Melissa Murray, When War Is Work: The G.I. Bill, Citizenship, and the Civic Generation, 96 Cal. L. Rev. 967 (2008)
The article discusses the impact of the G.I. Bill towards its beneficiaries and after the World War II in the U.S. The bill offers education, training and loans for returning veterans for home ownership and start a business. The author expresses that the bill has created opportunities for civic reinvigoration and reengagement in the postwar period. G.I is characterized as the law which modernized the country because it fosters social mobility, democratization of elite institutions and active and engaged citizenry.