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The Pentagon and the cities

Author: Andrew Kirby
Publisher: Newbury Park, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©1991.
Series: Urban affairs annual reviews, v. 40.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume focuses on the profound impact of defence spending on those local and regional economies that have become dependent upon defence contracts. Contributors discuss the historic role of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pentagon and the cities.
Newbury Park, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©1991
(OCoLC)647246640
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kirby
ISBN: 0803938454 9780803938458 0803938462 9780803938465
OCLC Number: 223245433
Description: x, 207 pages : illustrations maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Pentagon versus the cities? / Andrew Kirby --
Development theory and the military industrial firm / Nancy Ettlinger --
The Pentagon and the gunbelt / Peter Hall and Ann R. Markusen --
Living by the sword and dying by the sword? Defense spending and New England's economy in retrospect / Richard Barff --
Military spending in free enterprise cities: the military- industrial complex in Houson and Las Vegas / Robert E. Parker and Joe R. Feagin --
Indigenous homeland and the security requirements of western nation-states: Innu opposition to military flight training in eastern Québec and Labrador / Peter Armitage --
The legacy of the Pentagon: the myth of the peace dividend / Gerald Jacob --
Escaping the conceptual box: ideological and economic conversion / Marvin Waterstone and Andrew Kirby --
Epilogue: the Pentagon, the cities, and beyond / Marvin Waterstone.
Series Title: Urban affairs annual reviews, v. 40.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Martin Kirby.

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