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Nuclear Weapons, Justice and the Law

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ISBN13: 9780857939791
Published: December 2012
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback Hardback in 2011)
Price: £41.00
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780857931085

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It is often argued that the nuclear non-proliferation order divides the world into nuclear-weapon-haves and have-nots, creating a nuclear apartheid. Employing a careful and nuanced discussion of this claim, Elli Louka examines the architecture of the nuclear non-proliferation order, the fairness and effectiveness of international and regional institutions and scenarios for the future of nuclear weapons. A sophisticated study of a complex issue, this book is a must-read for policymakers and those who wish to understand the intricacies and challenges of developing institutions to address the nuclear weapon threat.

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Public International Law
Foreword by W. Michael Reisman
1. State of War
2. Risk Management in National Security Strategies
3. Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Energy: The Connection
4. The Architecture of the Non-Proliferation Order
5. The Fairness and Effectiveness of the Non-Proliferation Order
6. The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism: How to Make the World Proliferation Resistant
7. Just and Effective International Institutions
8. Just and Effective Regional Institutions
9. Can a Nuclear War be a Just War?
10. Controlling Nuclear Weapons
11. Enforcement, Preemption and Precautionary Self-defense