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Scientists, the arms race, and disarmament

a Unesco/Pugwash symposium

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Published by Taylor & Francis, Unesco in London, Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementgeneral editor, Joseph Rotblat.
    ContributionsRotblat, Joseph, 1908-, Unesco.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.7 .S34 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3126839M
    ISBN 100850662346
    LC Control Number82239111

    The U.S., China and Russia are all boosting up their arsenal of nuclear weapons, Spiegel International reports. And while nuclear war hasn’t been too much of a concern since the Cold War, the outlet reports that a new arms race between the countries is already underway. This book is about the interest of the contemporary Soviet Union in various forms of arms control and disarmament measures. At a minimum it is useful to understand better why the Soviet Union behaved as it did over the past ten or so years in dealing with this range of issues.

    Comprising essays by leading scholars on nuclear disarmament, the book highlights arguments in favour and against a world without nuclear weapons (global zero). Political Science Nuclear Disarmament In The Twenty First Century. Author: Wade L. Huntley ISBN: the expansion of the nuclear arms race, and the START treaties. Study on Deterrence: Its Implications for Disarmament and the Arms Race, Negotiated Arms Reductions and International Security and Other Related Matters No. 16 The Naval Arms Race.

    Wittner is a history professor at the State University of Albany. His expertise is in peace movements, arms control and disarmament, and nuclear weapons policy. He authored the books One World or None: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement Through , Resisting the Bomb: A History of the World Disarmament Movement,   Scientists who helped arm the nation with nuclear bombs and a host of other terrifying weapons, or who watched their colleagues do so, took stock last week of efforts to curb the arms race.


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Scientists, the Arms Race, and Disarmament: A Unesco/Pugwash Symposium Unesco Taylor & Francis, - Armes nucléaires et désarmement - The arms race - pages. In detailed entries, the authors provide a wealth of information on such topics as the arms race, conventional and nuclear weapons, nuclear strategy, and disarmament.

The entries are cross-referenced, and there is an index. Of great value to general readers as well as specialists." Category: Political Science Arms Control And Disarmament. Get this from a library. Scientists, the arms race, and disarmament: a Unesco/Pugwash symposium.

[Joseph Rotblat; Unesco.;]. Views of the Arms Race. (Book Reviews: Scientists, the Arms Race and Disarmament)Author: George H. Quester. This volume contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Technology, Arms Race and Disarmament which took place at Castiglioncello, Italy, in September The papers the arms race strategic defence policies, nuclear weapons proliferation and the arms race control among many other topics.

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The international argument for disarmament launched by the pope’s speech at the Vatican Conference on Disarmament is furthered through essays and testimonies published in the related new book "A. August 6 is the 75th anniversary of the only time any nation in the world dropped an atomic bomb on people.

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A comprehensive survey of the nuclear arms race from a technological point of view, which will appeal to the scientist and non-scientist alike. Provides information for the layman on this current topic and is designed for undergraduate courses in political science, history, international studies, as well as physics courses on the subject.

Part of the Studies in Disarmament and Conflicts book series (SDC) Abstract When the leaders of the superpowers met in Geneva in they formally acknowledged this when they agreed that ‘A nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought’. This book is an attempt to assess the dangers of the arms race, and the importance of disarmament in national and international policy today, and to face the technical and political problems which will arise, when the governments begin the detailed consideration of how their present armaments can be reduced.

Disarmament and nuclear nonproliferation officials are worried that the repercussions of a treaty fallout could cause another nuclear arms race. The treaty expires Feb. Disarmament is the act of reducing, limiting, or abolishing ament generally refers to a country's military or specific type of weaponry.

Disarmament is often taken to mean total elimination of weapons of mass destruction, such as nuclear l and Complete Disarmament was defined by the United Nations General Assembly as the elimination of all WMD, coupled with the.

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At a military level, this approach would best limit the competitions that give rise to nuclear arms racing and reserves options for new agreements, cooperation, and dialogue on strategic weapons and. Confronting the Bomb tells the dramatic, inspiring story of how citizen activism helped curb the nuclear arms race and prevent nuclear war.

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He believes that while the Soviet Union is extremely unpleasant to its own citizens.Walter C. Clemens, Jr. (born April 6,in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States) is an American political scientist best known for advancing complexity science as an approach to the study of international relations and comparative has been active in the analysis of complexity science, arms control and disarmament, and U.S.

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