Regional Resilience and Defense Conversion in the United States
R. D. Norton
JAI Press, 1997 - Business & Economics - 213 pages
This is an analysis of regional resilience and defence-conversion in the United States. It examines areas such as the commercialization of defence technology, arms export and its impact on employment, and the impact of defence cutbacks in California, Texas and southern New England.
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THE US EXPERIENCE IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
ARMS EXPORT AND ITS EMPLOYMENT IMPACT
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RUSSIAN
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