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(DEADLINE EXTENDED!) 2023 Call for Papers “Financialization and the Global Arms Industry”

Security in Context is issuing a call for papers on the theme of “Financialization and the Global Arms Industry.” Please submit 400-word abstracts/proposals or completed papers by March 30th, 2023 to: Please use the email subject heading "Financialization & Global Arms Industry Paper Proposal." The results for accepted proposals will be announced by April 15, 2023.

Publication: Financialization and Militarization: An Empirical Investigation

Financialization is a product of power and can only be sustained so long as there are significant economic imbalances between major countries and peripheral countries (Arrighi 1994). Militarization is not just a major source of profits but also an indispensable tool to reproduce finance capital by protecting and expanding markets. Also, finance capital has increased its power over the military sector by buying stock in arms corporations to become a major component of the military industrial complex. Therefore, financialization and militarization reinforce each other in the US.
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Globalization of China's Development Finance: Bo Kong

Professor Bo Kong, a member of the SiC Multipolarity working group discusses his research on the globalization of China's Development Finance Model particularly in the Energy Sector.
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Dr. Shana Marshall explains Financialization and Militarization

Dr. Shana Marshall explains the Financialization and Militarization research track of Security in Context