Causes And Consequences Of Nuclear Proliferation by Robert RauchhausCauses And Consequences Of Nuclear Proliferation by Robert Rauchhaus

Causes And Consequences Of Nuclear Proliferation

EditorRobert Rauchhaus, Matthew Kroenig, Erik Gartzke

Paperback | March 10, 2013

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This book offers valuable insights into the causes and consequences of nuclear proliferation.

Through the development of new datasets and the application of cutting edge research methods, contributors to this volume significantly advance the frontiers of research on nuclear weapons. Essays in this volume address why states acquire nuclear weapons, why they engage in nuclear cooperation, and also explore the relationship between nuclear weapons possession and a variety of security and diplomatic consequences. In addition to accelerating the development of an empirical research agenda, the chapters combine to form a coherent storyline that shows nuclear technology and capabilities have been under appreciated as a cause of proliferation in recent scholarly literature. For scholars and practitioners alike, there is a strategic logic to nuclear assistance that is essential to understand. Moreover, several of the essays show that the consequences of nuclear proliferation are more complex than is conventionally understood. Nuclear weapons can have both stabilizing and destabilizing effects. Nuclear weapons may simultaneously cause their owners to become more influential, more successful in the wars they choose to fight, and to have less intense conflicts, when these conflicts occur.

This book will be of much interest to students of arms control and nuclear proliferation, war and conflict studies, security studies and IR.

Robert Rauchhausis Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.Matthew Kroenigis Assistant Professor of Government at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.Erik Gartzkeis Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He has authored numerous journal arti...
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Title:Causes And Consequences Of Nuclear ProliferationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:March 10, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415723973

ISBN - 13:9780415723978

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Causes and Consequences of Nuclear ProliferationMatthew Kroenig, Erik Gartzke and Robert Rauchhaus  2. International Nonproliferation: Why Delegate to the International Atomic Energy Agency?Robert Brown 3. Membership Has Its Privileges: Conventional Arms and Influence within the Nuclear Non-Proliferation TreatyJennifer Erickson and Christopher Way  4. Importing the Bomb: Sensitive Nuclear Assistance and Nuclear Proliferation Matthew Kroenig  5. Taking a Walk on the Supply Side: The Determinants of Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Matthew Fuhrmann  6. A Bargaining Model of Nuclear Weapons Development and DisarmamentBrett V. Benson and Quan Wen  7. Nuclear Politics: The Political Decision to Acquire, Sustain or Discard a Nuclear ArsenalJames Wirtz  8. Bargaining, Nuclear Proliferation, and Interstate DisputesErik Gartzke and Dong-Joon Jo  9. The Spread of Nuclear Weapons and International Conflict: Does Experience Matter?Michael Horowitz  10. Evaluating the Nuclear Peace Hypothesis: A Quantitative Approach Robert Rauchhaus 11. Winning with the BombKyle Beardsley and Victor Asal  12. Risk Analysis of Nuclear DeterrenceMartin Hellman  13. Nuclear Disarmament: Can risk analysis inform the debate?Paul Nelson  14. The Perils of Predicting ProliferationAlexander Montgomery and Scott Sagan