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  • Quality of Life, Balance of Powers, and Nuclear Weaponsby Alexander V. Avakov

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00

    This statistical annual presents fundamental data in four sections: (1) Quality of Life, (2) Balance of Power, (3) Developed Market Economies since 1960, and (4) Economic History since 1500. It contains data that is generally not available elsewhere. Sections 1 and 2 give statistics for 230 countries. The World Bank and Encyclopedia Britannica provide... more...

  • Nuclear Proliferation in Northeast Asiaby Andrew O'Neil

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    To what extent does the failing strategy of nonproliferation pose serious challenges for Northeast Asia's security environment? Are there alternative strategies for managing nuclear weapons in the region? Should the presence of nuclear weapons in Northeast Asia necessarily be seen in exclusively negative terms, as many experts believe? more...

  • Lessons to be Learned from Non-Proliferation Failures and Successesby A. Nikitin

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00

    Assessing 'sticks' and 'carrots' in the non-proliferation arsenal of the world community, this book compares UN-based and national level sanctions and efforts aimed at reassuring non-proliferation. It deals with the lessons learned (or that need to be learned) from the concrete regional cases of proliferation or its risks. more...

  • Civil Society and Nuclear Non-Proliferationby Claudia Kissling

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Since the end of the Cold War, globalization has brought new actors to the political arena - one of those actors being civil society or NGOs. Claudia Kissling addresses the topic of civil society participation in the nuclear non-proliferation regime. more...

  • South Asian Security and International Nuclear Orderby Mario Esteban Carranza

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    The International Nuclear Order and its linchpin, the Non-Proliferation Treaty, both offer de facto recognition of India and Pakistan as nuclear weapon states. This book provides a critical analysis of the new order and the place of India and Pakistan within it. more...

  • Putting Teeth in the Tigerby Professor Michael Brzoska; George A. Lopez

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95

    Foreign affairs practitioners and policy analysts claim that international arms embargoes usually fail due to the lack of political will among national governments to implement and enforce these restrictions. This volume confronts this critique directly, first by describing a more nuanced assessment of success, and then by presenting well-informed... more...

  • Weapons of Mass Destructionby Raja Menon

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 24.95

    Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, or Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), present a serious danger in today’s world. This pertinent and topical volume takes a hard-headed look at the threat that India could face from these weapons. A great deal of literature exists on international regimes and their attempts to curb the proliferation of... more...

  • Dangerous Groundby Scott Ritter

    Nation Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    From one of the world?s leading authorities on arms control, a probing look at America?s failed attempts at arms control, from the Truman administration to the present more...

  • Avoiding Armageddonby SUSANNA SCHRAFSTETTER; STEPHEN TWIGGE

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 108.00

    From the destruction of Hiroshima to the conclusion of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1968, the international community struggled to halt the nuclear arms race and to prevent the annihilation of humanity. This study offers an accessible and authoritative account of European policy in this critical dimension of world politics. How much influence... more...

  • Global Governance and Biopoliticsby David Roberts

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    This seminal work is the first fully to engage human security with power in the international system. It presents global governance not as impartial institutionalism, but as the calculated mismanagement of life, directing biopolitical neoliberal ideology through global networks, undermining the human security of millions. more...