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The emerging American garrison state

Author: Milton J Esman
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Series: Palgrave pivot.
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This book describes and analyzes the emergence of the American global empire and the role of the garrison state in protecting the threatened homeland and defending the declining imperium. The constitutional structure of the American federal government is no longer providing responsible and effective governance. To overcome the current paralysis in government, to resume effective management of its crippled economy  Read more...
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Esman, Milton J.
Emerging American Garrison State.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Milton J Esman
ISBN: 9781137093653 113709365X
OCLC Number: 818226528
Notes: Milton Esman is the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies and professor of Government, Emeritus, at Cornell, USA. His research and publications have focused on public administration in developing countries and the politics and conflicts involved in ethnic pluralism. He is the author of 10 published books and of numerous articles in refereed jornals and of chapters in edited books. A long time student of trends in American government, he has published several works on American politics
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What is a Garrison State The American Imperium, What is it? Historical Antecedents Origins and Consolidation of the Imperium The Shock of 9/11 and its Consequences The Five Dimensions of the American Garrison State The Autonomous Commander in Chief The Threat to Civil Liberties American Demographics and the Garrison State The Garrison State and America's Future
Description: 1 online resource (110 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1 What Is a Garrison State?; 2 Historical Antecedents; 3 Origins and Consolidation of the Imperium; 4 The Shock of 9/11 and Its Consequences; 5 The Five Dimensions of the American Garrison State; 6 The Autonomous Commander-in-Chief; 7 The Threat to Civil Liberties; 8 American Demographics and the Garrison State; 9 The Garrison State and America's Future; Selected Readings; Index.
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