Dismantling The Cold War Economy

In This Review

Dismantling The Cold War Economy

By Ann Markusen and Joel Yudken
Basic Books, 1992
314 pp. $25.00
Purchase

Blaming defense spending for much of the deterioration of the American economy, seeing the military-industrial complex "paralyzed by inertia" and stonewalling against conversion, two Rutgers specialists call for "a national economic development strategy" that would focus on environment, health and community stability. They sketch the means of moving toward these targets in rather general terms.