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Difilippo, Anthony. From Industry to Arms: The Political Economy of High Technology. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Fordham, Benjamin O. Building the Cold War Consensus : The Political Economy of U.S. National Security Policy, 1949-51. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1998.

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Fulbright, William J. Congressional Record. 90th Congress, 1st session. December 13, 1967. vol. 113, part 27: 36181-36184. Comments on the growing militarization of the economy and the universities.

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Gansler, Jacques S. The Defense Industry. Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press, 1980.

Gorgol, John Francis with Ira Kleinfeld. The Military-Industrial Firm: A Practical and a Model. New York: Praeger, 1972.

Graham, Margaret B. W. "Corporate Research and Development: The Latest Transformation." Technology in Society 7 (1985): 179-195.

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Graham, Otis L., Jr. Losing Time: The Industrial Policy Debate. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Griffen, Larry, Joel Devine, and Michael Wallace. "Monopoly Capital, Organized Labor, and Military Expenditures in the United States, 1949-76." American Journal of Sociology 88, supplement (1982): S113-53.

Halverson, Guy. "The Military-Industrial Complex." Christian Science Monitor. March 21, 1969 through June 27, 1969 (15-part series published each Friday).

Harrison, Bennett. Lean and Mean: The Changing Landscape of Corporate Power in the Age of Flexibility. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

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Hofstadter, Richard. "What Happened to the Antitrust Movement? Notes on the Evolution of an American Creed." In Earl F. Cheit, ed. The Business Establishment. New York: Wiley & Sons, 1964.

Hooks, Gregory and Leonard Bloomquist. "The Legacy of World War II for Regional Growth and Decline: The Cumulative Effects of Wartime Investments on U.S. Manufacturing, 1947-1972." Social Forces 71 (1992): 303-338.

Horowitz, David, ed. Corporations and the Cold War. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1969.

Jacoby, Neil H. and J.A. Stockfish. "The Scope and Nature of the Defense Sector of the U.S. Economy." In Planning and Forecasting in the Defense Industries. J.A. Stockfish, ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Printing Company, 1962.

Javits, Jacob J., Charles J. Hitch, and Arthur F. Burns. The Defense Sector and the American Economy. New York: New York University Press, 1968.

Kaufman, Richard F. "As Eisenhower was Saying...'We Must Guard Against Unwarranted Influence by the Military-Industrial Complex'." New York Times Magazine. June 22, 1969, 70.

Koistinen, Paul A. C. "The Industrial-Military Complex in Historical Perspective: The Interwar Years." Journal of American History 56 (1970): 819-839.

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Lens, Sidney. The Military-Industrial Complex. Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press, 1970.

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Marfels, Christian. "The Structure of the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Its Impact on Industrial Concentration." Kyklos 31 (1978): 409-23.

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Markusen, Ann R. and Joel Yudken. Dismantling the Cold War Economy. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

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Martin, Albro. "Uneasy Partners: Government-Business Relations in 20th Century American History." Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives 11 (1979).

Melman, Seymour. The Defense Economy: Conversion of Industries and Occupations to Civilian Needs. New York: Praeger, 1970.

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Rosen, Steven, ed. Testing the Theory of the Military-Industrial Complex. Lexington, MA: Heath, 1973.

Sarkesian, Sam C., ed. The Military-Industrial Complex: A Reassessment. Beverly Hills: Sage, 1971.

Schlesinger, Thomas, et al. Our Own Worst Enemy: The Impact of Military Production on the Upper South. 1983.

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Utterback, James and Albert Murray. The Influence of Defense Procurement and Sponsorship of Research and Development on the Development of the Civilian Electronics Industry. Final Report of U.S. National Bureau of Standards, Experimental Technology Incentives Program. Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Center for Policy Alternatives, 1977.

Vagtborg, Harold. Research and Industrial Development: A Bicentennial Look at the Contributions of Applied R&D. New York: Pergamon Press, 1976.

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