Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Posture: Causes and by Neil Narang,Erik Gartzke,Matthew Kroenig

By Neil Narang,Erik Gartzke,Matthew Kroenig

This quantity examines the motives and results of nuclear postures and nonproliferation policies.

The real-world value of nuclear guns has ended in the construction of a voluminous scholarly literature at the factors and outcomes of nuclear guns proliferation. lacking from this literature, even if, is a extra nuanced research that strikes past a binary therapy of nuclear guns ownership, to an exploration of the way assorted nuclear postures and nonproliferation rules may perhaps effect the proliferation of nuclear guns and next defense results. This quantity addresses this deficit via concentrating on the factors and outcomes of nuclear postures and nonproliferation guidelines. it's the objective of this publication to strengthen the advance of a brand new empirical learn time table that brings systematic examine ways to undergo on new dimensions of the nuclear guns phenomenon. ahead of the contributions during this quantity, there was little facts to signify that nuclear postures and regulations have a significant influence at the unfold of nuclear guns or safeguard results. This ebook brings jointly a brand new new release of students, advancing cutting edge theoretical positions, and acting quantitative checks utilizing unique information on nuclear postures, nonproliferation guidelines, and WMD proliferation. jointly, the chapters during this quantity make novel theoretical, empirical, and methodological contributions to the sector of nuclear guns proliferation.

This booklet might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of nuclear proliferation, diplomacy and safeguard studies.

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