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The Military as an Economic Actor

Soldiers in Business

Palgrave Macmillan

Part of the book series: International Political Economy Series (IPES)

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Soldiers in Business: An Introduction

    • Jörn Brömmelhörster, Wolf-Christian Paes
    Pages 1-17
  3. Military Business in Argentina

    • Thomas Scheetz
    Pages 18-31
  4. Soldiers as Businessmen: The Economic Activities of Central America’s Militaries

    • Arnoldo Brenes Castro, Kevin Casas Zamora
    Pages 32-51
  5. Conclusion

    • Jörn Brömmelhörster, Wolf-Christian Paes
    Pages 187-196
  6. Back Matter

    Pages 197-223

About this book

Armed forces across the globe engage in economic activities both in times of war and peace. This book provides a critical analysis of this phenomenon, comparing experiences with 'military business' from four continents (Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America). Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the volume shows the implications of 'military business' for civil-military relations, good governance and international development policies.

Keywords

  • Argentina
  • Asia
  • business
  • development
  • entrepreneur
  • Europe
  • Governance
  • Russia

Editors and Affiliations

  • Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines

    Jörn Brömmelhörster

  • Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC), Germany

    Wolf-Christian Paes

About the editors

ARNOLDO BRENES CASTRO Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Culture of Costa Rica TAI MING CHEUNG PhD student at King's College, University of London KSENIA GONCHAR Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia LESLEY MCCULLOCH writer and former lecturer in Asian Studies at the University of Tasmania in Australia THOMAS SCHEETZ Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes in Buenos Aires, Argentina TIMOTHY SHAW Director of the Institute for Commonwealth Studies at the School for Advanced Studies of the University of London, UK AYESHA SIDDIQA-AGHA Independent Security Analysts and a former Ford Fellow, Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC), Germany CARLYLE THAYER Professor, School of Politics of the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra, Australia KEVIN CASAS ZAMORA PhD student, Univeristy of Oxford, UK

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