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Published: 05 March 2009

402 Pages


ISBN: 9780199204908

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International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Daniel H. Joyner

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • Offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the international law and organisations involved in WMD proliferation, incorporating legal, political, and foreign relations perspectives
  • Examines highly topical and pressing issues in contemporary current affairs such as the regulation of worldwide proliferation of weapons technologies (including chemical, biological, nuclear weapons) and the ongoing conflict in Iraq
  • Analyses the success of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty 1968, and diplomatic efforts to curb nuclear weapons growth since then
  • Of wide interest, including legal practitioners, politicians, NGO and military personnel, and UN officials, as well as legal and political scholars