Military Industrialization and Economic Development: Theory and Historical Case Studies

Military Industrialization and Economic Development: Theory and Historical Case Studies

by Raimo Vayryen

ISBN-10: 1855212862

ISBN-13: 9781855212862

Pub. Date: 07/01/1992

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
Unidir Series
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 7.09(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Science, Technology and the Arms Race1
Technology: Civilian and Military1
Linkages Between Civilian and Military Technologies7
International Structure and Technology11
Organizations, Technology and the Arms Race15
Technology and Economic Dynamics17
Security, Power and Development23
The Structure of the Study28
Ch. 2Military Production and the Rise of Japan31
The Meiji Restoration31
Industrial Development34
The Japanese Military36
Military Industry40
Ch. 3Military Production and British Decline47
The Decline of Britain47
Military Strategy and Industry51
Britain's International Position55
Military Production and Spin-offs57
Ch. 4Military Production and the US Decline63
Is the United States Declining?63
Military R&D67
Military Roots of the Economic Decline68
The Semiconductor Industry73
Concluding Remarks78
Ch. 5Brazil: Military Industrialization and Technological Autonomy83
History of Military Industry83
Autonomy and Dependence87
The Doctrine of Security and Development87
The Arms Manufacturers89
Military Industry: A National Objective93
Arms Exports97
Military Technology and Development98
Ch. 6Conclusions101
UNIDIR Publications118

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