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Presidents, the Military-Industrial Complex, and the Ascendant Politics of “Free Enterprise”

Mark R. Wilson

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since 1945, chapter 4 argues the American military has been privatized and de-militarized. The armed forces became less responsible for weapons production and global logistics. The Pentagon has ... More


Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Haidee Wasson and Lee Grieveson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex examines how the American military has used cinema and related visual, sonic, and mobile technologies to further its varied aims. The essays in this book address ... More


Cold War and the Fear of Subversion

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

Post-war Western Europe converged towards an American model of high-wage consumerist capitalism, considerably attenuating class conflict. In Western Europe, Christian democracy and Social Democracy ... More


The Indian Defence Industry: Struggling with Change

Richard A. Bitzinger

in India's Military Modernization: Challenges and Prospects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092384
eISBN:
9780199082674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092384.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines India’s defence industry by noting that, after China, India possesses the largest and most ambitious defence industrial base in the Asia-Pacific. Yet the performance of the ... More


The Long Shadow of the Fifties

Steffen Hantke

in Monsters in the Machine: Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of America after World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496805652
eISBN:
9781496805690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805652.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter returns to Eisenhower's term “military-industrial complex” and outlines the concept's extended afterlife, especially in regard to the so-called “war on terror” after September 11, 2001. ... More


Domestic Coalitions, Internationalization, and War: Then and Now

Etel Solingen

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Most great powers had internationalized coalitions in 1914, but some were stronger than others. In particular the German internationalizers faced heavy industry, militarists, and apostles of ... More


Rent-Seeking in the Military Paymaster World

Guy Rowlands

in The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199585076
eISBN:
9780191744600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585076.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

After 1701 French finances were dominated in an unprecedented way by men associated directly with the war effort. Although grand theft was far harder to pull off than half-a-century earlier, there ... More


The Information-Industrial Complex

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

in The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the emergence of an Information-Industrial Complex in the United States, tracking the rise of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the modern knowledge economy. It ... More


The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

Guy Rowlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199585076
eISBN:
9780191744600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585076.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The financial humbling of a great power in any age demands explanation. In the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14) Louis XIV's France had to fight way beyond its borders and the costs of war rose ... More


General Introduction

Guy Rowlands

in The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199585076
eISBN:
9780191744600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585076.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The General Introduction outlines the arguments of the book, stressing how Louis XIV's acceptance of the Spanish monarchy for his grandson Philippe in 1700 produced logistical overstretch and a huge ... More


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