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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jacques E C Hymans
|ISBN:||9780521767002 0521767008 9780521132251 0521132258|
|Awards:||Winner of Grawemeyer Award - Improving World Order 2014.
Winner of APSA Science, Technology and Environmental Politics Organized Section Don K. Price Award 2013.
Winner of National Academy of Public Administration Louis Brownlow Award 2013.
|Description:||xii, 315 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||1 The puzzle of declining nuclear weapons project efficiency 1 --
2 A theory of nuclear weapons project efficiency and inefficiency 41 --
3 Spinning in place: Iraq's fruitless quest for nuclear weapons 79 --
4 How did China's nuclear weapons project succeed? 124 --
5 Proliferation implications of international civil nuclear cooperation: theory and a case study of Tito's Yugoslavia 157 --
6 Proliferation implications of footloose nuclear scientists: theory and a case study of Peron's Argentina 203 --
7 Empirical extensions: Libya, Pakistan, North Korea, Iran 239 --
8 Lessons for policymakers and directions for future research 262.
|Responsibility:||Jacques E.C. Hymans.|
'A masterful, highly readable, outside-the-box analysis of a central problem of international relations. It convincing[ly] demonstrates that the fashionable alarmism over nuclear proliferation, and