The Political Economy of Military Spending in the United States: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Political Economy of Military Spending in the United States

1st Edition

Edited by Alex Mintz

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352 pages

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Description

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General