Captives of the Cold War Economy

Captives of the Cold War Economy

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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 peacetime economy, and he identifies groups and interests that are working to make a peace economy possible in the United States.For example, Metro Machine Corporation, which employed 725 workers, established a small ammunition ship-repair facility in ... Marine Hydraulics International, a full-service repairer of military vessels with 400 workers in 1994, developed aanbsp;...

Title:Captives of the Cold War Economy
Author:John J. Accordino
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2000-01-01


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