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The Resource Patriots for Profit : Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security

Patriots for Profit : Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security

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Patriots for Profit : Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security
Title
Patriots for Profit
Title remainder
Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book develops a new approach to the analysis of civil-military relations by focusing on the effectiveness of the armed forces in fulfilling roles & missions, and on their efficiency in terms of cost. The approach is applied to the United States using official documents and interviews with policy-makers. In addition to analyzing the impact of defense reform initiatives over the past thirty years, the book includes the recent phenomenon of "contracting-out" security that has resulted in greater numbers of contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan than uniformed military personnel. While the book
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruneau, Thomas
Dewey number
338.4/735500973
Index
no index present
LC call number
UB149.B78 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private military companies
  • Civil-military relations
  • National security
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Civil-military relations
  • Military policy
  • National security
  • Private military companies
  • United States
Label
Patriots for Profit : Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Problems with how we think about U.S. civil-military relations -- A comparative approach to the analysis of civil-military relations -- The institutions of U.S. civil-military relations -- Defense reform: institutional and political impediments to effectiveness -- The scale and politics of contracting out security -- An assessment of the performance of private security contractors
Control code
746747210
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804781855
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)746747210
Label
Patriots for Profit : Contractors and the Military in U.S. National Security
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Problems with how we think about U.S. civil-military relations -- A comparative approach to the analysis of civil-military relations -- The institutions of U.S. civil-military relations -- Defense reform: institutional and political impediments to effectiveness -- The scale and politics of contracting out security -- An assessment of the performance of private security contractors
Control code
746747210
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804781855
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)746747210

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