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Author Accordino, John J

Title Captives of the Cold War economy : the struggle for defense conversion in American communities / John J. Accordino
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2000


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 205 pages) : maps
Contents The National Context: Defense Spending and Conversion Policy in the 1990s -- The Community Context: Development Interests and Economic Dependency -- The Military Metropolis: Boosters, Bases, and Shipbuilding in Hampton Roads -- The New Face of Defense: Systems Engineers and Bureaucrats in Northern Virginia -- Rural Areas and Small Cities: Dependency, Adjustment, and Conversion -- The State Politics of Defense Restructuring: Adjustment and Resistance -- Conversion Advocacy in Other States and Localities -- Transforming the Politics of Defense Conversion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-198) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Military base conversion -- United States
Economic conversion -- United States
Defense industries -- United States
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Service.
Defense industries.
Economic conversion.
Military base conversion.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99088486
ISBN 0313000816