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Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain

Jack Garvey


This book proposes a new legal and institutional framework for the counterproliferation of nuclear weapons. Its proposal is designed to remedy the widely acknowledged breakdown of the architecture of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty on which we can no longer rely for global nuclear security. First, the book defines the distinctively dangerous character of contemporary nuclear risk and explains why the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty no longer provides a viable foundation for counterproliferation of nuclear weapons. It then sets out the reforms needed in order to limit the radical increase ... More

Keywords: counterproliferation, nuclear weapons, global national security, nuclear risk, reform, deterrence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199841271
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841271.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Garvey, author
University of San Francisco Law School