Defense And Security: A Compendium Of National Armed Forces And Security Policies, Volume 1

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Abc-Clio Incorporated, Sep 30, 2005 - Law - 1013 pages
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"Defense and Security: A Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies" presents highly readable, authoritative essays profiling the defense and security policies of over 50 individual countries and regions, with a focus on present-day developments.

Written by leading national and international scholars and edited by eminent political science experts Karl DeRouen and Uk Heo, the essays take an in-depth look at each nation's current security situation, defense spending, present and potential military confrontations, civil-military relations, alliances, relations to terrorism, and other topics of importance. Historical events and conflicts are highlighted as well, with emphasis on the post-Cold War era. The essays are parallel in structure, allowing readers to pinpoint similarities and draw comparisons among nations. The two-volume set also includes a detailed introduction featuring a cross-national comparison.

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Contents

Preface
ix
List of Acronyms
xxiii
References
lvii
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

KARL DEROUEN JR., Professor at the University of Alabama, holds a Ph.D. in Political Science. He was awarded the 2006 McNair Faculty Fellow award at the U. of Alabama. His most recent book, co-edited with Uk Heo, is Defense and Security: A Worldwide Guide to National Armed Forces and Security Policies of the World (2005).

UK HEO is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

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