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Apocalypse never : forging the path to a nuclear weapon-free world

Author: Tad Daley
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.
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Argues that nuclear weapons pose the single most immediate peril to humans, explains that their abolition is both essential and achievable, and details what governments and individuals need to do to make this abolition a reality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tad Daley
ISBN: 9780813546612 0813546613 9780813553528 0813553520
OCLC Number: 320436887
Description: vii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Apocalypse soon? --
The essence of the problem: America's nuclear hypocrisy --
The nightmare of nuclear terror --
Accidental atomic apocalypse --
Nuclear crisis mismanagement: "there would be no learning curve" --
Intentional use: the nuclear legacy of George W. Bush --
The grand bargain of the nuclear nonproliferation treaty, and the rules of the nuclear game today --
Nuclear weapons are militarily unnecessary and militarily useless. for us. --
The architecture of a nuclear weapon-free world --
Breakout: could someone cheat and rule the world? --
How it might happen: transforming abolition from a utopian fantasy into a concrete political goal --
Apocalypse never.
Responsibility: Tad Daley.

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