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International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Daniel H. Joyner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) technologies is by no means a new concern for the international community. Indeed, since the signing of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty in ... More


Introduction

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the book. This book is a thesis driven text which applies the rules of treaty interpretation in international law to produce a so-called ‘holistic ... More


Introduction

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the spread of nuclear weapons and how to curb it. It discusses the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), the chief global political instrument operating to restrain the spread of ... More


The Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the origins of the nuclear Nnon-proliferation regime. The NPT was opened for signature on July 1, 1968 at Washington, London, and Moscow. It was signed that first day by the ... More


Nuclear Energy and International Law

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief review of the principal materials and technologies which are the subject of the 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT). It then presents an account of the ... More


Approach to Interpretation

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the employment of the concept of holism to describe the method of legal interpretation used in this volume, because it parsimoniously and usefully ... More


NWS Nuclear Policy and Interpretation of the NPT

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the nuclear policy and interpretations of the NPT by nuclear weapons states (NWS) during the target decade of this study. It offers as primary evidence a review of the ... More


Legal Analysis of NWS Interpretations of the NPT

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Having reviewed nuclear policies of nuclear weapons states (NWS) and legal interpretations of the NPT during the target decade of this study, this chapter provides a legal analysis of these ... More


Developments after 2008: Change and Continuity

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the patterns of change and continuity in the policies and actions of NPT by nuclear weapons states (NWS) since the end of the study's target era in 2008. As this book publishes ... More


Compliance

Jack I. Garvey

in Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199841271
eISBN:
9780199332649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes compliance with counterproliferation. The key aspects of counterproliferation is identifying the bad actor and then using the threat of sanctions. However, international ... More


Nuclear weapons and nuclear energy

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nuclear energy has peaceful applications and non-peaceful applications. The centrepiece of all political efforts to curb the spread of nuclear weapons lies in attempting to harmonise the ... More


Nuclear weapons and international security

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In 2000, almost every state in the world (all except Cuba, India, Israel and Pakistan) publicly subscribed once again to the principle that the spread of nuclear weapons to states not already ... More


The International Atomic Energy Agency and safeguards

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

‘Safeguards’ is the slightly euphemistic term officially used to describe the measures taken by the Agency (or Vienna Agency) independently to verify the declarations made by states to the ... More


Understanding nuclear-free zones

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the properties of an ideal nuclear-weapon-free zone and compares it with actual nuclear-free zones. An ideal nuclear-free zone's job of work is never done and there is always ... More


United States policy on non-proliferation and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The history of the attitude of the United States towards the spread of nuclear weapons has been one of continuous opposition, tempered now and then by the judgement of the government of the day as to ... More


Bargaining for test ban treaties

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The earliest specific international arrangement, at least indirectly, to restrict the spread of nuclear weapons is the Partial Test Ban Treaty of 1963. The negotiation of the treaty—originally ... More


Cooperation in the Field of International Peace and Security: A Newcomer to the Legal Framework for EU–Korea Relations

Hae-Won Jun

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inclusion of international peace and security is one of the most notable developments in the new EU-Korea Framework Agreement, in comparison with the 1996 Framework Agreement for Trade and ... More


Conclusion: Unmaking the Bomb

Harold A. Feiveson

in Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027748
eISBN:
9780262319188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027748.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Reducing the danger from the large global stocks of fissile materials will require them to be drastically reduced and their regulation to be approached as if the world is preparing for complete ... More


Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order

Shampa Biswas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680979
eISBN:
9781452948584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680979.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is an analysis of the complex but hierarchical global nuclear order produced, maintained, and obscured by the workings of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime. Using an analysis heavily ... More


Introduction Use and Waste in the Global Nuclear Order

Shampa Biswas

in Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680979
eISBN:
9781452948584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680979.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introductory Chapter begins by telling three “tales” of current nuclear events as hooks into the questions raised by the book. The chapter also poses the central research question, locates the ... More


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