Chapter1: Australia: Psychs, Suits and Mess Committees on Steroids: The Changing Terrain of Service Transition in Australia.
Chapter2: Canada: The Re-emergence of Veteran Issues in Canada: State Retrenchment and Gendered Veteran Advocacy.
Chapter3: Croatia: Victims of Transition? The Role of Homeland War Veterans in Public Discourse in Croatia.
Chapter4: Estonia: Estonian Veterans in Transition.
Chapter5: Netherlands: Veterans' Transition to Dutch Society.
Chapter6: Nigeria: Nigerian Veterans: Nationalists or Villains?.
Chapter7: United Kingdom: The Violent Military Veteran Offender in the Criminal Justice System: Desisting from Crime or Desisting from Military Experience?.
Chapter8: United States of America: 'Combatting' Self-Harm and Suicide in the US Military and After: Culture, Military Labor and No-Harm Contracts.
Chapter9: Editors' Conclusion
Dr Paul Taylor is Head of the Department of Social and Political Science at the University of Chester and a Senior Lecturer in Criminology. Paul has researched and published in areas of mental health, criminal justice and social policy. A substantial portion of Paul's scholarly interest lies in areas of occupational culture and working lives, in particular public service/defence occupations such as healthcare, policing and the military. Dr Emma Murray is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. Emma is the Project Lead of the 'Reimagining Conflict: Pedagogy, Policy and the Arts' site and international research group. Emma has published extensively on the lived experience of the veteran (in particular in the context of their contact with the criminal justice system), and conceptually as a key subject in discourses of war and security. Dr Katherine Albertson is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Katherine has worked on a number of funded research projects with military veterans including an investigation into the potential relationships between identity transition, offending and substance misuse, through the desistance and recovery narratives of ex-military service participants engaging in recovery support services. Further, Katherine is leading a funded study that evaluates current addiction services for military veterans.