State behavior and the nuclear nonproliferation regime [electronic resource] / edited by Jeffrey R. Fields
- Athens : University of Georgia Press, 
- Physical Description:
- xv, 321 pages ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Fields, Jeffrey R.
- Studies in security and international affairs
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- Explaining Dynamics and Stasis in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime : The Challenges of a Multiplicity of Public Goods / Jason Enia -- Glass Half Full? : Evaluating the Impact of New U.S. policy on the Legitimacy of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime / Nina Srinivasan Rathbun -- Construction of Threat and Nuclear Nonproliferation Measures : Considerations on Theory and Policy / Maria Rost Rublee -- Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation : Examining the Linkage Argument / Jeffrey W. Knopf --How Supportive of the Nonproliferation Regime Are the United States and Its Allies? : U.S. Security Guarantees and the Free Rider Problem / Lowell H. Schwartz -- The Nonproliferation Motivations of the Non-Aligned Movement / Deepti Choubey -- Russia, Iran, and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime / Robert J. Reardon -- Brazil and Mexico in the Nonproliferation Regime : Common Structures and Divergent Trajectories in Latin America / Arturo C. Sotomayor -- The Additional Protocol in the Middle East and North Africa : Explaining Lag in Adoption / Jim Walsh -- Conclusion / Jeffrey R. Fields.
- "This is an edited collection of essays that asks--and attempts to answer--a series of questions about global efforts of nuclear nonproliferation. Though there is almost universal membership in the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), why is there reluctance on the part of some countries to support measures to strengthen the regime through other means Various tools and instruments used to bolster the NPT--such as sanctions on resistant states, robust export controls, and anti-smuggling efforts--are resisted by some states, who often simultaneously argue that the proliferation of nuclear weapons and the spread of its technology is undesirable. Indeed, many member states pursue policies that are directly counterproductive to strengthening the NPT. For example, the United States has signed a nuclear cooperation agreement with India, a nuclear weapons-producing country that has not signed the NPT"--
- 9780820347295 (hardback)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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