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Nuclear proliferation in the 1980s

Nuclear proliferation in the 1980s

perspectives and proposals

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear nonproliferation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William H. Kincade and Christoph Bertram.
    ContributionsKincade, William H., Bertram, Christoph, 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.73 .N825 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3505459M
    ISBN 100312579756
    LC Control Number82042602

    Focusing on clandestine Indian nuclear proliferation during –, the book argues that efficient decision-making is dependent on strongly established knowledge actors, high information turnover and the capacity of leaders to effectively monitor their agents.   Nuclear proliferation became an increasingly major concern after France and then China joined the nuclear “club” in the s. However, it was not until India’s “peaceful nuclear explosive” test of that a real sense of potential worldwide crisis emerged, which also spawned a substantial amount of serious writing on the issue. The basic puzzle facing the study of nuclear Cited by: 1.

    The Nuclear Freeze campaign was a mass movement in the United States during the s to secure an agreement between the U.S. and Soviet governments to halt the testing, production, and deployment of nuclear weapons. The movement quickly gained enormous public support and, together with antinuclear allies abroad. Nuclear proliferation, the spread of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons technology, or fissile material to countries that do not already possess them. The term is also used to refer to the possible acquisition of nuclear weapons by terrorist organizations or other armed groups. Read More on This Topic. nuclear power: Proliferation.

    Nuclear-related books in the personal collection of the webmaster. Includes pro-, con-, government, etc.. This list does not include all government documents in my collection. See end for list of video titles. It is also missing a collection of books currently stored at a distant location. For a list of nuclear reactors in the United States. See Mitchell Reiss, Bridled Ambition: Why Countries Constrain Their Nuclear Capabilities (Woodrow Wilson Center Press, ), chaps. ; Lewis A. Dunn, Controlling the Bomb: Nuclear Proliferation in the s (Twentieth Century Fund, ), pp. , 17, , ; Thomas Jonter, Sweden and the Bomb: The Swedish Plans to Acquire Nuclear.


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Nuclear Proliferation in the s, Perspectives and Proposals. Topics include; Why nations go nuclear, constraints on nuclear power exports and nuclear weapons, the future of the Non-proliferation Treaty, the view from the Third World, commercialization of nuclear power in the developing countries, s: 0.

There are sections on nuclear proliferation, likely scenarios that might spark a nuclear conflaguration (even then, Kashmir was seen as a likely trouble spot!), and the effects of new nuclear weapons, such as neutron bombs.

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Start by marking “Controlling the Bomb: Nuclear Proliferation in the s” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 3/5(1). Nuclear Proliferation in the s Perspectives and Proposals. Editors (view affiliations) William H. Kincade; Christoph Bertram.

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Nuclear proliferation in the s Joseph S. Nye Jr. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. is professor of government at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts He was deputy under-secretary of state for I security assistance, science and technology from to Going Nuclear: Nuclear Proliferation and International Security in the 21st Century (International Security Readers) by Michael E.

Brown, Owen R. Coté Jr., et al. | Feb 5, out of 5 stars 3. An updated edition of ABC-CLIO's classic reference book on nuclear arms programs and proliferation in nations around the world. Fully updated and revised since its initial publication, Nuclear Weapons and Nonproliferation, Second Edition explores all key issues related to the proliferation of nuclear weapons and efforts to curb them, from the U.S.

atomic bomb project. Analysts of international politics have debated heatedly over the likely consequences of the spread of nuclear weapons. Most argue that nuclear proliferation will destabilize the world and increase the risk of nuclear war. Others counter that the threat of nuclear war is enough to convince new nuclear nations to adopt prudent security this book, Devin Hagerty.

Abstract. The explosion of a ‘peaceful nuclear device’ by India on 18 Maymust be considered a watershed in the perception of the nonproliferation issue: If the problem appeared to be a difficult but manageable one before the Rajasthan test the general assumption after the Indian step was that things were threatening to go out of : Theodor Winkler.

Washington, D.C., Janu – From the late s until the late s, U.S. government officials worried that Taiwanese leaders might make a “fundamental decision” to develop nuclear weapons.

Documents published today for the first time by the National Security Archive illustrate Washington’s efforts to keep tabs on military and scientific research and to intervene when. 66 pp. This book reviews the major problems connected with the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in the s.

Although the NPT is the principal political instrument to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, its present parties do not include those states most likely to acquire these weapons in the near future. Nuclear weapons produce large explosions and hazardous radioactive byproducts by means of either nuclear fission or nuclear fusion.

Nuclear weapons can be delivered by artillery, plane, ship, or ballistic missile (ICBM); some can also fit inside a suitcase. The Causes of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation. () pioneering book The Dynamics. of Nuclear Proliferation and Stoll’s the s and, after dismantling the : Scott Sagan.

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In mid a second conference for the review of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will take place in Geneva. Given the importance of preventing, or at least slowing down, nuclear weapon proliferation, this conference will be a crucial event in the field of arms control and disarmament.

Nuclear proliferation is part politics, part science and technology. This appendix is the single best introduction to the science and technology part: the principles of fission and fusion, the physical properties of fissile material, the design for both fission and fusion nuclear weapons, and the production of fissile : Bradley A.

Thayer. Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Theodore B. Taylor Chairman, NOVA, Damascus, Maryland. Taylor, a former nuclear weapons designer, received the US Atomic Energy Commission’s Lawrence Memorial Award and was Deputy Director of the Defense Nuclear Agency.

He is a Fellow of the American Physical Size: 33KB. Controlling the bomb: nuclear proliferation in the s. [Lewis A Dunn] -- Proposes measures that the U.S.

might consider to limit the size and sophistication of the next generation of nuclear. No agreement was reached on arms limitation, although the Soviet Union and the United States moved closer together on the issue of the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

The two countries proposed () to the commission a year nonproliferation agreement that was later approved by the UN General Assembly and took effect in ; it was made permament in. Arora, Nath: Nuclear Weapons; A Changing Facade of War.

Delhi: Radha Pub.,p., Rs. Bailey, Kathleen C (ed): Weapons of Mass Destruction (Costs Versus. The standard discourse on nuclear-weapons proliferation often starts from the premise that the global norm of non-proliferation is fast crumbling into dust. But in fact, as I point out in my new book, Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Cambridge University Press, ), the world has experienced a dramatic slowdown in the pace of proliferation over.This book examines India’s nuclear program, and it shows how secrecy inhibits learning in states and corrodes the capacity of decision-makers to generate optimal policy choices.

Focusing on clandestine Indian nuclear proliferation during –, the book argues that efficient decision-making.