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The Resource Arms, politics, and the economy : historical and contemporary perspectives, edited by Robert Higgs ; foreword by William A. Niskanen

Arms, politics, and the economy : historical and contemporary perspectives, edited by Robert Higgs ; foreword by William A. Niskanen

Label
Arms, politics, and the economy : historical and contemporary perspectives
Title
Arms, politics, and the economy
Title remainder
historical and contemporary perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Higgs ; foreword by William A. Niskanen
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Higgs, Robert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Independent studies in political economy
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  • United States
  • Defense contracts
  • Government spending policy
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Arms, politics, and the economy : historical and contemporary perspectives, edited by Robert Higgs ; foreword by William A. Niskanen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A selection of revised papers originally presented at the Second Conference on Political Economy, held Oct. 22-23, 1987, at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword : the political economy of U.S. defense / William A. Niskanen -- Introduction : fifty years of arms, politics, and the economy / Robert Higgs -- Baruch, the New Deal and the origins of the military-industrial complex / Jordan A. Schwarz -- Public goods, politics, and two cheers for the military-industrial complex / Dwight R. Lee -- National defense and the public-goods problem / Jeffrey Rogers Hummel and Don Lavoie -- Blue ribbon defense commissions : the acquisition of major weapon systems ; The sorcerer's apprentice : public regulation of the weapons acquisition process / William E. Kovacic -- Models of arms transfer in America foreign policy : Carter's restraint and Reagan's promotion, 1977-1987 / Ilan Peleg -- Contributions to federal election compaigns by government contractors / Frank R. Lichtenberg/Congress and the defense budget : parochialism or policy? / James M. Lindsay -- Patterns of Congressional influence in defense contracting / Kenneth R. Mayer -- Department of Defense attempts to close military bases : the political economy of Congressional resistance / Charlotte Twight
Control code
FIEb17199438
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780841912830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm19627349
  • (OCoLC)19627349
Label
Arms, politics, and the economy : historical and contemporary perspectives, edited by Robert Higgs ; foreword by William A. Niskanen
Publication
Note
A selection of revised papers originally presented at the Second Conference on Political Economy, held Oct. 22-23, 1987, at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword : the political economy of U.S. defense / William A. Niskanen -- Introduction : fifty years of arms, politics, and the economy / Robert Higgs -- Baruch, the New Deal and the origins of the military-industrial complex / Jordan A. Schwarz -- Public goods, politics, and two cheers for the military-industrial complex / Dwight R. Lee -- National defense and the public-goods problem / Jeffrey Rogers Hummel and Don Lavoie -- Blue ribbon defense commissions : the acquisition of major weapon systems ; The sorcerer's apprentice : public regulation of the weapons acquisition process / William E. Kovacic -- Models of arms transfer in America foreign policy : Carter's restraint and Reagan's promotion, 1977-1987 / Ilan Peleg -- Contributions to federal election compaigns by government contractors / Frank R. Lichtenberg/Congress and the defense budget : parochialism or policy? / James M. Lindsay -- Patterns of Congressional influence in defense contracting / Kenneth R. Mayer -- Department of Defense attempts to close military bases : the political economy of Congressional resistance / Charlotte Twight
Control code
FIEb17199438
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780841912830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm19627349
  • (OCoLC)19627349

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