Author:M.R. Vankatesh

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The Missile Defense Controversy: Technology in Search of Mission

By: M.R. Vankatesh

Price: $9.72

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104389

ISBN: 9789380502380

Condition: New


The Missile Defense Controversy is the first book to cover the ballistic missile controversy from its beginnings in the interservice politics of the Eisenhower fifties to its conclusion in the post-September 11th era. Identifying the cultural factors and specific administrative agendas that have shaped the way we view ballistic missile technology, Ernest J. Yanarella illustrates how pro-missile initiatives reflect America’s need to seek the illusion of absolute security, an imperative that grew out of the country’s largely Protestant notions about worldly evil and redemption. Three new sec... View more info

Sense, Sensex and Setiments: The Failure of India's Financial Sentinels

By: M.R. Vankatesh

Price: $11.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104391

ISBN: 9789380502496

Condition: New


Sense, Sensex and Sentiments is a compelling story of seemingly unrelated aspects that drive global as well as Indian economics today – a global regime that allows proliferation of tax havens, national economic policies that are simultaneously the cause and effect of corruption, corruption that eventually results in money laundering, money laundering which, in turn, sustains the economics of tax havens, reverse flow of money from tax havens that causes the boom and doom of markets across continents, exaggeration of boom and exacerbation of doom of the markets being aided and abetted by secti... View more info