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Stephen M. Younger

Endangered Species

How We Can Avoid Mass Destruction and Build a Lasting Peace

€ 18.34

A former nuclear weapons designer discusses the increasing threat posed by weapons of mass destruction and their ownership by small countries, groups, and individuals, in a practical survey that shares the author`s recommendations for preventing large-scale violence. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgments ix
Preface xi
INTRODUCTION The Imperative for Change 1
PART I Setting the Stage: Human Beings and the Societies We Live In
ONE Do Our Genes Condemn Us to War?
19
TWO Some Useful Lessons from History
39
THREE A Realistic Assessment of the World We Live In
54
PART II The Limits of Choice: How Technology and Culture Will Affect Our Future
FOUR Two Technologies That Will Shape the World
81
FIVE How Culture and Ecology Will Limit Our Actions
110
SIX Why Most Strategic Plans Fail
125
PART III The Tools of Change: What We Can Do to Prevent Mass Violence
SEVEN Politics and Diplomacy as Tools for Peace
139
EIGHT Economic Measures to Reduce the Probability of Mass Violence
167
NINE Military Capability to Make and Keep the Peace
188
TEN The Necessity of Hope
206
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Paperback / softback
222 pagina's
Januari 2008
209 gram
204 x 138 x 15 mm
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