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‘War No Longer Has Any Logic Whatever’: Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Thermonuclear Revolution

Andrew P. N. Eardmann

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

For Eisenhower, it was nuclear weapons’ destructive potential, not the image of a protracted conventional war, that destroyed the ’logic’ of war. He believed that thermonuclear weapons made any ... More


Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Vipin Narang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have ... More


Justice of the Peace? Future Challenges and Prospects for a Cosmopolitan Court

Steven C. Roach

in Governance, Order, and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546732
eISBN:
9780191720406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546732.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

The ICC Prosecutor's discretionary resolve in Uganda, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic has exposed many nuanced dimensions of classical and positive forms of ... More


Flight (II) The Mississippi Plantation

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During a nineteen-year period after Beanland had finally been dismissed, more than half of the adult men at the plantation (at least thirteen out of 25 adult males) fled at least once. These ... More


Deterring Unequally I: A Large-n Analysis

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter tests the deterrent effect of regional power nuclear postures in a large-n statistical design to systematically analyze whether, on average, some nuclear postures deter conflict better ... More


Conclusion

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reiterates the findings explored in this book and discusses their implications. In doing so, the chapter stresses the significance of the posited optimization theory. This theory is the ... More


Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More


Technological Change and Strategic Uncertainty 1959–1962

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Britain's dependence on the United States generated a prolongation of the V-bomber force's existence as well as a feasible and inexpensive nuclear deterrent. Nonetheless, the strained conditions of ... More


The Impact of Nassau on British Nuclear Strategy 1963–1964

John Baylis

in Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Due to the uncertain security in the employment of the British nuclear strategy, Britain engaged in the Nassau affairs. The Nassau conference signifies a treaty wherein the United States (at the time ... More


Does Criminal Law Deter?

Paul H. Robinson

in Distributive Principles of Criminal Law: Who Should be Punished How Much

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195365757
eISBN:
9780199867684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365757.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines that fundamental question of whether criminal law deters. Topics discussed include the prerequisites to deterrence, aggregated-effect studies, and the possibilities and ... More


Deterrence as a Distributive Principle

Paul H. Robinson

in Distributive Principles of Criminal Law: Who Should be Punished How Much

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195365757
eISBN:
9780199867684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365757.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines deterrence as a distributive principle. It argues that a deterrence-based distribution potentially can forfeit any crime-control gains when that distribution undermines the ... More


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Jean-Luc Nancy

in After Fukushima: The Equivalence of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263387
eISBN:
9780823266333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263387.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter warns of possible errors in the future. Fukushima is the apocalypse to what was Hiroshima. By using atomic power, it becomes possible to dissuade confrontation, and hail this as a ... More


Sex Offender Registration, Notification, and Restriction Laws

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines sex offender registration, notification, and restriction laws. It begins by looking at the historical roots of these laws—now long-defunct efforts by a number of states to ... More


Sentenced Individuals' Reactions to the Recidivist Sentencing Premium

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter turns to the critical question of the practice of imposing harsher sentences on recidivists. It describes participants' general reaction to the concept of harsher sentencing for repeat ... More


The United States, Part 2: Trapped by Voluntary Prisoner Repatriation

in Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762694
eISBN:
9780804772372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762694.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter investigates dynamics at the micro (operational and policy) level, which can be seen in the United States decision to adopt a policy of voluntary repatriation of prisoners of war (POWs). ... More


Managing psychopharmaceutical drugs under prescription regimes

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, María Elena Medina-Mora, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198818014
eISBN:
9780191859410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818014.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is extraordinary cross-national variation in the availability of prescription psychoactive drugs, with most prescription drug use being concentrated in developed countries. A variety of ... More


1905–1908: Going into Hibernation

Peter Ghosh

in Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter begins in 1905 when Weber started writing the PE, noting his detachment towards the text. Weber had no especial liking for the seventeenth-century subject matter of the PE, which relied ... More


India’s Nuclear Weaponization: Warheads, Delivery Systems, and Doctrinal Compatibility

T.S. Gopi Rethinaraj

in India's Military Modernization: Strategic Technologies and Weapons Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199451623
eISBN:
9780199085248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451623.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nuclear weapons development requires three critical elements: fissile materials, testing data, warheads and delivery systems. Estimates of India’s fissile material stocks suitable for military are ... More


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