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New Nukes: India, Pakistan & Global Nuclear Disarmament (Voices & Visions)

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Two of India's most respected and experienced journalists and longtime anti-nuclear activists, examine the causes and consequences of the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests, provide a framework for understanding the global context in which they occur and map out a new approach to global nuclear abolition.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-304) and index.

Table of Contents

The top story of the century — Block rivalry and the high noon of nuclearism — Hesitant and new : disarmament momentum after the Cold War — The road to Pokharan II and Chagai. "Safe" tests and popular doubts. The evolution of India's nuclear policy — South Asia in the nuclear trap : the causes and consequences of India and Pakistan going nuclear. No peace in the "Land of the Buddha"? Mine is bigger than yours : the Indian and Pakistani test yields — Indefensible arms : the ethics of war and nuclear weapons. Bombing Bombay : more devastating than Hiroshima? Toys for boys : how nuclearism works against women — An inaffordable arsenal : the cost of a "credible minimal deterrent" — The deterrence delusion : why nuclear weapons don't generate security. Ramshackle deterrence — Frm abstinence, to ambibuity, to the nuclear blasts — Challenges to the global nuclear order : whose crisis? whose dilemma? Where are the missiles? — The struggle for nuclear weapons abolition. Marxists and the bomb.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566563178
Introduction:
Roy, Arundhati
Author:
Bidwai, Praful
Author:
Vanaik, Achin
Author:
Roy, Arundhati
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military - Nuclear Warfare
Subject:
International Security
Subject:
Arms Control
Subject:
Nuclear weapons
Subject:
Nuclear disarmament
Subject:
Nuclear nonproliferation
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - International Secur
Subject:
International Relations - Arms Control
Subject:
International Relations - Treaties
Subject:
Nuclear weapons -- India -- Testing.
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Voices & Visions (Paperback)
Series Volume:
05-10927
Publication Date:
19990531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.98x5.88x1.01 in. 1.07 lbs.

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