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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Against all odds, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines helped to enact a global treaty banning antipersonnel mines in 1997. For that achievement it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In this volume, Leon Sigal shows how a handful of NGOs with almost no mass base got more than 100 countries to outlaw a weapon that their armies had long used.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
Colonial civil servant, Fabian socialist, and eminence grise of the Bloombury Circle, Leonard Woolf was one of the most prolific writers on international relations of the early to mid-Twentieth Century. His report for the Fabian Society, International Government , was influential on the creation of the League of Nations. He was co-founder of the... more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
A former nuclear weapons designer, Stephen M. Younger understands, as few others can, humankind's potential for violence. He knows that the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction means that any nation, group, or even individual could cause unimaginable carnage?and the accelerating pace of communications and transportation means that things can... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99
In From Lambs to Lions, Thomas Preston examines current trends in the proliferation of nuclear and biological weapons capabilities, know-how, and technologies for both state and non-state actors-and then projects these trends over the coming ten to fifteen years to assess how they might impact existing security relationships between states. For... more...