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Title: The arms race and nuclear war

Abstract

Addressing the history, physics, biology, economics, politics, psychology, and ethics of nuclear armaments, the author provides a survey of diverse facets of the nuclear controversy. The study encompasses such key areas as nuclear hardware and technology; the short- and long-term effects of nuclear weapons; strategic doctrine, deterrence and defense policy; the arms race, arms control, and nuclear proliferation; and the economic impact, psychology, and ethics of nuclear armaments. A ''Policy Issues'' section, presenting both the advocate and opponent sides of the debate, is included with each chapter.

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5486521
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OSTI ID: 5486521
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; ARMS CONTROL; POLITICAL ASPECTS; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; ETHICAL ASPECTS; PROLIFERATION; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; COMPUTER CODES; ECONOMICS; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; HEARINGS; HISTORICAL ASPECTS; INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS; LEGISLATION; NATIONAL SECURITY; NUCLEAR DETERRENCE; PLANNING; PSYCHOLOGY; PUBLIC POLICY; AGREEMENTS; DOCUMENT TYPES; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; SECURITY; WEAPONS 350000* -- Arms Control-- (1987-); 290600 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Nuclear Energy

Citation Formats

Barash, D.P. The arms race and nuclear war. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Barash, D.P. The arms race and nuclear war. United States.
Barash, D.P. Thu . "The arms race and nuclear war". United States.
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year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1987},
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