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Combined, the chapters of the volume provide a comprehensive look at the state of the world-wide arms sector. ...
Combined, the chapters of the volume provide a comprehensive look at the state of the world-wide arms sector. The volume begins with a look at global issues, and then reduces its focus to individual countries, beginning in the West and then moving beyond, the United States, the world's leading arms producing state, is analyzed, as are second tier countries, in Europe, South America and Asia. International economic trends, political developments and strategic considerations are linked to provide a comprehensive and policy-relevant analysis of the subject matter at hand.
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|1||Politics and Economics of Defence Industries in a Changing World||1|
|2||The Economics of Defence Conversion||29|
|3||The Post-Cold War American Defence Industry: Options, Policies and Probable Outcomes||51|
|4||Too Small to Vanish, too Large to Flourish: Dilemmas and Practices of Defence Industry Restructuring in West European Countries||71|
|5||UK Defence Industries||95|
|6||Adapting to a Shrinking Market: The Israeli Case||111|
|7||Conversion and Diversion: The Politics of China's Military Industry after Mao||135|
|8||The Military Industries of the Arab World in the 1990s||165|
|9||The Rise and Fall of Arms Industries in Argentina and Brazil||201|