Defense and Security: A Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies, 第 1 卷

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Karl R. DeRouen, Uk Heo
ABC-CLIO, 2005 - 1013 頁
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An authoritative, up-to-date examination of the national security and defense policies of 50 influential nations and regions across the globe.


Defense and Security: A Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies presents highly readable, authoritative essays profiling the defense and security policies of over 50 individual countries and regions, with a focus on present-day developments.

Written by leading national and international scholars and edited by eminent political science experts Karl DeRouen and Uk Heo, the essays take an in-depth look at each nation's current security situation, defense spending, present and potential military confrontations, civil-military relations, alliances, relations to terrorism, and other topics of importance. Historical events and conflicts are highlighted as well, with emphasis on the post-Cold War era. The essays are parallel in structure, allowing readers to pinpoint similarities and draw comparisons among nations. The two-volume set also includes a detailed introduction featuring a cross-national comparison.


  • Chapters cover defense spending and experiences with conflict for over 50 countries
  • Forty distinguished contributors from different countries and institutions, including Ivelaw Griffith and John Henderson, who are world experts on the security situations in their areas of interest
  • Two tables in each essay with basic security data for quick lookup
  • Bibliographic information included for each entry

 

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Preface
ix
Introduction
xi
List of Acronyms
xxiii
Chronology
xxxvii
References
lvii
Contributors
lix
Angola
1
Argentina
17
Malaysia
445
Mexico
463
New Zealand
487
Nigeria
509
North Korea
525
Oceania Fiji Papua New Guinea Tonga and Vanuatu
545
Pakistan
567
Paraguay
591

Australia
37
Austria
55
Brazil
71
Canada
87
The Caribbean
107
Chile
129
China
147
Colombia
167
Cuba
187
Egypt
205
France
225
Germany
243
India
263
Indonesia
285
Iran
307
Ireland
325
Israel
341
Italy
361
Japan
379
Lebanon
401
Libya
421
Philippines
607
Poland
627
Portugal
645
Russia
665
Saudi Arabia
687
South Africa
709
South Korea
727
Spain
743
Switzerland
765
Syria
781
Taiwan
801
Thailand
819
Turkey
835
United Kingdom
859
United States of America
879
Venezuela
903
The Former Yugoslavia Croatia BosniaHerzegovina and SerbiaMontenegro
921
Appendix
945
Index
947
About the Editors
1013
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關於作者 (2005)

Karl DeRouen, Jr., PhD, is senior lecturer of political science at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Uk Heo, PhD, is associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

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