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Global Peace And Security

Trends And Challenges, 1st Edition

By Wolfram F Hanrieder


236 pages

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Focusing on the social, economic, and political structures of the postwar global order, this collection of essays discusses the search for a new international economic order, the transformation of the nation-state and the international balance of power, the technological and strategic dimensions of the nuclear age, East-West trade and technology tr

Table of Contents

Preface -- Learning Peace -- Transition to Peace and Justice: The Challenge of Transcendence Without Utopia -- Japan and the Future Trajectory of the World-System: Lessons from History? -- On the Rise of the Fourth World -- The Transatlantic Community and West European Integration: The Dynamics of Change -- The Soviet Union and World Order -- Promoting Technology Trade: Strategies for Suppliers and Recipients -- Nuclear Fission: Reaction to the Discovery in 1939 -- The SDI or Star Wars? An Owlish Perspective -- Ballistic Missile Defense and NATO

About the Author

Wolfram F. Hanrieder is professor of political science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is editor of Technology, Strategy, and Arms Control (Westview, 1986).

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