Arms control [electronic resource] : history, theory, and policy / Robert E. Williams Jr. and Paul R. Viotti, editors.

Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger, 2012.
1 online resource (805 p.)
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Set against a backdrop of terrorism, rogue states, non-conventional warfare, and deteriorating diplomacy, this encyclopedia offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, up-to-date reference on the recent history and contemporary practice of arms control and nonproliferation.
Cover; Arms Control; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part I: An Introduction to Arms Control; Part I: Weapons of Mass Destruction; 1 Introduction: Arms Control's Third Era; 1 Arms Control: Biological and Chemical Weapons; 2 A Template for Understanding Arms Control; 3 Elements of a General Theory of Arms Control; 4 Arms Control and International Law; Part II: Philosophical Foundations; 5 The Philosophical Underpinnings of Arms Control; 6 Creative Spirit: The Self as a Force for Human Survival; 7 Deterrence, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament: The Nuclear Conundrum
Part III: Arms Control and the Social Sciences8 Arms Control in the Human Security Paradigm; 9 Conflict Resolution; 10 Anthropology and Arms Control; 11 Approaches to Arms Control Simulations: A Primer on Game Theory, Agent-Based Modeling, and Landscape Dynamics; Part IV: Arms Control and NGOs; 12 NGOs, Social Movements, and Arms Control; 13 NGOs and Arms Control Processes; Part V: Arms Control-Historical Perspectives; 14 Arms Control and Nuclear Weapons; 15 Strategic Arms Control since World War II; 16 The Perils of Arms Control: The Lessons of Naval Arms Limitation during the Interwar Years
17 The Convention on Cluster Munitions18 The Control of Landmines and Other Explosive Remnants of War; Appendix: Biographical Sketches; Bertha von Suttner; Woodrow Wilson; Nicholas II; Bertrand Russell; J. Robert Oppenheimer; Thomas C. Schelling; Andrei Sakharov; Hedley Bull; Helen Caldicott; Mohamed ElBaradei; Randall Forsberg; Jody Williams; Mikhail Gorbachev; Index; About the Contributors; Arms Control; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 2 Nuclear Proliferation; 3 Rethinking Our Nuclear Weapons Proliferation Threats and Solutions
4 Nuclear Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Missile Defenses5 Conventional and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation in East Asia; 6 Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe: A Further Step in the Arms Control Agenda?; 7 Conventional Arms Control in the Context of European Security; 8 Arms Control and European Security during the Cold War; 9 Israel, Iran, and the Arms Control Paradox in the Middle East; 10 A History of the Iranian Nuclear Program; Part II: Advanced Technologies-Outer Space and Cyberspace; 11 Keeping a Lid on Space Weaponization: The Prospects for an Arms Control Regime in Space
12 Dilemmas of Arms Control and CybersecurityAppendix: Arms Control Treaties; Chemical and Biological Weapons; Geneva Protocol against Using Chemical and Bacteriological Weapons: 1925; Biological Weapons Convention (BWC): 1972; Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC): 1993; Nuclear Weapons Treaties; Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT): 1968; Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: 1987; Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I): 1991; Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty II (START II): 1993 and 1997; Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT): 1996
Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (SORT): 2002
Includes index.
Williams, Robert E., 1959-
Viotti, Paul R.