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- DescriptionThe spread of nuclear weapons is one of the most significant challenges to global security in the twenty-first century. Limiting the proliferation of nuclear weapons and materials may be the key to preventing a nuclear war or a catastrophic act of nuclear terrorism. Going Nuclear offers conceptual, historical, and analytical perspectives on current problems in controlling nuclear proliferation. It includes essays that examine why countries seek nuclear weapons as well as studies of the nuclear programs of India, Pakistan, and South Africa. The final section of the book offers recommendations for responding to the major contemporary proliferation challenges: keeping nuclear weapons and materials out of the hands of terrorists, ensuring that countries that reunce nuclear weapons never change their minds, and cracking down on networks that illicitly spread nuclear techlogies. Nearly all the chapters in this book have been previously published in the journal International Security. It contains a new preface and one chapter commissioned specifically for the volume, Matthew Bunn's Nuclear Terrorism: A Strategy for Prevention. ContributorsSamina Ahmed, Chaim Braun, Matthew Bunn, Christopher F. Chyba, Matthew Fuhrmann, Sumit Ganguly, S. Paul Kapur, Ariel E. Levite, Peter Liberman, Austin Long, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Alexander H. Montgomery, Gaukhar Mukhatzhava, William C. Potter, Whitney Raas, Scott D. Sagan, Etel Solingen.
- Author BiographyMichael E. Brown is Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Owen Cote is Associate Director of the MIT Security Studies Program and Editor of the journal International Security. Sean M. Lynn-Jones is Editor of International Security, the International Security Program's quarterly journal. He is also series editor of the Belfer Center Studies in International Security, the Program's book series that is published by MIT Press. Steven E. Miller is director of the International Security Program at the Belfer Center.
- PublisherMIT Press Ltd
- Date of Publication02/03/2010
- SubjectPolitics: General & Reference
- Series TitleInternational Security Readers
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass.
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMIT Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight726 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byJr.,Michael E. Brown,Owen R. Cote,Sean M. Lynn-Jones
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Interest AgeFrom 18
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