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Introduction

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/9780199841271.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter analyzes how the legal framework intended to ensure nonproliferation—the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), adopted in 1970—is failing to contain the evolution and ... More


India and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Karthik Nachiappan

in Does India Negotiate?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199496686
eISBN:
9780199098170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496686.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this chapter, I unpack how India negotiates the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, recounting the transnational pressures pushing toward test ban negotiations and why those developments served ... More


Resilient Liberal International Practices

Emanuel Adler

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the integrative force of resilient liberal practices. It acknowledges that liberal order is in crisis, but asserts that liberal internationalism's permanent crisis is a source ... More


A Bifurcated Global Nuclear Order: Thou May vs. Thou Shall Not Possess or Use Nuclear Weapons

Ramesh Thakur

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190923846
eISBN:
9780190923860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923846.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The very destructiveness of nuclear weapons makes them unusable for ethical and military reasons. The world has placed growing restrictions on the full range of nuclear programs and activities. But ... More


Introduction: Global Nuclear Order in Conceptual and Historical Perspective

Nicola Horsburgh

in China and Global Nuclear Order: From Estrangement to Active Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198706113
eISBN:
9780191775277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706113.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction lays out the concept of global nuclear order and places it in global historical context. It starts out by embedding the concept within international relations theory, and in ... 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 Contestation of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime

Harald Müller and Alexandros Tokhi

in Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843047
eISBN:
9780191878947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843047.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The nuclear world order, and more specifically the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), represent since their very creation objects of contestation. This chapter argues that it ... More


Nuclear Weapons

William H. Boothby

in Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the issues surrounding nuclear weapons. It starts by noting the statements made by the NATO states when they ratified AP1 and reference is made to the declared position of the ... More


Are Nuclear Weapons Really Legal? Thoughts on the Sources of International Law and a Conception of the Law imperio rationis instead of ratione imperii

Daniel Thürer and Martin Zobl

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The only way a critical observer can consider the question of nuclear weapons is to say that disarmament efforts have not gone far enough. From a legal perspective, the causes of this failure are ... More


The Triumph of Diplomacy and Leadership

Beth A. Fischer

in The Myth of Triumphalism: Rethinking President Reagan's Cold War Legacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178172
eISBN:
9780813178189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178172.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Triumphalism not only claims to explain the surprising end of the Cold War, it also stipulates how to cope with current conflicts. But triumphalism is a series of myths. President Reagan did not seek ... More


The Labour Party and the World: - Volume 2 Labour's Foreign Policy since 1951

Rhiannon Vickers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067464
eISBN:
9781781703243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067464.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is the second book in a two-volume study tracing the evolution of the Labour Party's foreign policy throughout the twentieth century to the present date. It is a comprehensive study of the ... More


Secrecy and Transparency in the Early Nuclear Age: How They Both Failed World Federalists

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/9780226157924.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 3 analyzes how transparency works in treaty negotiations. It takes the case of the negotiations of the first nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament treaty that was tabled at the U.N. ... More


Engaging the Enemy

Beth A. Fischer

in The Myth of Triumphalism: Rethinking President Reagan's Cold War Legacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178172
eISBN:
9780813178189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178172.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Triumphalists contend that President Reagan won the Cold War by employing hard-line policies and refusing to negotiate with Moscow. Reagan’s refusal to engage with the enemy compelled the Soviet ... 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


Introduction

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/9780262027748.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The world has struggled for over six decades with the dangers posed by huge quantities of plutonium and highly enriched uranium, the chain reacting fissile materials that are the key ingredients of ... More


The Zenith of One-Nation Toryism 1957–1961

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Suez Canal incident brought painful realizations of diminished power in the international arena along with currency restrictions, social spending cuts, and petrol rationing due to related oil ... More


Brazil: An Emerging Nuclear Power

Carlo Patti

in Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060675
eISBN:
9780813050942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060675.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the past few years, Brazil has renewed its interest in nuclear energy both for peaceful and military use. Possessing the sixth largest reserve of the world’s uranium and the key technologies for ... More


Identifying the Protests and the Protest-Makers

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter is about the origins of the anti-nuclear-weapons campaigns in both countries, the British Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) and the West German Campaign against Atomic Death and the ... More


Nuclear disarmament, the New Left – and the case of E.P. Thompson

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the emergence of a mass movement for nuclear disarmament. The nuclear disarmament movement began to mobilize with the British government's announcement in 1957 that it was to ... More


The International Nuclear Order after the Cold War—Progress and Regress

William Walker

in The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The nuclear weapon’s emergence as an instrument of rivalry and deterrence, coupled with desire to use nuclear technology for civil purposes, created a pressing need, which continues, for the ... More


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