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dynamics of nuclear proliferation

Stephen M. Meyer

dynamics of nuclear proliferation

by Stephen M. Meyer

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen M. Meyer with a foreword by Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU264 .M49 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3175503M
    ISBN 100226521486
    LC Control Number83017893

      nuclear disarmament, the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations. The atomic bombs dropped () on Japan by the United States in World War II demonstrated the overwhelming destructive potential of nuclear weapons and the threat to humanity posed by the possibility of nuclear war and led to calls for controls on or . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dynamics of Middle East nuclear proliferation. Lewiston, N.Y.: E. Mellen Press, © (OCoLC)

    2 (c) whether a criteria approach is sufficient to deal with proliferation risk. The very fact of discussing criteria for assessing the peacefulness of nuclear programs illustrates a critical change in the dynamics of proliferation. The case of the Iranian nuclear program—including its clandestine development and the international negotiations and resulting agreement aimed at dismantling it—present a valuable study of the regional, international, and domestic dynamics that complicate discussions of nuclear proliferation and .

    [G] Chapter 4: Blasts from the Past: Proliferation Lessons from the s. Brands, Hal."Non-Proliferation and the Dynamics of the Middle Cold War: The Superpowers, the MLF, and the NPT." Cold War History 7, no. 3 (): – Nuclear Proliferation and Nonproliferation, Part II [S] Preface. [S] Chapter 1: More May Be Better. This critical review of the new political science literature on the causes of nuclear weapons proliferation consists of seven parts. The first section briefly presents what we know about which states developed nuclear weapons and which states started but abandoned weapons development programs. I highlight the problems that result from uncertainty about the accuracy and completeness of the data Cited by:


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The Dynamics of Nuclear Proliferation by Stephen M. Meyer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). This book analyses India and Pakistan’s decision to ‘go nuclear’ against the odds of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty-based nuclear order. It reflects upon the key factors that contributed to, and the process that prompted India and Pakistan’s nuclear programmes to take a military orientation, which eventually culminated in the May Cited by: 4.

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The Dynamics of Middle East Nuclear Proliferation is a collection of essays that shed light on how the genie got out of the bottle and offer ideas for putting it back in. Edited by Steven Spiegel, Jennifer Kibbe and Elizabeth Mathews, in cooperation with UCLA’s Center for International Relations, the volume grew out of Track-Two discussions among Americans, Europeans, Israelis, Arabs and Iranians beginning in.

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Stephen M. Meyer’s The Dynamics of Nuclear Proliferation (): The Primacy Of Politics. Meyer () was the first sustained effort to apply modern political science analysis to the subject of proliferation. As he wrote in the preface, “The objective of this book is to take one step back – ignoring the policy disputes – and undertake a rigorous and systematic examination of the Cited by: 1.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Michigan, Description: xv, pages. The Causes of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation. This critical review of the new political science literature on the causes of nuclear weapons proliferation consists of seven parts.

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Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Theodore B. Taylor Chairman, NOVA, Damascus, Maryland. Taylor, a former nuclear weapons designer, received the US Atomic Energy Commission’s Lawrence Memorial Award and was Deputy Director of the Defense Nuclear Agency.

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