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Arms Control

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Armageddon: Europe, the United States, and the Struggle for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, 1945-1970by Susanna Schrafstetter; Stephen Twigge

    ABC-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...

  • Arms and Conflict in the Middle Eastby Riad A. Attar

    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...

  • A Winter of Discontent: The Nuclear Freeze and American Politicsby David Meyer

    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...

  • Peace Regime Building on the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asian Security Cooperationby Professor Seung-Ho Joo; Professor Tae-Hwan Kwak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Presents a two-track (inter-Korean and international) approach to Korean peninsula peace-regime building. more...

  • Rising Starby Bates Gill

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    China’s 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...

  • Moral Entrepreneurs and the Campaign to Ban Landminesby Frank Faulkner

    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...

  • Meltdownby Mike Chinoy

    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...