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Dismantling the cold war economy

by Ann Markusen

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Published by BasicBooks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conversion -- United States,
  • Military-industrial complex -- United States,
  • Defense industries -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-297) and index.

    StatementAnn Markusen and Joel Yudken.
    ContributionsYudken, Joel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC110.D4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 314p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21455817M
    ISBN 100465006620

      The essential theme of the book is that the U.S. must dismantle its empire or face a future of poverty and strife within a divided nation. As these essays were written over a period of five years, there is some reiteration of information – particularly on the military bases and their costs and effects on the economy (not to mention all the.   Book review: 'Dismantling the Empire' by Chalmers public intellectual to his dismay over U.S. foreign policy during the post-Cold War period and, particularly, to the dangerous consequences of.

    ; Republican; Americans with Disabilities Act, Panama, collapse of Soviet Union, end of Cold War, Persian Gulf War, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Collapse of Berlin Wall Symbolic end of the Cold War () - divide between East and West Berlin - protesters threatened to tear down; military didn't stop them.   Nuclear war is not only not “unthinkable,” it has been a reliable tool of U.S. diplomacy since World War II. The book is divided into two parts, the first a memoir/confession, similar to Ellsberg’s book “Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers,” chronicling his own intellectual and moral evolution from dedicated Cold.

    The first book that I would suggest to newcomers to the topic would be Nicholas J. Cull’s The Cold War and the United States Information Agency: American Propaganda and Public Diplomacy, It provides a basic overview of American public diplomacy and the origins of the first organization to develop a comprehensive public diplomacy strategy for America. The essential theme of the book is that the U.S. must dismantle its empire or face a future of poverty and strife within a divided nation. As these essays were written over a period of five years, there is some reiteration of information – particularly on the military bases and their costs and effects on the economy (not to mention all the.


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Cold war study guide by redgirlysoxortiz includes 13 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. In Dismantling the Cold War Economy, Markusen, a professor of urban planning and policy development and director of the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at Rutgers, along with Joel Yudken, also at Rutgers, emphasize the sectoral and regional effects of Pentagon procurement.

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