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Arming Asia : Technonationalism and Its Impact on Local Defense Industries (Hardcover) (Richard

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Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation weapons systems. He analyzes China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.

The overarching question in the book is whether self-reliance is a strategically viable solution for development and manufacturing of arms. Given the ever-changing dynamics and increasing demand for sophisticated next-generation weaponry, will these countries be able to individually sustain their domestic defense industries and constantly update their technologies?

This is the first book to analyze arms production from a regional perspective.

Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Social Science, Political Science
Series Title: Routledge Security in Asia
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Richard Bitzinger
Language: English
Street Date: January 20, 2017
TCIN: 51771553
UPC: 9781138892552
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-7895
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