Arms Control in the 21st Century: Between Coercion and by Oliver Meier,Christopher Daase

By Oliver Meier,Christopher Daase

This quantity evaluates the impression of coercive palms keep an eye on efforts to lessen the unfold of guns of mass destruction within the twenty-first century.

A new paradigm in fingers keep an eye on is progressively changing the concept that collectively agreed regulations on armaments can enhance foreign safety. therefore, Hedley Bull’s vintage definition of hands keep an eye on because the "cooperation among hostile pairs of states in army affairs" should be amended by means of a brand new inspiration of coercive fingers keep watch over because the set of non-cooperative and non-reciprocal measures to limit the guns or army functions of definite states.

This quantity addresses the subject of the way this ongoing paradigmatic shift will impact the effectiveness of palms keep watch over as a clash administration instrument.While a few argue that new tools can supplement and advance conventional, multilateral and inclusive fingers keep watch over regimes, others preserve that conflicts and contradictions among coercive and cooperative hands keep watch over regimes will seriously restrict their effectiveness. This quantity presents a discussion board for teachers and practitioners from worldwide to debate those advancements intensive and to evaluate the categorical strengths and weaknesses of those new tools of fingers control.

This ebook could be of a lot curiosity to scholars of fingers keep watch over, worldwide governance, overseas coverage and IR/Security experiences in general.

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