The Economics of Defence Spending

The Economics of Defence Spending : An International Survey

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First published in 1990, this is an authoritative account of defence spending and policy in both developing and developed countries. The book provides case-studies and comparitive materiel for policy-makers, civil servants, and military staffs throughout hte world. It will also be of great use to students of economics, politics, international relations, and policy more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 22mm | 498.95g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0415615453
  • 9780415615457
  • 1,139,244

About Keith Hartley

University of York, UKshow more

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. United States defence expenditures: trends and analysis 3. The political economy of military effort in the Warsaw Treaty Organization 4. Defence spending in the United Kingdom 5. Defence spending in France: the price of independence 6. West German demand for defence spending 7. Sweedish military expenditures and armed neutrality 8. Defence spending in Israel 9. Military security and the economy: defence expenditure in India and Pakistan 10. Military expenditures in Argentina, Chile and Peru 11. Japan's defence spendingshow more