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Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry

P.W. Singer
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Edition
Updated ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Rise of the privatized military industry
Series
Cornell Studies in Security Affairs
ISBN
9780801474361 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 0801474361 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Pt. 1. The rise. An era of corporate warriors? ; Privatized military history ; The privatized military industry distinguished ; Why security has been privatized
  • pt. 2. Organization and operation. The global industry of military services ; The privatized military industry classified ; The military provider firm: executive outcomes ; The military consultant firm: MPRI ; The military support firm: Brown & Root
  • pt. 3. Implications. Contractual dilemmas ; Market dynamism and global disruptions ; Private firms and the civil-military balance ; Public ends, private military means? ; Morality and the privatized military firm
  • Postcript. The lessons of Iraq ; Appendix 1. PMF's on the Web ; Appendix 2. PMF contract.
Description
xi, 348 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Originally published 2003 by Cornell University Press.
  • "Updated edition--includes 'The lessons of Iraq'"--Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-344) and index.
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