Military economics

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By Statement Ron P. Smith.
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Description "Military power needs to be financed and economic development is often shaped by military conflict, thus the interaction of military and economy, power and money is central to the modern world. This book provides an accessible introduction to the economics of the use of organised force, with a wide range of historical and current examples"--Provided by publisher.
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Subjects Defense industries
Military policy -- Economic aspects
Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures
Subtitle the interaction of power and money
Table Of Contents Machine generated contents note: INTRODUCTION * Economics * The Military * Values * Facts * Theories * POWER AND MONEY * Producing Security * Militarism * Economic Concepts * Uncertainty * Economic-Security interactions * SECURITY: ARE WE SAFE? * Individual Security * National Security *Global Security * War * Oil * Arms Races and Arms Control * MILITARY SPENDING: HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH? * Measures of military Expenditure * Motives for arming * Economic Functions of US military spending * Hard Choices: UK and France * An arms race: India and Pakistan * Military Prices * Military Balance Sheets * FORCE ACQUISITION I, DEMAND: THE BIGGEST BANG FOR A BUCK? * Labour * Weapons Procurement * Technology * FORCE ACQUISITION II, SUPPLY: THE MERCHANTS OF DEATH? * The Arms Industry * Evolution of the arms trade * Regulation * MILITARY CAPABILITY: HOW TO WIN? * Force employment* Morale * Logistics * Peacekeeping * ECONOMIC CHOICES: SWORDS OR PLOWSHARES? * Budget Constraints * Economic Effects * Technological Spin-off * Economic Warfare * UNDERSTANDING MILITARY ECONOMICS * Acknowledgements, Abbreviations, References, Index INTRODUCTION * Economics * The Military * Values * Facts * Theories * POWER AND MONEY * Producing Security * Militarism * Economic Concepts * Uncertainty * Economic-Security interactions * SECURITY: ARE WE SAFE? * Individual Security * National Security *Global Security * War * Oil * Arms Races and Arms Control * MILITARY SPENDING: HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH? * Measures of military Expenditure * Motives for arming * Economic Functions of US military spending * Hard Choices: UK and France * An arms race: India and Pakistan * Military Prices * Military Balance Sheets * FORCE ACQUISITION I, DEMAND: THE BIGGEST BANG FOR A BUCK? * Labour * Weapons Procurement * Technology * FORCE ACQUISITION II, SUPPLY: THE MERCHANTS OF DEATH? * The Arms Industry * Evolution of the arms trade * Regulation * MILITARY CAPABILITY: HOW TO WIN? * Force employment* Morale * Logistics * Peacekeeping * ECONOMIC CHOICES: SWORDS OR PLOWSHARES? * Budget Constraints * Economic Effects * Technological Spin-off * Economic Warfare * UNDERSTANDING MILITARY ECONOMICS * Acknowledgements, Abbreviations, References, Index.
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Military economics
Authors Ron Smith
Ron Smith (Ph. D.)
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Categories Business & Economics
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Description "Military power needs to be financed and economic development is often shaped by military conflict, thus the interaction of military and economy, power and money is central to the modern world. This book provides an accessible introduction to the economic
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Page Count 194
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Published Date 2009-12-15
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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Subtitle the interaction of power and money
Title Military economics
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