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Longing for International Control, Banking on American Superiority: Harry S. Truman's Approach to Nuclear Weapons

S. David Broscious

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:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Although Harry Truman embraced the idea of a ’nuclear revolution’, he also remained convinced that, despite this revolution, other environmental factors still held force – namely, international ... More


Germany

Dieter Rucht and Jochen Roose

in Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252060
eISBN:
9780191601064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252068.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The incidence of environmental protest in Germany and Berlin is examined by means of an analysis of all the environmental protest events reported in die Tageszeitung during the years 1988–97. ... More


THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Harsh Pant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In October 2008, United States President, George W. Bush signed a law allowing civilian nuclear trade with India. The US-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Non-proliferation Enhancement Act was a ... More


After Fukushima: Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy

Jacques E. C. Hymans

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, many observers expected that Japan would decide to abandon nuclear power as a major energy source. Others expected that it ... More


Energy Transitions in the Twentieth Century

Malanima Paolo, Astrid Kander, and Paul Warde

in Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143620
eISBN:
9781400848881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143620.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines energy transitions in twentieth-century Europe. It begins with a discussion of the rise in energy consumption in the twentieth century and the breakthrough of oil and ... More


The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Helmut Hofmann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book offers a survey of nuclear physics at low energies and discusses similarities to mesoscopic systems. It addresses systems at finite excitations of the internal degrees of freedom where ... More


Energy Issues in the EU and Taiwan

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Energy presents the EU and Taiwan with serious political and existential challenges. The EU and Taiwan have to cope with trade-offs between secure energy supplies, environmental costs and benefits, ... More


Conclusion: Explaining Nuclear Policy Reversals

Christian Schulze

Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds)

in The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter first evaluates the hypotheses presented in Chapter 2, drawing on the book’s seven country case studies. Second, it extends the scope of analysis to all of Western Europe, with short ... More


Correlates of Nuclear Energy: Back to the Future or Back to Basics?

Bernard Gourley and Adam N. Stulberg

in The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804784177
eISBN:
9780804785303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784177.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter offers quantitative analysis of factors associated with nuclear power development from 1950 to 2001. It shows that high levels of economic development and energy insecurity have ... More


Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Ian Bellany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides an introduction to the technical aspects of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. It considers nuclear weapons from varying perspectives, including the technology perspective, which ... More


The Concept of Sovereignty within Nuclear Energy Law

Nathalie Horbach and Pieter Bekker

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on issues relating to the evolving concept of sovereignty within the area of international nuclear energy law, by discussing recent trends in nuclear responsibility and ... More


Proliferation

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers why the spread of nuclear weapons to new possessors has been generally recognized as dangerous, and then notes the array of instruments, centred upon the 1968 Nuclear ... More


The 1970s: The Nuclear Relationship under the Shah

Steven Hurst

in The United States and the Iranian Nuclear Programme: A Critical History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748682638
eISBN:
9781474453912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682638.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The main focus of the chapter is on the period between 1974 and 1978, when the Shah sought to accelerate Iran's nuclear programme, creating tensions with the USA. This short period witnessed the ... More


African Americans, LULUs, and Free Informed Consent

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Environmental Justice: Creating Equity, Reclaiming Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152036
eISBN:
9780199833665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152034.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using case studies focusing on energy development in Louisiana, the chapter analyzes the concepts of equality and free informed consent in order to show how African‐Americans are typically victims of ... More


The Nuclear Deal's Challenge to the Non-Proliferation Regime

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Negotiating the nuclear pact between India and the United States proved problematic because of the two competing imperatives of the latter's foreign policy: great power politics versus nuclear ... 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


In Search of the Optimum Energy Mix: Japanese Laws Promoting Non-Fossil-Fuel Energy

Kazuhiro Nakatani

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Japan's move away from a carbon economy is required for the following two reasons. First, under the Kyoto Protocol, Japan has to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 6 per cent below the 1990 level ... More


Nuclear Energy: A Rising-Cost Technology

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

All other things being equal, a CO2 price thus tends to decrease the cost of nuclear power compared to fossil fuel energy. Would the widespread introduction of carbon pricing then justify the use of ... More


Domestic Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The transformation of India's relations with the United States was associated with domestic politics in both countries. From the very start, President George W. Bush viewed India as a natural and ... 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


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