Arms Control [2 Volumes]: History, Theory, And Policy (praeger Security International).

Arms Control [2 Volumes]: History, Theory, And Policy (praeger Security International)

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0275998207
  • ISBN 13: 9780275998202


Arms Control: History, Theory, and Policy features in-depth, expert analysis and information on the full spectrum of issues relating to this critical topic. The first major reference on arms control in over a decade, the two-volume set covers historical context, contemporary challenges, and emerging approaches to diplomacy and human rights. Noted experts provide a full spectrum of perspectives on arms control, offering insightful analysis of arms-control agreements and the people and institutions behind them.

Volume 1 provides an accessible historical overview of the subject and a more detailed conceptual analysis of the foundations of arms control. Volume 2 covers the contemporary and practical issues of arms control, focusing on global issues that arms control advocates have been forced to address with varying degrees of success: a burgeoning international trade in conventional weapons; a closely related flood of small arms and light weapons used to fuel intrastate conflicts and even genocide; and the spread of nuclear weapons to potentially unstable regions of the world.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Praeger
  • Language: Eng English
  • Dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 2.30 (d)
  • Pages: 784
  • Date Published: 2011
  • Authors: Robert E. Williams Jr., Paul R. Viotti