Nuclear Weapons

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Nuclear Proliferation

Nuclear Weapons in Neorealist Theory

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Goldberg & Khanna (2000) Interview: Is Kenneth Waltz Still M.A.D. About Nukes? Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Vol.1, No.1 (Winter/Spring 2000), pp.51-56

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Krieger & Roth (2007) Nuclear Weapons in Neo-Realist Theory, International Studies Review, Vol.9, No.3 (Autumn 2007), pp.369-384

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Waltz, Kenneth (2012) Why Iran Should Get the Bomb, Foreign Affairs, Vol.91, No.4, pp.2-5

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Woods, Matthew (2002) Reflections on Nuclear Optimism: Waltz, Burke and Proliferation, Review of International Studies, Vol.28, No.1 (Jan 2002), pp.163-189

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Sagan, Scott D. (1996-1997) ‘Why Do States Build Nuclear Weapons? Three Models in Search of a Bomb,’ International Security, Vol.21, No.3, pp.54-86

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Lieber, Keir and Daryl G. Press (2013) ‘Why States Won’t Give Nuclear Weapons to Terrorists,’ International Security, Vol.38, No.1, pp.80-104

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Carver, Michael (1986) ‘Conventional Warfare in the Nuclear Age,’ Chapter 26 in Peter Paret (ed.) Makers of Modern Strategy: From Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age (New Jersey: Princeton University Press)

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Gavin, Francis J. (2015) ‘Strategies of Inhibition: US Grand Strategy, the Nuclear Revolution and Nonproliferation,’ International Security, Vol.40, No.1, pp.9-46

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Kemp, R. Scott (2014) ‘The Nonproliferation Emperor has No Clothes: The Gas Centrifuge, Supply-side Controls and the Future of Nuclear Proliferation,’ International Security, Vol.38, No.4, pp.39-78

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Hymans, Jacques (2006) ‘Theories of Nuclear Proliferation: the State of the Field,’ Nonproliferation Review, Vol.13, No.3, pp.455-465

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Miller, Nicholas L. (2014) ‘The Secret Success of Nonproliferation Sanctions,’ International Organization, Vol.68, No.4, pp.913-944

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Monteiro, Nuno P. and Alexandre Debs (2014) ‘The Strategic Logic of Nuclear Proliferation,’ International Security, Vol.39, No.2, pp.7-51

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Tannenwald, Nina (1999) ‘The Nuclear Taboo: The United States and the Normative Basis of Nuclear Non-Use,’ International Organization, Vol.53, No.3, pp.433-468

Waltz, Kenneth and Scott Sagan (2012) The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: An Enduring Debate (London: W. W. Norton) (Copy in the study)

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