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Thinking about nuclear weapons : principles, problems, prospects

Author: Michael Quinlan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Quinlan
ISBN: 9780199563944 0199563942
OCLC Number: 939022492
Notes: Reprinted 2013.
Description: xxi, 194 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: PART I: The significance of nuclear weapons. The nuclear revolution --
The tools of thinking --
Deterrence --
Nuclear deterrence in NATO --
The ethics of nuclear weapons --
PART II: Managing nuclear weapons. Risks --
Proliferation --
Arms racing, costs, and arms control --
Easements and escape routes --
PART III: National nuclear-weapon postures and policies: Britain, India, Pakistan. United Kingdom doctrine and policy --
Nuclear weapons in South Asia --
PART IV: The path ahead. The abolition of nuclear armouries? --
The practical agenda.
Responsibility: Michael Quinlan.
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