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Three Scenes of Sovereignty and Power

Etel Solingen

in Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970087
eISBN:
9780199333295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970087.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sovereignty and power are both ubiquitous and highly contested terms in international relations. Sovereignty comes in various forms, and these forms do not necessarily co-vary. Power, too, comes in ... More


Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Richard Falk, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Vesselin Popovski (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on the problematic relationship between legality and legitimacy when a nation (or nations) intervene in the work of other nations. The book brings together a wide range of ... More


Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Nicholas L. Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines the historical development and effectiveness of US efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Drawing on hundreds of declassified documents, the first part of the book shows ... More


Case Study: Biological Weapons Verification

Caroline Fehl

in Living with a Reluctant Hegemon: Explaining European Responses to US Unilateralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199608621
eISBN:
9780191731730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608621.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The verification protocol to the Biological Weapons Convention is the subject of the last case study. In the negotiations over this agreement, European advocates of intrusive verification were ready ... More


Conclusions

in Reluctant Restraint: The Evolution of China's Nonproliferation Policies and Practices, 1980-2004

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755528
eISBN:
9780804768245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755528.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China's behavior has changed, leading to the recognition of the value of nonproliferation. U.S. diplomacy significantly played in forcing China to extend its nonproliferation commitments. The missile ... More


Reluctant Restraint: The Evolution of China's Nonproliferation Policies and Practices, 1980-2004

Evan S. Medeiros

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755528
eISBN:
9780804768245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755528.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines one of the most important changes in Chinese foreign policy since the country opened to the world: China's gradual move to support the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, ... More


The Sources of US Nonproliferation Policy, 1945–1968

Nicholas L. Miller

in Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter traces the historical evolution of US nonproliferation policy from 1945 to 1968. It demonstrates that US policy prior to 1964 is best characterized as selective, as both the Eisenhower ... More


Master Builders and Deconstructionists

in Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760638
eISBN:
9780804770989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The global system was developed to forbid any form of nuclear proliferation which could be connected to a construction project. The building's load-bearing walls consist of agreements, rules, and ... More


Have International Institutions Made the World Safer?

Matthew Fuhrmann

in Atomic Assistance: How "Atoms for Peace" Programs Cause Nuclear Insecurity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450907
eISBN:
9780801465758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450907.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines whether the policies instituted by the international community, led by major powers such as the United States, to separate the peaceful and military uses of the atom have been ... More


Iran

Gawdat Bahgat

in Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the history of Iran's nuclear program since the late 1950s and the forces that shape the country's nuclear program. It explores the country's potential motives for acquiring ... More


Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Grégoire Mallard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How do diplomats interpret treaty rules in the field of international security? In a situation of increasing global legal complexity, do past regimes survive the entry into force of new and ... More


The Struggle of the Periphery

Hun Joon Kim

in The Massacres at Mt. Halla: Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452390
eISBN:
9780801470677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452390.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter looks at how the inauguration of President Kim Young-sam resulted in drastic reforms during his early years of presidency. Kim supported the prosecution of former presidents Chun ... More


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

Harold A. Feiveson, Alexander Glaser, Zia Mian, and Frank N. von Hippel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027748
eISBN:
9780262319188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027748.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The global stockpile, continued production and use of plutonium and highly enriched uranium – the fissile materials that are the essential ingredients of nuclear weapons – facilitates proliferation, ... More


The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Adam N. Stulberg and Matthew Fuhrmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Interest in nuclear energy has surged in recent years. Many tout this as important for meeting growing energy needs and redressing the problem of global climate change. Yet there are also risks that ... More


The Resilience of Opacity in a Changing International Legal Environment: How Europe Weighted East-West Negotiations of the NPT

Grégoire Mallard

in Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 7 analyzes how international organizations negotiate the interpretation of legal obligations when changes occur in the international legal environment. It describes how the production of soft ... More


Fissile Materials, Nuclear Power, and Nuclear Proliferation

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/9780262027748.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The 1953 U.S. Atoms for Peace initiative launched the dissemination of nuclear technologies to non-weapon states. It also led to the establishment in 1957 of the International Atomic Energy Agency ... More


Introduction: The Proliferation Problem

Nicholas L. Miller

in Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter introduces the puzzle that the remainder of the book addresses: specifically, the gap between longstanding predictions of nuclear domino effects and tipping points and the relatively ... More


Theorizing the Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Nicholas L. Miller

in Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter reviews existing theories of nuclear proliferation and nonproliferation policy and proposes two theories to explain how US nonproliferation policy has evolved over time and how effective ... More


The Sources of US Nonproliferation Policy, 1969–1980

Nicholas L. Miller

in Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores the changes in US nonproliferation policy from 1969 to 1980. After the Nixon administration initially downgraded the priority given to nonproliferation, India’s first nuclear ... More


Nonproliferation in Action: The United States and Friendly Countries’ Nuclear Weapons Programs, 1964–Present

Nicholas L. Miller

in Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes US policy toward all allied and unaligned countries that have pursued nuclear weapons since 1964, when the United States began moving toward an across-the-board nonproliferation ... More


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