ISBN-10:
041532291X
ISBN-13:
9780415322911
Pub. Date:
11/11/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
From Defense to Development?: International Perspectives on Realizing the Peace Dividend / Edition 1

From Defense to Development?: International Perspectives on Realizing the Peace Dividend / Edition 1

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Overview

This impressive book tracks the progress of twelve countries on five continents in moving resources from defense to civilian activity in the 1990's. Based on intensive field research, thanks to its truly international array of contributors, the book addresses each country with an impressive standard of scholarship. This accessible book is written in non-technical language and will be of great use and interest to academics involved with defense economics, defense studies and development studies. It will also prove popular with international development organizations, the defense industry and policy-makers around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415322911
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/11/2003
Series: Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics Series , #7
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Ann Markusen is an economist, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and Director of the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA. Sean DiGiovanna is Assistant Professor in Urban Studies at Rutgers University, USA. Michael C. Leary is at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.

Table of Contents

1. From Defence to Development? Ann Markusen and Sean DiGiovanna
2. Post Cold War Conversion: Gains, Losses and Hidden Changes in the US Economy Michael Oden, Laura Wolf-Powers, and Ann Markusen
3. Spanish Defense Industrial Restructuring in the Post-Cold War Decade Antonia Casellas
4. The Polish Defense Industry: REstructuring in the Midst of Economic Transition Marla Nelson
5. The Dismantling of the Argentine Defense Industry Graziellla Cavicchia
6. Diversification and Niche Market Exporting: The Restructuring of Israel's Defense Industry in the Post-Cold War Era avid Lewis
7. Defense Conversion in South Africa: A Lost Opportunity Soraya Goga
8. Diversification of Defense Based Industries in India Sudha Maheshwari
9. Defense Conversion in China: an Economic Review Shaolin Chen
10. The South Korean Defense Industry in the Post Cold War Era Yong-Sook Lee and Ann Markusen

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