Universities in the Business of Repression: The Academic-military-industrial Complex and Central America

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South End Press, 1989 - Political Science - 371 pages
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An essential guide for students and academics seeking to expose university complicity with militarism and repression in the Third World.
  

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Contents

State and Corporate Repression in Central America
9
Bank of Americas RightWing Clients
28
Part2
39
The Pesticide Trade in Central America
47
Company Links to Pesticide Products
54
University Ties to Agrochemical Companies
63
Foreign Capital Dependency or Development?
73
Food System Imports Selected Central American
75
University Commitments to the Military
152
U S Arms Sales to Central American Police Forces
174
U S Corporate Stake in the Israeli Military Economy
183
Growing Pentagon Hegemony Over Universities
189
University Military Dependency
190
1983 DOD Contracts at MIT
208
Changing College Enrollment Patterns in the 1970s
214
Commitment to the War Economy
216

Estimated Value Added as a Percentage of Production
85
U S Economic Aid to Central America
91
Towards Selective Divestment Using Corporate
97
Selected List of U S College and University
100
Shares of the Multinationals in World Banana Trade
120
Leading Coffee Brands in the U S A
126
TNC Oil Companies and Subsidiaries in Central America
129
Part3
139
A Disarmament Strategy for the University
225
Appendix
245
Notes
309
Crude Petroleum as a Percent of Total Imports
334
Foreign Producers of Tucano Aircraft Subsystems
344
Index
359
About the Author
371
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Jonathan Feldman is a hands-on network troubleshooting professional who is also a columnist and contributing editor for Network Computing magazine. He is the author of Network+ Exam Guide, and a contributor to Maximum Security, Third Edition. A multi-disciplinary troubleshooting expert, Jonathan has given networking workshops throughout the United States, at venues such as PC Expo/TECHXNY and Certification Expo. Network tools that he's developed have been used by large organizations including American Express, the State of Virginia, the State of Montana, Novell, and NASA.

He currently lives and works in Savannah, Georgia as Chatham County's chief technical manager. In his copious spare time, he enjoys running, cooking, and playing the guitar, but not all at the same time. He can be reached at jf@feldman.org.

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