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Arming the South: The Economics of Military Expenditure, Arms Production and Arms Trade in Developing Countries

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Title: Arming the South: The Economics of Military ...

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Hardcover. 448 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.9in. x 1.3in.After marked reductions in military spending in the 1990s, military budgets around the world are on the increase. In this book, renowned authorities re-examine the economics of military expenditure, arms production and arms trade in developing nations. It includes analysis of military spending in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and new forms of civil conflict as well as nine case studies (Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, sub-Saharan Africa, Greece, Turkey, Guatemala, and Chile). The book will serve as a valuable contribution to the fields of both development economics and security studies. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780333754405

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Synopsis: After marked reductions in military spending in the 1990s military budgets around the world are on the increase. In this book, renowned authorities re-examine the economics of military expenditure, arms production and arms trade in developing nations. It includes analysis of military spending in Africa, Asia and Latin America and new forms of civil conflict as well as nine case studies (Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Subsaharan Africa, Greece, Turkey, Guatemala and Chile). The book will serve as a valuable contribution to the fields of both development economics and security studies.

About the Author: EMMANUEL ATHANASSIOU Research Fellow, Centre of Planning and Economic Research, Athens, Greece ALVIN BIRDI Senior Lecturer, School of Economics, Middlesex University Business School TILMAN BRÜCK Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) NEIL COOPER Lecturer in Political and International Relations, University of Plymouth LLOYD J. DUMAS Professor of Political Economy and Economics, University of Texas, Dallas MANUEL ENNES FERREIRA Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Technical University, Lisbon MARIA DEL CARMEN GARCIA-ALONSO Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Kent, Canterbury GEOFF HARRIS Professor of Economics, University of Natal TONY KEMPSTER Executive Committee of Campaign Against the Arms Trade, Secretary, Anglican Pacifist Fellowship and Director of the Peace Museum, Bradford LAWRENCE R. KLEIN Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Pennsylvania CHRISTOS KOLLIAS Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Business Administration, Technological Education Institute, Larissa, Greece PAUL LEVINE Professor of Economics, University of Surrey, Guildford KANTA MARWAH Professor of Economics, Carleton University, Ottawa RON MATTHEWS Economist, Department of Defence Management and Security Analysis, Cranfield University FOTIS MOUZAKIS European Researcher, DTZ Research EFI NIKOLAIDOU Lecturer in Economics, Middlesex University Business School, London OYINLOLA OLANIYI Senior Lecturer, Head of Economics Department, University of Abuja, Nigeria GUILLERMO PATTILLO Associate Professor of Economics, University of Santiago THOMAS SCHEETZ Professor of Economics, Lincoln University College SELAMI SEZGIN Professor, Public Finance Department, Pamukhale University, Denizli, Turkey JÜLIDE YILDIRIM Lecturer, Department of Economics, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey STAVROS ZOGRAFAKIS Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Athens, and Advisor to the Greek Minister of Labour

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