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The Political Economy of Military Spending in the United States

Edited By Alex Mintz Copyright 1993
    352 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This is a timely collection of essays utilizing the political economy approach to military spending, primarily by the United States.

    The articles deal specifically with the relationships between defense spending and:

    (a) political-business cycles, public opinion and the US-Soviet relationship;

    (b) military action - i.e. war;

    (c) economic performance - the trade deficit, guns versus butter issues and fiscal policy.