Nuclear Weapons, Justice and the Law

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Political Science - 440 pages
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Dr Elli Louka has written a courageously realistic yet hopeful book on one of the central problems of the twenty-first century. Louka offers an unflinching examination of the uses and potential abuses of the nuclear instrument currently and in projected f
 

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Contents

1 State of war
1
2 Risk management in national security strategies
34
the connection
78
4 The architecture of the nonproliferation order
98
5 The fairness and effectiveness of the nonproliferation order
185
how to make the world proliferation resistant
231
7 Just and effective international institutions
252
8 Just and effective regional institutions
282
9 Can a nuclear war be a just war?
308
10 Controlling nuclear weapons
338
11 Enforcement preemption and precautionary selfdefense
380
Index
417
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Elli Louka is the founder of Alphabetics Development & Investment (ADI), a company devoted to environment and development. She was a senior fellow at the Orville H. Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, where she published the Transnational Management of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and a Ford Foundation Fellow at New York University School of Law. Dr Louka is currently the recipient of the Marie Curie Fellowship provided by the European Commission of the European Union.

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