Military Development In Africa: The Political And Economic Risks Of Arms Transfers, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Military Development In Africa

The Political And Economic Risks Of Arms Transfers, 1st Edition

By Bruce E. Arlinghaus

Routledge

152 pages

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Description

This book evaluates conflicting assessments of the costs and benefits of military development from the perspective that it would be best for African nations to allocate resources for defense on the basis of socioeconomic considerations as well as their military and political goals.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Meaning of Military Development 2. Military Development in an African Context 3. Sources and Scope of African Arms Transfers 4. The Political Economy of New Conventional Weapons 5. Arms Transfers, Technology Absorption, and Human Resources 6. Appropriate Military Technology and African Self-Reliance 7. Conclusions and Policy Implications

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies