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Arms Races

Arms Races

Technological and Political Dynamics (International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO))

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Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • Peace studies,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military Science,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Arms race,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Military weapons

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNils Petter Gleditsch (Editor), Olav Njolstad (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7909376M
    ISBN 100803982216
    ISBN 109780803982215

    Apr 01,  · History shows that negotiations have a mixed record at preventing arms races. The British attempt to prevent an arms race in Dreadnought warships with Germany in may be described as a sincere dovish strategy, that is, a dovish attitude with an intent of arming only if Cited by: Arming and Arms Races James D. Fearon Department of Political Science Stanford University DRAFT March 24, Abstract I consider a model of arming in which states choose in successive periods whether to build weapons and.

    Oct 07,  · The (Il)logic of Arms Races. Hypersonic weapons are just the most recent manifestation of the urge to engage in an “arms race,” even if, as a sports metaphor, it couldn’t be more off base. Take, for instance, a bike or foot race. Nov 15,  · Dawkins & Kreps are quite specific about the time scales, parties and mechanisms involved in their biological arms races. This is like Richardson’s treatment of physical processes and statistics of deadly quarrels, but unlike his more metaphorical treatment of the mathematics of Author: Ron P. Smith.

    This part of the elizrosshubbell.com web site looks into the issue of arms races around the world. India and Pakistan are latest members of the nuclear club. What does this means in terms of international relations between the two and what about all the other social problems the two nations need to deal with. May 24,  · The Growing Dangers of the New Nuclear-Arms Race. The Trump Administration’s push for more nuclear weapons is part of a perilous global drive .


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Dec 01,  · Arms Races Continue. The Cold War ended in ; however, inthe United States and the Soviet Union had signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) to. Arms races may be classified as either symmetrical or asymmetrical.

In a symmetrical arms race, selection pressure acts on participants in the same direction. An example of this is trees growing taller as a result of competition for light, where the selective advantage for either species is increased height. An asymmetrical arms race involves. An arms race occurs when two or more nations participate in interactive or competitive increases in "persons under arms" as well as "war material".

Simply defined as a competition between two or more states to have superior armed forces; a competition concerning production of weapons, the growth of a military, and the aim of superior military technology.

Sep 26,  · Cry Havoc: How the Arms Race Drove the World to War, Paperback – December 4, “By placing arms races in central positions on the road to war, Maiolo has helped develop our understanding both of the international history of the s and the cataclysm that followed. This is a hugely impressive book, full of material that Cited by: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Arms Races in International Politics: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Mahnken at Barnes & Noble.

B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Arms Races and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Avi Kober This volume provides the first comprehensive history of the arms racing Arms Races book in modern Arms Races book politics, drawing both on theoretical approaches and on the latest historical research.

Written by an international team of specialists, it is divided into four sections: before ; the inter-war years; the Cold War; and extra-European and post-Cold War arms races.

An Analysis of the Richardson Arms Arms Races book Model David Bigelow November 25, Abstract book, ”Weather Pioneering by Numerical Processes,” was the first to sug- was a system of differential equations modelling arms races. This system hasCited by: 1.

During the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union became engaged in a nuclear arms race. They both spent billions and billions of dollars trying to build up huge stockpiles of nuclear weapons.

Near the end of the Cold War the Soviet Union was spending. The first atom bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on the 6th August, The power of the bomb had truly shocked the world.

Try guessing how much Stalin was shivering at the thought of their new enemy having the most powerful weapon ever made in the history of the world, and the potential for them to destroy their cities in the touch of a button.

Arms races are important phenomenon They can involve the commitment of vast amounts of resources that might otherwise be used to help societies.

And arms races can be a cause of war, although there is a debate on how this happens. With the arrival of the behavioral revolution in international relations, the number of quantitative studies of arms races elizrosshubbell.com: Richard J.

Stoll. Arms Races in International Politics From the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century Edited by Thomas Mahnken, Joseph Maiolo, and David Stevenson. The first comprehensive history of arms races in modern international politics; Written by an international team of specialists.

Feb 22,  · This is an interesting and provocative collection of essays that address a once-forgotten, now all-too-relevant set of issues. This volume will be required reading for those with a serious interest in arms races, arms control, and missile defense. (Steven Reviews: 1. In Animal Weapons, biologist Douglas Emlen pulls readers into the worlds of these remarkable beasts, trekking through rainforests and mountain passes to unravel the mysteries of their weapons.

Along the way, Emlen shows that the essential biology of animal arms races applies to our own weapons, too. esize the causes and effects of arms races, from the famed Dreadnought race 6 | Understanding the Arms “Race” in South Asia Nuclear-Capable Missile Tests as a Measure of Arms Racing Indian and Pakistani nuclear developments are the main cause of arms race concerns.

Ideally, the best measure of whether the two are in fact in a classic. PART ONE: THE STATE OF THE ARTResearch on Arms Races - Nils Petter GleditschArms Race Dynamics and Arms Control - Dieter SenghaasArms Races, Formal Models, and Quantitative Tests - Hakan WibergArms Race Modelling - Michael D Intriligator and Dagobert L Brito A ReconsiderationArtificial Intelligence Models of Arms Races - Paul SmokerPART TWO.

@article{osti_, title = {Arms races and the international system}, author = {Horn, M.D.}, abstractNote = {The hypothesis that arms racing leads to war is examined in detail. A theoretical model of arms racing behavior is elaborated.

The basic premise is that a nation's military expenditures are a function of specific external threats and the opportunity costs that arms expenditures.

Mar 01,  · Although major power arms races have been the subject of a great amount of mathematical modelling, there has been little data-based research concerning their impact on international war.

This study attempts to determine whether or not these arms races affect the probability that a serious dispute between major powers will escalate to all-out elizrosshubbell.com by: The main characters are trapped in a Lensman Arms Race because the Getter Rays, the energy of evolution, keeps pushing them forward regardless of the consequences for the universe.

The antagonists are fighting them to prevent this, but by attacking humanity they only make them stronger. Arms races and military power --The superpower strategic balance --The spread of nuclear weapons --The arms race in space --Nuclear weapons in Europe --The European central balance --The chemical arms race --Arms control and disarmament --Responsibility: Michael Sheehan.

This chapter considers the effects of a robust nuclear posture on nuclear arms races. Critics have argued that attaining nuclear advantages is difficult because the effort will provoke dangerous arms races.

Drawing on existing international relations scholarship and an empirical examination of US arms competitions, it argues that arms races are not generally a significant cost to the. This new edition of a very current interdisciplinary book covers both technical material and social issues, to give readers of all backgrounds a sense of the overall implications of the arms race.

Weapons are the primary focus of the book, with the history of their development and nuclear politics included in the introductory chapters. There is a thorough discussion of global nuclear exchange.But what's great about allegories is that they're flexible and fuzzy.

That means that while the Good Doctor may have intended for his book to allegorize the Cold War, we can think of it in terms of current arms races, the supercomputer race, or any other adversarial relationship between two groups based on technological advancement.This book provides the first comprehensive history of the arms-racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing both on theoretical approaches and on the latest historical research.

Written by an international team of specialists, it is divided into four sections: before ; the inter-war years; the Cold War; and extra-European and post-Cold War arms races.