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The Militarization of High Technology

The Influence of Defense Spending on High Technology

by John Tirman

  • 252 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Ballinger Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High technology industries,
  • Military Expenditures,
  • Defense industries,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8192955M
    ISBN 10088410947X
    ISBN 109780884109471

      Along with The Crying of The White Album, and Minima Moralia, Mike Davis’s City of Quartz is one of the few indispensible books about Los Angeles. (He is also the author of The Monster at Our Door, an indispensible book about global pandemics.) In it, Davis remarks that Southern California is one of the most militarized spaces in the Author: Ryan Ruby. Since my book on police militarization came out a few weeks ago, it's been interesting to see the reaction from law enforcement officials. As you might expect, much of it has been negative, particularly on police discussion boards around the Internet.

    The militarisation of space involves the placement and development of weaponry and military technology in outer space. The early exploration of space in the midth century had, in part, a military motivation, as the United States and the Soviet Union used it as an opportunity to demonstrate ballistic-missile technology and other technologies having the potential for military application. Militarization, or militarisation, is the process by which a society organizes itself for military conflict and violence. It is related to militarism, which is an ideology that reflects the level of militarization of a state, and which is associated with the glorification of the military, armed forces and weapons and of military power, including through symbolic displays and actual use of force, such as through warfare. The process of militarization Missing: High Technology.

      The Militarization of American Law Enforcement by Novem J Written by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, Stephen Graham, . Militarization of police refers to the use of military equipment and tactics by law enforcement officers. This includes the use of armored personnel carriers, assault rifles, submachine guns, flashbang grenades, grenade launchers, sniper rifles, and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams. The militarization of law enforcement is also associated with intelligence agency-style information.


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The Militarization of High Technology by John Tirman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Includes bibliographies and index The defense-economy debate / John Tirman -- High technology defense, and international trade / Robert B.

Reich -- Microelectronics and war / Frank Barnaby -- The genesis of nuclear power / Gordon Thompson -- The military and semiconductors / Robert DeGrasse -- The Pentagon and the firm / John E. Ullmann -- University research, industrial innovation, and the Pages: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The defense-economy debate / John Tirman --High technology defense, and international trade / Robert B.

Reich --Microelectronics and war / Frank Barnaby --The genesis of nuclear power / Gordon Thompson --The military and semiconductors /. The Militarization of Everything: A Reading List Obama had a dismal record of expanding the US drone program and killing civilians in the name of US security.

His expansion of executive power to authorize drone attacks around the world has set a dangerous precedent for Trump to continue the US policy of war from above, in which innocent. Greg Grandin, teaches history at New York University and is the former Executive Editor of NACLA.

His newest book, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America (Metropolitan Books), will be published in March. He is the author of Fordlandia, shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, The Empire of Necessity, which won the Bancroft.

Graham examines the transformation of Western armies into high-tech urban counter-insurgency forces. He looks at the militarization and surveillance of international borders, the use of ‘security’ concerns to suppress democratic dissent, and the enacting of legislation to suspend civilian law.

Militarization is an exercise in attempting to establish hegemony through the promotion of military values, fear, and defense and of making these values seem natural, normal, and desirable (of course, in practice, this is not a smooth or entirely successful process, as evidenced by resistance to militarization, conscription, and war) (Bickford, ; others).

III. Militarization of the economy and science: the birthplace of the metropolitan technocracy. Militarization particularly includes corporations in technologically leading branches of production - aeronautics, electronics, nuclear technology, industrial computer and.

In its various manifestations, the campaign to end child soldiering has brought graphic images of militarized children to popular consciousness.

In the main, this has been a campaign that has seemed t. Militarization is the measure of the extent of use of military structures and procedures in a state’s decisionmaking process.

These effects are reduced not by eliminating military influence, but by balancing military and diplomatic inputs within an embedded decision-making by: 2. Kraska () also theorized four dimensions of militarization in police work: 1) the material use of military technology; 2) the cultural use of military language, values, and style; 3) the use.

The Permanent Militarization of America. By Aaron B. O’Connell. The political costs of anything else are just too high.

As Bob Woodward’s latest book reveals, the Obama administration. This well-documented and persuasive book on professional law enforcement in a socially sensitive America is a good primer.

For security professionals, The Militarization of the Police. is recommended for background knowledge to develop products, programs, and services to support law enforcement in today’s increasingly complex world. Radley Balko's Rise of the Warrior Cop pulls a bit of a bait and switch.

The book begins with a good summary of the origins of "Castle Doctrine" and the Constitution's Fourth Amendment; the former argues that, legally, a man's home is his castle, and entering it without permission amounts to an act of aggression, and the latter, which built on castle doctrine, protects American citizens from /5(K).

Militarization: A Reader offers a range of critical perspectives on the dynamics of militarization as a social, economic, political, cultural, and environmental phenomenon.

It portrays militarism as the condition in which military values and frameworks come to dominate state structures and public culture both in foreign relations and in the domestic sphere.

This book is the outcome of an initiative by the Network of Concerned An-thropologists, which has worked since to oppose the militarization of anthropology and society more broadly.

Militarization: A Reader has twelve sections, each highlighting a theme related to militarization or militarism. A general introduction to the volumeMissing: High Technology. The Militarization of the Southern Border Is a Long-Standing American Tradition border could indeed be “sealed” and that the deployment of “high tech” equipment—infrared scopes.

A high level of comfort with rising militarism in all areas of life, particularly schooling, set the stage for the radically militarized reactions to September 11—including the institutionalization of permanent war, the suspension of civil liberties, and an active hostility from the state and mass media towards any attempt to address the underlying causes for the unprecedented attack on the United States.

Get this from a library. Military technology. [Chris Smith; Bernard Harbor] -- Examines recent advances in weaponry and innovations that maximize killing power, including sea weapons, missiles, and technological advances in computers and the militarization of space.

Military Technology Books Showing of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century (Hardcover) by. P.W. Singer (Goodreads Author) (shelved 4 times as military-technology) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

The intensive militarization of America’s police forces is a serious menace about which a small number of people have been loudly warning for years, with little attention or traction. This once-peaceful place was being transformed into what Timothy Dunn, in his book The Militarization of the U.S.

Mexico Border, terms a state of “low-intensity warfare.” The Border Surge. One company, Diceros, is marketing an integrated system made up of U.S. and South African military and security industry technology that includes high. high-tech weapons by thought alone. “Living robots” whose movements could be controlled via brain implants.

This technology has already been tested successfully on “roborats” and could lead to animals remotely directed for mine clearance, or even to remotely controlled soldiers.