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Corporate warriors : the rise of the privatized military industry

Author: P W Singer
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2004, ©2003.
Series: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Cornell paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P W Singer
ISBN: 0801489156 9780801489150
OCLC Number: 56139052
Notes: Originally published 2003 by Cornell University Press.
Description: xi, 330 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The rise. An era of corporate warriors? ; Privatized military history ; The privatized military industry distinguished ; Why security has been privatized. --
Organization and operation. The global industry of military services ; The privatized military industry classified ; The military provider firm: executive outcomes ; The military consultant firm: MPRI ; The military support firm: Brown & Root. --
Implications. Contractual dilemmas ; Market dynamism and global disruptions ; Private firms and the civil-military balance ; Public ends, private military means? ; Morality and the privatized military firm. --
Conclusions. --
Appendix 1. PMF's on the Web. --
Appendix 2. PMF contract.
Series Title: Cornell studies in security affairs.
Responsibility: P.W. Singer.

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