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The wages of peace : disarmament in a small industrialized economy

Author: Nils Petter Gleditsch; Ådne Cappelen; Olav Bjerkholt
Publisher: Oslo : PRIO ; London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 1994.
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With the end of the Cold War, many nations have set about cutting their military spending, and visions of a large 'peace dividend' have emerged. Yet, even today, the arms race remains one of the major projects of humankind, and one of the most unproductive. This book charts a middle course between extravagant claims about the improvements in welfare, development and the environment to be funded by the peace  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gleditsch, Nils Petter, 1942-
Wages of peace.
Oslo : PRIO ; London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 1994
(OCoLC)654127192
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nils Petter Gleditsch; Ådne Cappelen; Olav Bjerkholt
ISBN: 0803977506 9780803977501
OCLC Number: 31972467
Description: viii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Burden of ArmsThe Economics of Military SpendingThe Norwegian Military SectorNational ConversionGlobal ConversionLocal ConversionDefense Without Threat?
Responsibility: Nils Petter Gleditsch, Ådne Cappelen, and Olav Bjerkholt.
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Charts a middle course between the extravagant claims about the improvements in welfare and development to be funded by the peace dividend, and the dire assessments of how militarized economies would  Read more...

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