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- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00
Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what?s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them. While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to forty-one countries, exploring the latest advances coming out of every... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Set against the backdrop of an ever-changing international landscape, this Very Short Introduction explores both the history and politics of nuclear weapons. In this new edition, Joseph M. Siracusa includes a new concluding chapter, highlighting the significant lessons to be learnt from the history of the nuclear weapons era. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49
Law and Practice of the United Nations: Documents and Commentary combines primary materials with expert commentary, demonstrating the interaction between law and practice in the UN organization, as well as the possibilities and limitations of multilateral institutions in general. Each chapter begins with a short introductory essay that describes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
John Mueller reveals in this compellingly argued book that our obsession with nuclear weapons is unsupported by history, scientific fact, or logic. Examining the entire atomic era, Mueller boldly contends that nuclear weapons have had little impact on history. Equally important, Atomic Obsession reveals that current anxieties about terrorists obtaining... more...
- IOS Press 2010; US$ 196.00
What exactly is an independent scientist and what threatens their independence? What role do cultural dependencies play within assessments? This title offers a collection of papers delivered at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, which examined the role of independent scientists in assessing WMD threat, by addressing these questions. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1996; US$ 22.99
In this incisive examination of our national security policy, Michael Klare suggests that the Pentagon in effect established a new class of enemies when the Cold War came to an -unpredictable and hostile states in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Klare argues that the containment of these rising Third World powers-Iraq, Iran, Libya, and North Korea,... more...
- Dundurn 1990; US$ 7.99
This book constitutes the Proceedings of a meeting held in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 18-20 July 1989, which was the eighteenth in a series of Workshops on Nuclear Forces held in the framework of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95
In Containing Russias Nuclear Firebirds , Glenn E. Schweitzer explores the life and legacy of the International Science and Technology Center in Moscow. He makes the case that the centers unique programs can serve as models for promoting responsible science in many countries of the world. Never before have scientists encountered technology... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99
The mortal danger of nuclear weapons is unique in its terrifying potential for devastation on an unprecedented and unimaginable scale. In this book, Sidney D. Drell and James E. Goodbyeach with more than twenty years' experience in national security issues both in public and private capacitiesreview the main policy issues surrounding nonproliferation... more...