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Measuring national power in the post-industrial age, Ashley J. Tellis ... [et al.]

Label
Measuring national power in the post-industrial age
Title
Measuring national power in the post-industrial age
Statement of responsibility
Ashley J. Tellis ... [et al.]
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The arrival of postindustrial society has transformed the traditional bases of national power, and thus the methods used to measure the relative power of nations should be reassessed as well. Appreciating the true basis of national power requires not merely a meticulous detailing of visible military assets but also a scrutiny of larger capabilities embodied in such variables as the aptitude for innovation, the soundness of social institutions, and the quality of the knowledge base--all of which may bear upon a country's capacity to produce the one element still fundamental to international politics: effective military power. The authors reconfigure the notion of national power to accommodate a wider understanding of capability, advancing a conceptual framework that measures three distinct areas--national resources, national performance, and military capability--to help the intelligence community develop a better evaluation of a country's national power. The analysis elaborates the rationale for assessing each of these areas and offers ideas on how to measure them in tangible ways. An analyst's handbook, RAND/MR-1110/1-A, is also available
Cataloging source
CstmoR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA10
LC item number
.M43 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tellis, Ashley J.
  • Bially, Janice L.
  • Layne, Christopher.
  • McPherson, Melissa
  • Rand Corporation
  • Arroyo Center
  • United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industrial capacity
  • Industrial mobilization
  • Military readiness
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • World politics
Label
Measuring national power in the post-industrial age, Ashley J. Tellis ... [et al.]
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1110/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Arroyo Center."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-196)
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833027924
Lccn
99059380
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a420948
  • (RAND)rnd000000000071722
Label
Measuring national power in the post-industrial age, Ashley J. Tellis ... [et al.]
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1110/
Publication
Note
"Arroyo Center."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-196)
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833027924
Lccn
99059380
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a420948
  • (RAND)rnd000000000071722

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