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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: Arms, Tanks, and Munitions: The Relationship Between Profits and Monopoly Conditions

In this paper, Heidi Peltier explores the question of whether a lack of competition in the arms-tanks-munitions (ATM) industries results in higher profits for the monopolistic firms.
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Military Spending and the Profit Rate under Capitalism: Adem Elveren

In this video, Professor Adem Elveren, a member of the Security in Context Financialization and Militarism working group, presents the main findings of his latest book The Economics of Military Spending: A Marxist Perspective (Routledge 2019).
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Conflict Economies in Syria: Roots, Dynamics, & Pathways for Change

Bassam Haddad, Co-Editor of Jadaliyya, Interviews Omar Dahi and Rabie Nasser on the recently released report: “Roots, Dynamics, and Pathways for Change.” The paper is part of a series of on Development Policy Dialogue initiative and can be downloaded in full on SCPR’s website, both in English and Arabic.

The Defense Industry's Role in Militarizing US Foreign Policy

How the defense industry's endless quest for profit is a direct diver of endless warfare and militarization.