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Buildup: The Politics of Defense in the Reagan Era

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The eight-year Reagan presidency not only initiated the largest peacetime military buildup in American history, but also altered traditional partisan alignments and revised the policy agenda of the welfare state. In his insightful book, Daniel Wirls clarifies the relationship between defense policy and domestic policy during this period of significant political change when he examines three defense policies, the political coalitions behind them, and their interactions.
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Overview

The eight-year Reagan presidency not only initiated the largest peacetime military buildup in American history, but also altered traditional partisan alignments and revised the policy agenda of the welfare state. In his insightful book, Daniel Wirls clarifies the relationship between defense policy and domestic policy during this period of significant political change when he examines three defense policies, the political coalitions behind them, and their interactions.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780801424427
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publication date: 1/4/1992
  • Pages: 247
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Table of Contents

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Acknowledgments
Introduction Defense Policy and Domestic Politics 1
1 Continuity and Change in Cold War Politics 11
2 Military Policy and the Reagan Revolution 31
3 The Rise of the Nuclear Weapons Peace Movement 56
4 The Origins of Military Reform 79
5 The Nuclear Freeze Campaign and the Democratic Party 102
6 The Strategic Defense Initiative 133
7 Congressional Procurement Reform 169
8 From Buildup to Build-down 198
Bibliography 227
Index 241
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