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Economic Instruments of Security Policy Influencing Choices of Leaders

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ISBN-10: 0230110622

ISBN-13: 9780230110625

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Gary M. Shiffman, James J. Jochum

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Economic turmoil has spread throughout the western world, but terrorists and other threats to national security have not been put out of business by the Great Recession. Economic Instruments of Security Policyexplores the critical question: does the United States and its allies still maintain effective economic tools to influence the behavior of those who seek to cause us harm? Governments have at their disposal many economic instruments to promote national security, such as sanctions, foreign aid, international trade, international finance, and laws blocking funds for international terrorism. This book examines the use of theses economic policies and addresses how best to measure their…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Foreword to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Individual
States Don't Make Decisions; People Do
The Economics of Autocracies
Principles for Policy Makers
The World
Castro's Cuba and U.S. Sanctions
Democracies and the Politics of Trade
Money and Finance as Security Tools
Exchange Rate Choices and National Security
Maximizing over Time through Lending and Borrowing
Curing Poverty Helps National Security
Tools against Terrorists
International Law and Courts
Conclusion
Appendix
Notes
Index