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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


Who Builds Bombs?: How Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Facilitates the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

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/9780801450907.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines whether and how peaceful nuclear cooperation increases the likelihood that states will successfully build the bomb. Using qualitative historical analysis, it considers ten cases ... More


Futuramas and Atom Bombs

Matthew M. Lambert

in The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830401
eISBN:
9781496830456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830401.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter shifts away from geographical landscapes to focus on technology during the period. Not only does the chapter examine debates over the “technological sublime” at the 1939/40 New York ... More


Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Martha Smith-Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is about domination and resistance in the Pacific during the Cold War. In the race against the Soviet Union for nuclear supremacy, the United States tested a vast array of nuclear bombs and ... More


The uses of weapons

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

in Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620283
eISBN:
9781789629699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620283.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The second chapter begins by considering one of the key challenges facing an independent India – how to balance developmental needs with that militarization. The paradox of militarization was an ... More


Means of Warfare: The Traditional and the New Law

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

So far States have adopted two different approaches to the banning of weapons. They have either laid down general principles concerning broad and unspecified categories of weapons, or they have ... More


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