaptation of the military as a social process. There is an overview of adaptation concepts adopted in science and practice. There is an attempt to classify the types of adaptation based on the nature of the interaction, the type of adaptive environments, adaptive environment structural components and based on the psychological content. Social adaptation process is presented in the following major stages: preparatory stage, stage of psychological tension before discharge; stage of acute mental reactions to entry into "civilian life"; stage of acute mental reactions to exit out of "military life" and stage of re-adaptation.
Keywords: social work, social management, social adaptation of military
JEL Classification: H55,H56
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