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economics of disarmament.

Arthur Joseph Brown

economics of disarmament.

by Arthur Joseph Brown

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Published by United Nations Association .
Written in English


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Pagination16p.,18cm
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL21741301M

Book Description. First published in , this book explores prominent economic questions on the subject of rearmament and disarmament. Both rearmament and disarmament have a number of economic advantages and disadvantages and in each chapter Paul Einzig considers these in order to decide on which side the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.   First published in , this book explores prominent economic questions on the subject of rearmament and disarmament. Both rearmament and disarmament have a number of economic advantages and disadvantages and in each chapter Paul Einzig considers these in Pages:

Systematically analyses nuclear weapons retention and relinquishment policy from security, economics and norms based perspectives It compiles a broad range of relevant case studies, including: South Africa, Ukraine, North Korea, Iran, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Pakistan Provides prescriptive criteria. “ The Economics of Disarmament: A Survey,” Defence and Peace Economics 5 (2): 87 – Fontanel, Jacques “ Economics of Disarmament,” in Hartley, Keith and Sandler, Todd (eds.), Handbook of Defense Economics, volume 1.

Read this book on Questia. Distinguished scholars across several disciplines discuss possible negative economic and social consequences of international military disarmament, including unemployment, conversion costs, and the related hampered growth of research and development, associated with the conversion from a military industrial economy to a civilian complex. At the end of the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian Empire disintegrated, leaving a power vacuum in Central Europe. For the first time, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Yugoslavia, and Hungary became independent states, politically weak but fiercely nationalistic. The period began with the forced disarmament of Austria, Hungary, and Bulgaria and the attempt to disarm Turkey; it finished with Author: Philip Towle.


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Economics of disarmament by Arthur Joseph Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nuclear disarmament, the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations. The atomic bombs dropped () on Japan by the United States in World War II demonstrated the overwhelming destructive potential of nuclear weapons and the threat to humanity posed by the possibility of nuclear war and led to calls for controls on or elimination of.

"The book, The Economics of Killing: How the West Fuels War and Poverty in the Developing World by Vijay Mehta depicts ways in which the western powers can restructure their economies away from the reliance on the military industrial complex towards making the 21st century an era of soft power for a more peaceful and sustainable future." - Deepak Chopra, author of the best-selling Peace is the WayCited by: 3.

Overall, defence economics deals with all aspects of the economics of war and conflicts, disarmament and peace. Why publish in Elements: Benefits to Authors Elements will be an innovative and different form of publication offering a new outlet for academic authors.

Get this from a library. The Economics of Rearmament (Rev). [Paul Einzig] -- First published inthis book explores prominent economic questions on the subject of rearmament and disarmament.

Both rearmament and disarmament have a number of economic advantages and. OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The Geneva negotiations on general and complete disarmament / Bernard T.

Feld --The early history of the Pugwash Movement / Bertrand Russell --Disarmament as a cumulative process for peace / David F. Cavers --Peace with disarmament --or without?/ Lewis C.

Bohn --The rationale of inspection / Leonard S. The economics economics of disarmament. book disarmament is a new discipline. It involves analyses on the economic causes of the arms race, the definitions of disarmament and the economic determinants and military expenditure.

Simultaneously, disarmament is considered as an obstacle to economic development, a peace dividend or an by: The economics of disarmament is a new discipline. It involves analyses on the economic causes of the arms race, the definitions of disarmament and the economic determinants and military expenditure.

Simultaneously, disarmament is considered as an obstacle to economic development, a peace dividend or an investment. First published inthis book explores prominent economic questions on the subject of rearmament and disarmament.

Both rearmament and disarmament have a number of economic advantages and disadvantages and in each chapter Paul Einzig considers these in order to decide on which side the advantages outweigh the : Taylor And Francis. Disarmament: Its Politics and Economics Paperback – January 1, by Ed Melman, Seymour (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ Author: Ed Melman, Seymour. Downloadable. This major reference work is a comprehensive critical guide to the large and growing literature on the economics of defence, disarmament and peace.

It covers the cost of defence spending and its effects on growth, investment, unemployment, technical change and other aspects of a nation’s economic performance.

It includes material on the determinants of defence spending namely. The economics of defense or defense economics is a subfield of economics, an application of the economic theory to the issues of military defense.

It is a relatively new field. An early specialized work in the field is the RAND Corporation report The Economics of Defense in the Nuclear Age by Charles J. Hitch and Roland McKean (, also published as a book). Browsing subject area: Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States (Include extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States.

See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms. This book is indispensable for any economist or analyst conducting research on peace economics and the peace process or concerned with the impacts of recent arms reduction and conversion by the major powers and the escalation of military expenditures elsewhere.

Disarmament involves reductions in Defense spending. The conversion challenge is to achieve a re-allocation of resources from the military to the civilian sectors of the economy. Questions arise as to whether disarmament and conversion raise special problems unique to the Defense by: 1.

Nuclear disarmament is the act of reducing or eliminating nuclear weapons. It can also be the end state of a nuclear-weapons-free world, in which nuclear weapons are completely eliminated. The term denuclearization is also used to describe the process leading to complete nuclear disarmament.

To the Editor: In his article, “Disarmament and the Economy” [May], Ben B. Seligman includes the Peace Research Institute among those who have done no more than “look at the economics of disarmament before turning away, either in bemusement or horror,” and quotes Ambassador James Wads-worth as saying that the Institute “just hasn’t gotten around to it yet.”.

Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation By Harold Brown, Graham T. Allison, Gilles Andréani, KIM Sung-han, Sergei Karaganov, Ariel E. Levite, Masashi Nishihara, and Rajiy Sikri January 2.

BOOK REVIEWS It is Emile Benoit who gives continuity to the book: in Chapter 2 he de-fines and describes the disarmament model which is basic to the entire study-one of "general and complete," multilateral disarmament, "broadly con-sistent with the U.S.

outline. Disarmament: A century of economic thought Article in Defence and Peace Economics 14(3) February with 8 Reads How we measure 'reads'. In this paper, I aim to use game theory in discussing disarmament by exploring a model of disarmament that looks beyond the payoff table and incorporates experimental economics, and I will present a plan to turn this game theoretical concept into a practical solution.

The economics of disarmament: An introduction. Keith Hartley. Pages: Published online: 19 Oct First Page Preview | PDF ( KB) book review. Book reviews. Sudhanva V. Char & Paul Dunne. Pages: Published online: 19 Oct Abstract | PDF ( KB).

The Economics of UN Peacekeeping book. The Economics of UN Peacekeeping. election supervision, disarmament, mine clearance, civilian protection, and peacebuilding). This research should be of interest to students and researchers looking at international and political economics, as well as international relations, defence, security and Cited by: 3.The objective of this book is to present an integrated set of original papers from leading authorities in the field related to optimal balance between arms reduction and regional and international security.

The emphasis is on economics and management rather than politics and diplomacy.