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Selling “Psycho Films”: Trauma Cinema and the Military-Industrial Complex

Noah Tsika

in Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trauma-themed military documentaries served a variety of promotional purposes—many of them strictly corporate—during and after World War II. These experiments in institutional advertising, with their ... More


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


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


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


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


Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In a time of great need for Britain, a small coterie of influential businessmen gained access to secret information on industrial mobilisation as advisers to the Principal Supply Officers Committee. ... 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


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 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


Military–Industrial Empire

Melvin Delgado

in State-Sanctioned Violence: Advancing a Social Work Social Justice Agenda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190058463
eISBN:
9780190058494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058463.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Viewing the military as a major state-sanctioned violence mechanism brings challenges, and not because of the absence of scholarly material or varied perspectives to craft an analysis. Rather, the ... More


The SAGEs of the Earth and the Accidental Nature of Environmentality

Robert P. Marzec

in Militarizing the Environment: Climate Change and the Security State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816697229
eISBN:
9781452953564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697229.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter One traces the rise of the military industrial complex and the US National Security State, focusing the connections being establishing throughout the 20th century between the formal and ... More


Conclusion

Robert M. Farley and Davida H. Isaacs

in Patents for Power: Intellectual Property Law and the Diffusion of Military Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226716527
eISBN:
9780226716664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226716664.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter concludes our study with a few of our findings: that IP concerns have an impact at every stage of the innovation-diffusion-adoption process. First, the structure of IP law can affect the ... More


Conclusion and Retrospective

Christopher W. Miller

in Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This short chapter argues that we now need a different definition of a military-industrial complex, for the evidence in this book shows a different side to the alleged abuses of armament ... More


Conclusion: Two Wars, the Visible and the Cloaked

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

Basic features of the Korean War were not revealed to the public, particularly how voluntary repatriation froze peace talks. Washington did not believe the nation would continue supporting a war to ... More


Empires of Steel

Domenic Vitiello

in Engineering Philadelphia: The Sellers Family and the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450112
eISBN:
9780801469749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450112.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines William Sellers's postwar ownership of Midvale Steel Co. and how it shaped new corporate patterns of industry and economic development, including the rise of the ... More


Black Gold and Red Herrings

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

in The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748693023
eISBN:
9781474406086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693023.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter looks at the various explanations that have been offered over the years for the Iraq war. It argues that common explanations like oil, free markets, military-industrial complex, and ... More


Pens, Planes, and Politics: How Race and Labor Practices Shaped Postwar Atlanta

Joseph M. Thompson

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter combines political, labor, and cultural history methodologies to compare the Lockheed aircraft factory in Marietta, Georgia, and the Scripto pen and pencil factory in nearby Atlanta. ... More


The Cold War Gender Order

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 focuses on the economic rationale behind stewards’ expulsion in the 1950s, linking it to the Cold War’s military-industrial complex. At this time, civil aviation settled into a second-class ... More


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