Nuclear Weapons and International Security: Collected Essays by Ramesh Thakur

By Ramesh Thakur

This quantity brings jointly greater than 3 a long time of study and writings through Professor Ramesh Thakur at the demanding situations posed by way of nuclear weapons.

Following an advent to the present nuclear country of play, the booklet addresses the problem of nuclear guns in 3 components. half I describes the scholar-practitioner interface in attempting to come to grips with this problem, the most coverage effect on protection method, and many of the destiny nuclear situations. half II addresses local nuclear demanding situations from the South Pacific to East, South and West Asia and thereby highlights severe deficiencies within the normative structure of the nuclear fingers regulate and disarmament regime. ?In the 3rd and ultimate half, the chapters talk about local nuclear-weapon-free zones, NPT anomalies (and their implications for the way forward for the nuclear fingers keep watch over regime) and, ultimately, examine the worldwide governance structure of nuclear safeguard in mild of the 3 Nuclear defense Summits among 2010 and 2014. The concluding bankruptcy argues for relocating in the direction of an international of gradually decreased nuclear guns in numbers, lowered salience of nuclear guns in nationwide protection doctrines and deployments, and, eventually, a denuclearized world.

This booklet might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of nuclear proliferation, international governance, overseas companies, international relations and protection studies.

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