Routledge Revivals: Defence Industries (1988): A Global Perspective, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Routledge Revivals: Defence Industries (1988)

A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

By Daniel Todd

Routledge

326 pages

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Originally published in 1989 Defence Industries presents a worldwide survey of defence industries. It argues that modern weapon systems and electronic warfare have led to the transition of the military-industrial enterprise into a multifaceted entity where electronics production is the key. It analyses the extent of defence industries, showing that large portions of the aerospace, shipbuilding, motor vehicle and electronics industries are devoted to defence and discusses where the defence industries are located. It examines the differences in government policies, contrasting the superpowers, with newly industrialised countries.

Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements 1. Arms Spending and Defence Industries 2. Empirical Dimensions of the Arms Economy 3. The Conception of the MIE 4. The Evolution of the Traditional MIE 5. The Modern MIE 6. The Emergent MIE 7. Conclusions Glossary References Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS070050
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Manufacturing Industries