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Yudit Kiss - Arms Industry Transformation and Integration: The Choices of East Central Europe - 9780199271733 - V9780199271733
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Arms Industry Transformation and Integration: The Choices of East Central Europe

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Description for Arms Industry Transformation and Integration: The Choices of East Central Europe Hardback. The defence industry was one of the pillars of the classic command economy system in Central Europe. Since the early 1990s the sector has gone through dramatic changes. This report describes how the defence industry adjusted to the changed political and economic environment in both the domestic and international context. Series: SIPRI Monographs. Num Pages: 464 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1D; JPSN2; JWK; KCP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 164 x 31. Weight in Grams: 838.
The defence industry was one of the pillars of the command economy system in East Central Europe. After the end of the cold war the sector went through dramatic changes: it was radically downsized, reorganized and restructured according to the needs of the emerging new socio-economic systems. One of the major factors that shaped this adjustment was the enlargement of NATO and the European Union and the prospect of integration into these two organizations. The military establishments and defence industries became principal actors in the integration process, which helped them to acquire political legitimization and new economic resources. At the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
Series
SIPRI Monographs
Number of Pages
454
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199271733
SKU
V9780199271733
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About Yudit Kiss
Yudit Kiss (Hungary) is an economist. She received her PhD from Karl Marx University of Economics, Budapest, in 1989. Since 1992 she has worked as an independent researcher, based in Geneva. From 1993 to 1995 she studied conversion and defence industry restructuring under a MacArthur Foundation grant. Her publications include The Defence Industry in East-Central Europe: Restructuring and Conversion (OUP ... Read more

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