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The tradition of non-use of nuclear weapons

T. V. Paul

The tradition of non-use of nuclear weapons

by T. V. Paul

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons -- Government policy,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation -- Government policy,
  • Nuclear weapons -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Psychological aspects,
  • Deterrence (Strategy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementT.V. Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU264 .P38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16925714M
    ISBN 109780804761314, 9780804761321
    LC Control Number2008025300

    The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons (Stanford Security Studies) eBook: Paul, T.V.: : Kindle Store5/5(1). 1. Introduction: the tradition of nuclear non-use; 2. Explaining non-use; 3. Hiroshima and the origins of the nuclear taboo; 4. The Korean War: the emerging taboo; 5. The rise of the nuclear taboo, ; 6. Nuclear weapons and the Vietnam War; 7. Institutionalizing the taboo, ; 8. The Gulf War; 9. The taboo in the post-Cold Price: $

    TY - BOOK TI - The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons AU - Paul, T.V. SP - CY - Stanford PB - Stanford University Press PY - UR - 'At a time when the actual use of nuclear weapons is being contemplated as 'mini-nukes' or 'bunker-busters', Nina Tannenwald's book is a timely reminder of humanity's visceral recoiling from the use of the world's most destructive weapon.'.

    The book offers an in-depth analysis of the nuclear policies of the U.S., Russia, China, the UK, France, India, Israel, and Pakistan and assesses the contributions of these states to the rise and persistence of the tradition of nuclear : Stanford University Press. According to the author, the answer lies in a prohibition inherent in the tradition of non-use, a time-honored obligation that has been adhered to by all nuclear states—thanks to a consensus view that use would have a catastrophic impact on humankind, the environment, and the reputation of the user. The book offers an in-depth analysis of the nuclear policies of the U.S., Russia, China, the UK, France, Brand: Stanford University Press.


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Nina Tannenwald argues that this was not inevitable, but that a tradition of non-use of nuclear weapons has grown up, based on the feeling that nuclear weapons are not a legitimate weapon of by: According to the author, the answer lies in a prohibition inherent in the tradition of non-use, a time-honored obligation that has been adhered to by all nuclear states—thanks to a consensus view.

The book is organized around three intertwined themes: a historical account of the nonuse of nuclear weapons by the United States sincethe processes and factors linking rational self-interest and morality that led to the creation of the nuclear taboo, and the impact of the evolving nuclear taboo on US foreign policy.

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On these dimensions, T.V. Paul has written a very good book indeed The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons clearly has a great deal to offer to a variety of audiences.

It speaks to an 5/5(1). I have argued in my book, The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons (Stanford University Press, ), that a more modest tradition can be given partial credit for the absence of nuclear attacks on non-nuclear states.

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It is useful to be reminded of the instances in which the weapons might have been used, especially during the early years of the Cold War, before the tradition of nonuse was established. There might be questions about some of Paul's interpretations, but his basic analysis is.

According to the author, the answer lies in a prohibition inherent in the tradition of non-use, a time-honored obligation that has been adhered to by all nuclear states- thanks to a consensus view that use would have a catastrophic impact on humankind, the environment, and the reputation of the user.

1 Introduction: the tradition of nuclear non-use Within, at the most, ten years, some of those [nuclear] bombs are going off. I am saying this as responsibly as I can.

That is the certainty.1 C. Snow, Who could have believed fifty years ago that a new century would arrive – anew millennium – without anynuclear weapons being fired. They have also in many crises situations considered the use of nuclear weapons. I have argued in my book, The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons (Stanford University Press, ), that a more modest tradition can be given partial credit for the absence of nuclear attacks on non-nuclear Cited by: 8.

According to the author, the answer lies in a prohibition inherent in the tradition of non-use, a time-honored obligation that has been adhered to by all nuclear states—thanks to a consensus view that use would have a catastrophic impact on humankind, the environment, and the reputation of the user.

According to Paul, the answer lies in a prohibition inherent in tradition of non-use, a time-honored obligation that has been adhered to by all nuclear states - thanks to a consensus view that use would have a catastrophic impact on humankind, the environment, and the reputation of the user.

"Paul has produced an excellent book. The central argument that a tradition of non-use has restrained the use of nuclear weapons is well-developed and largely convincing. Although the extent of this influence is, of course, debatable, Paul succeeds in exploring the historical influence and broader implications of 5/5(1).

The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons stands to provide an example of the rigorous scrutiny to which classic paradigms must be subjected in the search for real-world policy solutions." Joint Forces Quarterly "This book is an excellent resource for students, scholars, and the policy : The book will be launched on Saturday, April 4, from p.m., at the Mount Royal Center, where a roundtable discussion will also be held.

WHAT: Roundtable discussion and book launch: The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons (Stanford University Press, ) WHO: T. Paul (McGill University) John M. Clearwater (author). In DecemberPaul's book The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons was selected by the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo for inclusion in the Peace Prize Laureate Exhibition honouring President Barack Obama.

Paul was appointed as the editor of the Georgetown University Press book series: South Asia in World Affairs in   The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons by T.

V. Paul,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).The central argument that a tradition of non-use has restrained the use of nuclear weapons is well-developed and largely convincing.

Although the extent of this influence is, of course, debatable, Paul succeeds in exploring the historical influence and broader implications of the tradition.