The Spread of Nuclear Weapons

The Spread of Nuclear Weapons : An Enduring Debate

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Over the past fifteen years, The Spread of Nuclear Weapons has been a staple in International Relations courses because of its brevity and crystal-clear explanations. The new edition, An Enduring Debate, continues the important discussion of nuclear proliferation and the dangers of a nuclear-armed world. With new chapters on the questions surrounding a nuclear North Korea, Iran, and Iraq and the potential for a world free of nuclear weapons, this Third Edition will continue to generate a lively classroom experience.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 20mm | 330g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Third Edition
  • 0393920100
  • 9780393920109
  • 256,004

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"This important book clearly and succinctly lays out the opposing views on whether nuclear proliferation makes the world more or less peaceful. . . . I can't think of a better book to recommend on the ABCs of nuclear proliferation." -- John J. Mearsheimer - University of Chicago "This book is a lively and genuine dialogue between two leading authorities on an issue of great importance for both scholarship and public policy." -- Robert Jervis - Columbia University
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About Scott Douglas Sagan

Scott D. Sagan is professor of political science at Stanford University and codirector of the Center for International Security and Cooperation. He is the author of The Limits of Safety: Organizations, Accidents, and Nuclear Weapons and Moving Targets: Nuclear Strategy and National Security. Kenneth N. Waltz is Emeritus Ford Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley and senior research associate at Columbia University's Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. His books include Man, the State, and War: A Theoretical Analysis and Theory of International Politics.
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