Congress and the Distributive Politics of Military Procurement Spending

Congress and the Distributive Politics of Military Procurement Spending

by Barry S. Rundquist, Thomas M. Carsey
     
 

ISBN-10: 080613402X

ISBN-13: 9780806134024

Pub. Date: 05/15/2002

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Since World War II, the U.S. government has spent more than $10 trillion on defense. Although everyone in the United States must pay taxes supporting defense contracts, ten states have obtained 75 percent of all defense contracts and expenditures. In Congress and Defense Spending , Barry S. Rundquist and Thomas M. Carsey examine how the distribution of

Overview

Since World War II, the U.S. government has spent more than $10 trillion on defense. Although everyone in the United States must pay taxes supporting defense contracts, ten states have obtained 75 percent of all defense contracts and expenditures. In Congress and Defense Spending , Barry S. Rundquist and Thomas M. Carsey examine how the distribution of defense contracts is influenced by the interaction of state and local economies with the organization of Congress and how previous state representation on defense committees has affected current committee representation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806134024
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
05/15/2002
Series:
Congressional Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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