This bibliography collects some of the diverse literature in the fields of security policy, development policy, and resource tradeoffs, particularly as they relate to developing countries in Africa. It arranges English- and French-language publications, both books and journal articles, under the following headings: general military rule, policymaking process, economic policy and performance, defense policy and performance, military expenditure and growth, military and development, arms transfers and absorption, typology and sociology of the military, methods, and data sources.
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