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A world at the crossroads : new conflicts, new solutions : annals of Pugwash 1993, edited by Joseph Rotblat, Sven Hellman

Label
A world at the crossroads : new conflicts, new solutions : annals of Pugwash 1993
Title
A world at the crossroads
Title remainder
new conflicts, new solutions : annals of Pugwash 1993
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph Rotblat, Sven Hellman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book focuses on subjects of great topical interest, such as nuclear disarmament, trade in arms, peacekeeping and conflict resolution, environmental security and sustainability. Major themes include the elimination of nuclear weapons, control of the arms trade, the role of multinational and international organizations in peace-keeping, environmental sustainability and security in the Nordic/Baltic region
Dewey number
327.1/74
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rotblat, Joseph
  • Hellman, Sven
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear disarmament
  • Arms control
  • Conflict management
  • Security, International
Label
A world at the crossroads : new conflicts, new solutions : annals of Pugwash 1993, edited by Joseph Rotblat, Sven Hellman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • PREFACE; Notes on the Contributors; Abbreviations and Acronyms; PART I TOWARDS A NUCLEAR-WEAPON-FREE WORLD; TOWARDS NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT; The Rules of the Game are Changing; A New Security Doctrine has not Emerged; Leftovers from Fifty Years of Nuclear Disarmament; Security Council-Type Enforcement of Control; Energy in the Twenty-First Century, and Necessary Investment in it; References; THE ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IS THE ONLY WAY TO PEACE; THE NEAR-TERM AGENDA FOR NUCLEAR WEAPONRY; Prologue; The Proliferation Hazard of Surplus Nuclear Weaponry; The Non-Possession Imperative
  • Why the Near Term?The Current Nuclear Weapons Status; Cooperative Denuclearization: From Pledges to Deeds; Nuclear Test Restrictions; What Should Be Done?; SDI and Space Weapons; Cut-off and Transfer of Fissile Material; Weapons Uranium Quickly Transformed into Weapon-Useless Reactor Fuel; Energy Security and the Future of Plutonium; Concluding Remarks; References; NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT PROBLEMS; Political Aspects; The Ukrainian Case; Influence of Technological Progress on Disarmament; Conversion of Fissile Materials; Conclusion
  • TECHNICAL AND SOCIO-POLITICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A NUCLEAR-WEAPON-FREE WORLDIntroduction; Technical Requirements; Socio-Political Requirements; Concluding Remarks; References; PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS FOR THE NPT REVIEW; The 1995 Conference; Alternatives to the NPT; ARABS AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST; PART II ARMS REDUCTION AND TRANSFER; THE ARMS TRADE; Introduction; The Objective; Some History; After World War II; Assessment; Alternative Approaches; THE UNITED NATIONS ARMS REGISTER: A PROGRESS REPORT; Introduction; Overview; Establishing and Implementing the Arms Register
  • The Experts' ReportThe Devil is in the Details; Regional Workshops; Implementing the Register; Assessment of the Register; Advantages and Potential Capability of the Register; Limitation of the Register; Conclusion; References; THE UNITED NATIONS REGISTER: PRODUCERS AND RECIPIENTS; Introduction; Conclusions; PART III THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS; GLOBAL GOVERNANCE; A MORAL EQUIVALENT TO WAR; References; THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE MAINTENANCE OF PEACE AND SECURITY: CHALLENGES AND CHOICES; The UN: A Reluctant Superpower?; New Dimensions; From Confrontation to Cooperation
  • Rising Mandates -- and ExpectationsCumulative Effect: Over-burdening; Facing the Obstacles; Peace-keeping Operations; Reflections for the Future; References; UN PEACE-KEEPING INTERVENTIONS IN CONFLICT SITUATIONS; UN in Conflict Resolution: Peace-making with Diplomatic Means; UN in Peace-keeping: An Update on Activity and Finances; Drift in the Concept of Peace-keeping; Peace-making with Military Means?; References; CONFLICT SOLUTION: THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; PEACE-KEEPING INTERVENTIONS IN CONFLICT SITUATIONS; References; GERMANY'S NEW ROLE IN WORLD AFFAIRS; Background
Control code
ocn842932946
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814327008
Level of compression
unknown
Note
World Scientific Publishing
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842932946
Label
A world at the crossroads : new conflicts, new solutions : annals of Pugwash 1993, edited by Joseph Rotblat, Sven Hellman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • PREFACE; Notes on the Contributors; Abbreviations and Acronyms; PART I TOWARDS A NUCLEAR-WEAPON-FREE WORLD; TOWARDS NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT; The Rules of the Game are Changing; A New Security Doctrine has not Emerged; Leftovers from Fifty Years of Nuclear Disarmament; Security Council-Type Enforcement of Control; Energy in the Twenty-First Century, and Necessary Investment in it; References; THE ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IS THE ONLY WAY TO PEACE; THE NEAR-TERM AGENDA FOR NUCLEAR WEAPONRY; Prologue; The Proliferation Hazard of Surplus Nuclear Weaponry; The Non-Possession Imperative
  • Why the Near Term?The Current Nuclear Weapons Status; Cooperative Denuclearization: From Pledges to Deeds; Nuclear Test Restrictions; What Should Be Done?; SDI and Space Weapons; Cut-off and Transfer of Fissile Material; Weapons Uranium Quickly Transformed into Weapon-Useless Reactor Fuel; Energy Security and the Future of Plutonium; Concluding Remarks; References; NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT PROBLEMS; Political Aspects; The Ukrainian Case; Influence of Technological Progress on Disarmament; Conversion of Fissile Materials; Conclusion
  • TECHNICAL AND SOCIO-POLITICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A NUCLEAR-WEAPON-FREE WORLDIntroduction; Technical Requirements; Socio-Political Requirements; Concluding Remarks; References; PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS FOR THE NPT REVIEW; The 1995 Conference; Alternatives to the NPT; ARABS AND WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST; PART II ARMS REDUCTION AND TRANSFER; THE ARMS TRADE; Introduction; The Objective; Some History; After World War II; Assessment; Alternative Approaches; THE UNITED NATIONS ARMS REGISTER: A PROGRESS REPORT; Introduction; Overview; Establishing and Implementing the Arms Register
  • The Experts' ReportThe Devil is in the Details; Regional Workshops; Implementing the Register; Assessment of the Register; Advantages and Potential Capability of the Register; Limitation of the Register; Conclusion; References; THE UNITED NATIONS REGISTER: PRODUCERS AND RECIPIENTS; Introduction; Conclusions; PART III THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS; GLOBAL GOVERNANCE; A MORAL EQUIVALENT TO WAR; References; THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE MAINTENANCE OF PEACE AND SECURITY: CHALLENGES AND CHOICES; The UN: A Reluctant Superpower?; New Dimensions; From Confrontation to Cooperation
  • Rising Mandates -- and ExpectationsCumulative Effect: Over-burdening; Facing the Obstacles; Peace-keeping Operations; Reflections for the Future; References; UN PEACE-KEEPING INTERVENTIONS IN CONFLICT SITUATIONS; UN in Conflict Resolution: Peace-making with Diplomatic Means; UN in Peace-keeping: An Update on Activity and Finances; Drift in the Concept of Peace-keeping; Peace-making with Military Means?; References; CONFLICT SOLUTION: THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; PEACE-KEEPING INTERVENTIONS IN CONFLICT SITUATIONS; References; GERMANY'S NEW ROLE IN WORLD AFFAIRS; Background
Control code
ocn842932946
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814327008
Level of compression
unknown
Note
World Scientific Publishing
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842932946

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