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Avoiding Armageddon: Europe, the United States, and the Struggle for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, 1945-1970ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95
This study contributes to the debate on whether defense spending encourages or hinders economic growth. The effect of politics on economic growth in developing societies is assessed, with a focus on the Middle East. The study is the first to add conflict variables to the production function defense-growth model and test them empirically across countries... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 33.95
The nuclear freeze movement grew more quickly than even the most optimistic activists thought possible, as large numbers of Americans became convinced that there was something wrong with United States defense policy and that they could do something about it. This analysis provides the first comprehensive history of the nuclear freeze movement, approaching... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
Presents a two-track (inter-Korean and international) approach to Korean peninsula peace-regime building. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 22.95
Chinas diplomatic strategy has changed dramatically since the mid-1990s, creating both challenges and opportunities for other world powers. Through a combination of pragmaticsecurity policies, growing economic clout, and increasingly deft diplomacy, China hasestablished productive and increasingly solid relationships throughout Asia and around... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 75.60
This work advances the proposition that traditional top down politics is being challenged by grass-roots, civil society based bottom up politics in that most sensitive areas, the national security/arms control dichotomy. The book uses the example of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), that has succeeded in reversing... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
When George W. Bush took office in 2001, North Korea?s nuclear program was frozen and Kim Jong Il had signaled he was ready to negotiate. Today, North Korea possesses as many as ten nuclear warheads, and possibly the means to provide nuclear material to rogue states or terrorist groups. How did this happen? Drawing on more than two hundred interviews... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 28.00
In his autobiography, Bertrand Russell wrote of Joseph Rotblat that 'He can have few rivals in the courage and integrity and complete self-abnegation with which he has given up his own career (in which, however, he still remains eminent) to devote himself to combating the nuclear peril as well as other, allied evils'. One of the 'inventors' of the... more...