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Arms Control Law

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Edited by: Daniel H. Joyner

ISBN13: 9780754629535
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £230.00

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This volume features a selection of the best scholarship on international law as it is relevant to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The essays consider the nonproliferation legal regime as a normative system and offer a more discrete consideration of international law in each weapons of mass destruction technology area: nuclear weapons proliferation; chemical and biological weapons proliferation; and delivery systems proliferation.

In addition, the essays consider the closely related questions of the role, authority and track record of the UN Security Council in monitoring, implementing and enforcing compliance with these primary sources of nonproliferation law

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Public International Law
Part I Nonproliferation as a Normative System: The jurisprudence of nonproliferation: taking international law seriously, David Koplow
International law and weapons of mass destruction: end of the arms control approach?, David Fidler.
Part II Nuclear Weapons: The Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons: nuclear technology confronts world politics, Mason Willrich
The future of the NPT, John Simpson
Nuclear disarmament: how much have the five nuclear powers promised in the non-proliferation Treaty?, George Bunn and Roland Timerbaev
The IAEA safeguards system, Laura Rockwood
The nuclear suppliers group: history and functioning, Daniel H. Joyner
Nuclear-weapon-free-zones: a history and assessment, Jozef Goldblat
Something old, something new: the 2006 Semipalatinsk Treaty on a nuclear weapon-free zone in Central Asia, Marco Roscini
Arms control law in crisis? A study of the North Korean nuclear issue, Masahiko Asada
Why less is more: law and policy considerations on the Iranian nuclear issue, Daniel H. Joyner.
Part III Chemical and Biological Weapons: Chemical and biological weapons, Julian Robinson
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons: closer towards an international arms control organization? A quantum leap in the institutional law of arms control, E.P.J. Myjer
The shortcomings of indeterminacy in arms control regimes: the case of the Biological Weapons Convention, Jack Beard
CBW export controls: towards regime integration?, Alexander Kelle.
Part IV Missiles: Emptying the haunted air: the current and future missile control regime, Scott Jones
The ABM Treaty: changed circumstances, extraordinary events, supreme interests and international law, Rein Müllerson.
Part V The UN Security Council and Nonproliferation Law: Developments in the law of arms control as a result of the Iraq-Kuwait conflict, Dieter Fleck
Can international law protect states from the Security Council? Nuclear non-proliferation and the UN Security Council in a multipolar world, Daniel H. Joyner
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Series: International Law of Peace and Security

The International Law of Peace and Security: 4-Volume Set
Edited by: Nigel D. White
ISBN 9780754629597
Published March 2012
Post-Conflict Rebuilding and International Law
Edited by: Ray Murphy
ISBN 9780754629573
Published February 2012
The Use of Force in International Law ISBN 9780754629481
Published February 2012
Counter-Terrorism and International Law ISBN 9780754629474
Published February 2012