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Corporate warriors : the rise of the privatized military industry

Author: Peter W Singer
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Some have claimed that'War is too important to be left to the generals, 'but P. W. Singer asks'What about the business executives?'Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter W Singer
ISBN: 0801489156 9780801489150 0801441145 9780801441141
OCLC Number: 254133528
Awards: Winner of Cowinner of the 2004 Gladys M. Kammerer Award (Ame.
Description: XI, 330 Seiten.
Contents: PART I. THE RISE1. An Era of Corporate Warriors?2. Privatized Military History3. The Privatized Military Industry Distinguished4. Why Security Has Been PrivatizedPART II. ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION5. The Global Industry of Military Services6. The Privatized Military Industry Classified7. The Military Provider Firm: Executive Outcomes8. The Military Consultant Firm: MPRI9. The Military Support Firm: Brown & RootPART III. IMPLICATIONS10. Contractual Dilemmas11. Market Dynamism and Global Disruptions12. Private Firms and the Civil-Military Balance13. Public Ends, Private Military Means?14. Morality and the Privatized Military Firm15. ConclusionsPOSTSCRIPTThe Lessons of IraqAppendix I. PMFs on the WebAppendix 2. PMF ContractNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: P.W. Singer.

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