Item description for Weapons Proliferation and World Order:After the Cold War by Brad Roberts...
With the end of the Cold War, the subject of weapons proliferation has acquired new interest and prominence. So too have questions about the nature of the world order that will succeed the structure of the last fifty years. This study explores the connections among these topics. It describes the prevailing conceptual model of nuclear proliferation, evaluates proliferation's changing technical features, considers economic and political factors bearing on its future rate and character, and speculates about proliferation's implications on the post-cold-war world order. It also considers the role of international public policy in meeting proliferation's challenges. Arguing that updated approaches are needed, the analysis emphasizes cooperative over coercive approaches to order. It concludes with an assessment of progress to date in meeting these new challenges, arguing that the new agenda is only slowly coming into focus.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Release Date Feb 7, 1996
ISBN 9041102051 ISBN13 9789041102058
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More About Brad Roberts
Brad Roberts is a Research Fellow in International Security Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.