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Markusen, Ann R.

Overview
Works: 140 works in 298 publications in 2 languages and 7,317 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HC110.D4, 338.4762330973
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Most widely held works by Ann R Markusen
Dismantling the cold war economy by Ann R Markusen( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For five decades the American economy has devoted some of its best resources to waging the Cold War. By the 1990s, this investment had not only made the United States the world's high-tech cop but had also successfully launched many new industries--computing, chip-based electronics, and satellite communications. But this military-based industrial policy has come at a high social and economic price, as the authors demonstrate in the first comprehensive reassessment of the military-industrial complex in twenty years. Based on extensive new data (much hitherto unpublished) and on interviews with defense industry executives, Pentagon officials, and community and union leaders, this book shows in disturbing detail how Cold War technologies have distorted and drained the economy. Military-led industrial policy has misfocused our research efforts, displaced more jobs than were created, and weakened our ability to compete effectively in world markets. The authors argue that a reversal in the long downward slide of the American economy will require a concerted effort at economic conversion. To counter the long-time military domination of science and technology development, they outline a national "needs-driven" science and technology policy to restore standards of living and industrial vitality. To overcome the "wall of separation" between military-industrial culture and the rest of American life, they propose an integrated economic development strategy designed to break addiction to Pentagon patronage. Here is a blunt and meticulously researched critique of the bitter economic fruits of the Cold War--and a plan for a cure
High tech America : the what, how, where, and why of the sunrise industries by Ann R Markusen( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yi mei guo gao ji shu chan ye fa zhan de ge zhong shu ju wei ji chu, yi chan pin li run zhou qi he xuan zhi lun deng wei zhi dao, xiang xi pou xi le mei guo gao ji shu chan ye de fa zhan guo cheng he zhuang kuang
The Rise of the gunbelt : the military remapping of industrial America( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index and bibliographical references included
Regions : the economics and politics of territory by Ann R Markusen( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silicon landscapes( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trading industries, trading regions : international trade, American industry, and regional economic development( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second tier cities : rapid growth beyond the metropolis( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arming the future : a defense industry for the 21st century by Sean S Costigan( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reining in the competition for capital( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent evidence on high-technology industries' spatial tendencies : a preliminary investigation by Amy Glasmeier( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converting the cold war economy : investing in industries, workers, and communities by Ann R Markusen( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The socio-economic impacts of the proposed MX missile project by Amy Glasmeier( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High tech jobs, markets, and economic development prospects by Ann R Markusen( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socioeconomic impact models for boomtown planning and policy evaluation by Ann R Markusen( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining high technology industries by Amy Glasmeier( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional adjustment of defense dependent regions in the post Cold-War era by Ann R Markusen( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defense spending and the geography of high tech industries by Ann R Markusen( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political economy of national urban policy in the USA, 1976-81 by Ann R Markusen( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of small business : turbulence and survival by Ann R Markusen( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Rise of the gunbelt : the military remapping of industrial America
Alternative Names
Markusen, A. R.

Markusen, Ann.

Markusen, Ann 1946-

Markusen, Ann R.

Markusen, Ann Roell.

Markusen, Ann Roell 1946-

Markusen, Ann Roll

Roell-Markusen, Ann 1946-

Languages
English (115)

Chinese (3)

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Trading industries, trading regions : international trade, American industry, and regional economic developmentSecond tier cities : rapid growth beyond the metropolisArming the future : a defense industry for the 21st centuryReining in the competition for capital