The Politics of Nuclear Non-Proliferation
A Pragmatist Framework for Analysis
|Series title:||CSS Studies in Security and International Relations Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $155.00|
| Book Description: |
This book examines the puzzle of why some states acquire nuclear weapons, whereas others refrain from trying to do so - or even renounce them.
Based on the predominant theoretical thinking in International Relations it is often assumed that nuclear proliferation is inevitable, given the anarchic nature of the international system. Proliferation is thus often explained by vague references to states' insecurity in an anarchic environment. Yet, elusive generalisations and grand,...