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 studies.
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 spending