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Captives of the Cold War economy : the struggle for defense conversion in American communities

Author: John J Accordino
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how economic and political interests have kept America from converting to a peacetime economy.

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In 1989 the Cold War ended, but America's Cold War economy did not end with it. Accordino examines how economic interests and powerful political forces in the federal government and in communities have kept the country from converting to a peacetime economy, and he identifies groups and interests that are working to make a peace economy possible in the United States.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Accordino, John J.
Captives of the Cold War economy.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2000
(OCoLC)654842681
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Accordino
ISBN: 0275965619 9780275965617
OCLC Number: 42976877
Description: xvi, 205 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 National Context: Defense Spending and Conversion Policy in the 1990s 1 --
Chapter 2 Community Context: Development Interests and Economic Dependency 25 --
Chapter 3 Military Metropolis: Boosters, Bases, and Shipbuilding in Hampton Roads 43 --
Chapter 4 New Face of Defense: Systems Engineers and Bureaucrats in Northern Virginia 73 --
Chapter 5 Rural Areas and Small Cities: Dependency, Adjustment, and Conversion 101 --
Chapter 6 State Politics of Defense Restructuring: Adjustment and Resistance 131 --
Chapter 7 Conversion Advocacy in Other States and Localities 147 --
Chapter 8 Transforming the Politics of Defense Conversion 167.
Responsibility: John J. Accordino.

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This work examines how economic and political interests have kept America from developing a peacetime economy. It argues that the "iron triangle" of the Pentagon, defence contractors and a  Read more...

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