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Imperial Delusions: American Militarism and Endless War

Carl Boggs - 2005 - Political Science - Limited preview
In a scathing critique of American foriegn policy, the author argues that the U.S. is a militaristic nation that has adopted a long-standing policy of Imperialism while its population remains deluded about these realities.
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Captives of the Cold War Economy: The Struggle for Defense Conversion in ...

John J. Accordino - 2000 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
In 1989 the Cold War ended, but America's Cold War economy did not end with it. Accordino examines how economic interests and powerful political forces in the federal government and in communities have kept the country from converting to a ...
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Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas

David Cortright - 2008 - Religion - Limited preview
Veteran scholar and peace activist David Cortright offers a definitive history of the human striving for peace and an analysis of its religious and intellectual roots. This authoritative, balanced, and highly readable volume traces the rise of ...
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The New American Militarism:How Americans Are Seduced by War: How Americans ...

Andrew J. Bacevich - 2005 - Political Science - No preview available
In this provocative new book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology--of unprecedented military might wed to a ...
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People of the Bomb: Portraits of America's Nuclear Complex

Hugh Gusterson - 2004 - Social Science - Limited preview
E.L. Doctorow suggested that in the years since 1945 the nuclear bomb has come to compose the identity of the American people. Developing this theme, Hugh Gusterson shows how the military-industrial complex has transformed public culture ...
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The Decline and Fall of Public Broadcasting

David Barsamian - 2001 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Concentration of the media has reached new heights, making it harder for alternative and critical voices to gain a hearing. The recent $86 billion merger of Time Warner and AOL is just one of many signs of the narrowing of information sources ...
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The Art Of Protest: Culture And Activism From The Civil Rights Movement To ...

Thomas Vernon Reed - 2005 - Political Science - Limited preview
A comprehensive introduction to the culture of progressive movements in the United States.
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About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War

Buff Whitman-Bradley, Sarah Lazare, Cynthia Whitman-Bradley - 2011 - Political Science - Limited preview
Veterans of recent conflicts describe their individual journeys from raw recruit to war resister in this collection of testimonials. Although it is not well publicized, the long tradition of refusing to fight unjust wars continues today within ...
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Nonviolent Response to Terrorism

Tom H. Hastings - 2004 - Social Science - Limited preview
Discusses both short-term and long-term responses to terrorism, including sanctions, mediation, building sustainable economies, and halting the arms race.
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Army of None: Strategies to Counter Military Recruitment, End War, and Build ...

Aimee Allison, David Solnit - 2011 - Political Science - Limited preview
Uniformed U.S. Army Officers lunch with students in elementary school cafeterias. Army training programs including rifle and pistol instruction replace physical education in middle schools. Like never before, military recruiters are entering the ...
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