Captives Of The Cold War Economy

Captives Of The Cold War Economy

by John J. Accordino


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275965617
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/30/2000
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1570L (what's this?)

About the Author

JOHN J. ACCORDINO is Associate Professor of Economic Development Policy and Planning in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Virginia Commonwealth University./e Among his earlier publications are The United States in the Global Economy: Challenges and Policy Choices and Community-Based Development: An Idea Whose Time has Come. He is a past chair of the American Planning Association's Economic Development Division.

Table of Contents


The National Context: Defense Spending and Conversion Policy in the 1990s

The Community Context: Development Interests and Economic Dependency

The Military Metropolis: Boosters, Bases, and Shipbuilding in Hampton Roads

The New Face of Defense: Systems Engineers, Bureaucrats in Suburban and Northern Virginia

Rural Areas and Small Cities: Dependency, Adjustment, and Conversion

The State Politics of Defense Restructuring: Adjustment and Resistance

Conversion Advocacy in Other States and Localities

Transforming the Politics of Defense Conversion

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