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A Nuclear-weapon-free World

Desirable? Feasible?, 1st Edition

By Joseph Rotblat


238 pages

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This book provides an outline of the essential provisions of a nuclear-weapon-free world treaty and the inevitable problems of enforcement. It presents the study and debates in wide sectors of the community on the ways and means by which nuclear weapons might eventually be eliminated.

Table of Contents

A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Executive Overview Part A: Historical Review 1. Past Attempts to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Part B: Desirability of a NWFW 2. Nuclear Weapons After the Cold War Carl Kaysen 3. A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: is It Desirable? is It Necessary? Part C: Feasibility of a NWFW 4. Technological Problems of Verification 5. The Breakout Problem 6. Societal Verification 7. A NWFW Regime: Treaty for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons 8. Verification and Enforcement in a NWFW 9. International Security in a NWFW 10. Making Nuclear Weapons Illegal Part D: Alternative Routes to a NWFW 11. Nuclear Weapons for the United Nations? 12. An International Nuclear Security Force 13. An Asymptotic Approach to a NWFW Part E: Intermediate Steps 14. Approaches Towards a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

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