SIPRI Yearbook 1996: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorStockholm International Peace Research Institute

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This yearbook continues SIPRI's annual analyses of developments in major armed conflicts, in conflict prevention, management and resolution, and in peacekeeping, developments in chemical and biological weapons, new military technology, world military expenditure, nuclear explosions, armsproduction, the arms trade, and nuclear, chemical, and biological arms control. Special studies in this volume: * area studies of China and Korea, the Middle East, the former Yugoslavia, and Europe * the Nordic Rapid Reaction Forces * military research and development in the OECD countries * multilateral security-related export control measures * negotiations on a comprehensive nuclear test ban and a ban on the production of fissile material * conventional arms control in Europe * the nuclear non-proliferation regime after the NPT Review and Extension Conference * efforts to strengthen the constraints on `inhumane' conventional weapons The Yearbook has unique collections of official documents concluded during the year in the field of arms control, disarmament and international security. The annual accounts and analyses are heavily footnoted, providing a comprehensive bibliography in each subject area.

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This yearbook continues SIPRI's annual analyses of developments in major armed conflicts, in conflict prevention, management and resolution, and in peacekeeping, developments in chemical and biological weapons, new military technology, world military expenditure, nuclear explosions, armsproduction, the arms trade, and nuclear, chemical...

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) was founded in 1966 to commemorate 150 years of unbroken peace in Sweden. Its task is to conduct scientific research into questions of conflict and cooperation of importance for international peace and security, in order to contribute to an understanding of the conditions for pe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:868 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.97 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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`Anyone working seriously in the field of peace research and security policy waits each year for the new SIPRI Yearbook to replace the old. It is quite simply the one book in the field which is indispensible ... It is in every sense a mature product. Even as a reference work - to find outwho has signed what and when which agreement came into force - it is essential. The strength of the publication is quite simply the depth and quality of the data and the high standard of the authors ... vital for study if one is to avoid simplistic or false generalisations.'Roger Williamson, Crucible, 36th year July-September 1997