AbstractsBusiness Management & Administration

Australia's defence policy : a market-state approach?

by Michael Arnold

Institution: Deakin University
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year: 0
Record ID: 1058103
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30048585


In 2002, Professor Philip Bobbitt published 'The Shield of Achilles', in which he postulates that the nation-state is evolving into a fundamentally new form - the market state. It is my contention that Australia is evolving into something approximating Bobbitt's market-state and therefore its defence policy shuld be informed by market-state strategy.